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UPDATED! This item is a game information page
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It was last modified on: 2020-10-10
 By Daphne  Snowmoon. Nine elders (구장로九長老). (Updated!) Sittuyin + Shogi.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Ben Reiniger wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC

Better, thanks!

For Sennichite, I think you don't want "in a row", as that (to me) implies consecutive turns (and the position cannot be repeated in consecutive turns!). And in the consecutive checks part, do you mean only that Sennichite results in a loss if the repeated position is you giving check? (If so, probably "consecutive" should be removed; if not, then the difference should be called out.)

Anyway, this is close enough, so I'll unhide the page while it gets final cleaning.


Daphne Snowmoon wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC

I've edited all!


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 By H. G.  Muller. Betza notation (extended). The powerful XBetza extension to Betza's funny notation.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC

Also HG, May you repeat what a stand for. It seems it is not present in the article. I'm trying to make a 41,43 falcon and I need that information. And if you have time for that, may you tell me the XBetza notation for a 41&43 falcon. So far I have afafafsKafsafafK which does not give false positives but there are other pats that should work. Later edit: @HG I think I got the 41&43 falcon: afafafsKafsafafKafafraflKafaflafrK


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC

I can't find a way to give extra moves power to an already moved pawn. On a 12x12 board, I'd like to have the pawn go towards the middle of the board more moves even if moved. The pawn will start at rank 3 and should have available a 1,2,3 initial move or after a move of 1 a 2 move. How is that made?


The birth of 3 new variants - part 1 : Grand Apothecary Chess Alert[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC
files=12 ranks=14 symmetry=none holdingsType=1 promoZone=4 promoChoice=!P!X*C*W*N*B*L*R2*J2*Y2*O2*F2*U3*M3*A3*Z3*Q3 graphicsDir=../graphics.dir/alfaerie/ whitePrefix=w blackPrefix=b graphicsType=gif squareSize=54 hole::::a1-l1,,a14-l14 pawn:P:mfW*fceF:pawn:b4,c4,d4,e4,f4,g4,h4,i4,j4,k4,,b11,c11,d11,e11,f11,g11,h11,i11,j11,k11 berolina:X:mfF*fceW:berolinapawn:a4,l4,,a11,l11 king:K:KisO3isO4isjO2isjO3:king:g2,,g13 rook::::a3,b2,k2,l3,,a12,b13,k13,l12:1 cannon:C:mRcpR:cannon:a2,l2,,a13,l13 knightrider:Y:NN:nightrider:c2,j2,,c13,j13 warlock:W:WZ:paladin:e3,h3,,e12,h12:1 joker:J:fI:fool:e1,h1,,e14,h14 falcon:F:afafafsKafsafafKafafraflKafaflafrKafraflafKaflafrafK:bird:b3,k3,,b12,k12 knight:N:NmL:knight:c3,j3,,c12,j12:1 bishop::::d3,i3,,d12,i12 osprey:O:DmpafyafsW:bird2:f1,g1,,f14,g14 Lion:L:FDH:lion:f3,g3,,f12,g12 queen::::f2,,f13:1 unicorn:U:BNN:unicorn:h2,,h13 marshall:M:RNN:chancellor:e2,,e13 cobra:A:RpcRF:snake:d2,,d13 tiger:Z:KNAD:tiger:i2,,i13 symmetry=mirror shuffle=:F:N:B:W:L,QUMAZ maxPromote=2 royal=3
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The birth of 3 new variants - part 2 : Grand Apothecary Chess Modern[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC
files=12 ranks=14 symmetry=none holdingsType=1 promoZone=4 promoChoice=!P!X*C*W*N*B*H*R2*J2*Y2*S2*F2*D3*G3*T3*Z3*Q3 graphicsDir=../graphics.dir/alfaerie/ whitePrefix=w blackPrefix=b graphicsType=gif squareSize=54 hole::::a1-l1,,a14-l14 pawn:P:mfW*fceF:pawn:b4,c4,d4,e4,f4,g4,h4,i4,j4,k4,,b11,c11,d11,e11,f11,g11,h11,i11,j11,k11 berolina:X:mfF*fceW:berolinapawn:a4,l4,,a11,l11 king:K:KisO3isO4isjO2isjO3:king:g2,,g13 rook::::a3,b2,k2,l3,,a12,b13,k13,l12:1 cannon:C:mRcpR:cannon:a2,l2,,a13,l13 knightrider:Y:NN:nightrider:c2,j2,,c13,j13 wizard:W:FL:mage:e3,h3,,e12,h12 joker:J:fI:fool:e1,h1,,e14,h14 falcon:F:afafafsKafsafafKafafraflKafaflafrKafraflafKaflafrafK:bird:b3,k3,,b12,k12 knight:N:NmHmA:knight:c3,j3,,c12,j12:1 bishop::::d3,i3,,d12,i12 sangoma:S:BZ:cardinal1:f1,g1,,f14,g14 champion:h:WAD:champion:f3,g3,,f12,g12:1 queen::::f2,,f13:1 dragon:D:FyafsF:dragon:h2,,h13 gryphon:G:WyafsW:gryphon:e2,,e13 giant:T:DB2afyasfF:giraffe:d2,,d13 tiger:Z:KNAD:tiger:i2,,i13 symmetry=mirror shuffle=:F:N:B:W:H,QDGTZ maxPromote=2 royal=3
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The birth of 3 new variants- part 3 : Grand Apothecary Chess Classic[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-22 UTC
files=12 ranks=14 symmetry=none holdingsType=1 promoZone=4 promoChoice=!P!X*C*M*N*B*E*R2*J2*Y2*H2*F2*D3*U3*A3*Z3*Q3 graphicsDir=../graphics.dir/alfaerie/ whitePrefix=w blackPrefix=b graphicsType=gif squareSize=54 hole::::a1-l1,,a14-l14 pawn:P:mfW*fceF:pawn:b4,c4,d4,e4,f4,g4,h4,i4,j4,k4,,b11,c11,d11,e11,f11,g11,h11,i11,j11,k11 berolina:X:mfF*fceW:berolinapawn:a4,l4,,a11,l11 king:K:KisO3isO4isjO2isjO3:king:g2,,g13 rook::::a3,b2,k2,l3,,a12,b13,k13,l12:1 cannon:C:mRcpR:cannon:a2,l2,,a13,l13 knightrider:Y:NN:nightrider:c2,j2,,c13,j13 mameluk:M:WL:camel:e3,h3,,e12,h12:1 joker:J:fI:fool:e1,h1,,e14,h14 falcon:F:afafafsKafsafafKafafraflKafaflafrKafraflafKaflafrafK:bird:b3,k3,,b12,k12 knight:N:NmZ:knight:c3,j3,,c12,j12:1 bishop::::d3,i3,,d12,i12 caliph:H:BL:chancellor1:f1,g1,,f14,g14 siege elephant:E:FAH:elephant:f3,g3,,f12,g12 queen::::f2,,f13:1 dragon:D:FyafsF:dragon:h2,,h13 unicorn:U:BNN:unicorn:e2,,e13 anka:A:FR2afyasfW:bird2:d2,,d13 tiger:Z:KNAD:tiger:i2,,i13 symmetry=mirror shuffle=:F:N:B:M:E,QDUAZ maxPromote=2 royal=3
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UPDATED! This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-10-10
 By Daphne  Snowmoon. Nine elders (구장로九長老). (Updated!) Sittuyin + Shogi.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Ben Reiniger wrote on 2020-10-21 UTC
  1. I don't understand the pawn drop rules. Am I allowed to drop a pawn that attacks the opponent's Jade if they have no pieces that could capture the pawn? If so, do I win?

  2. I really don't understand Jitai. When exactly does it become effective? What are the "props" currently mentioned? If both players have fewer than 31 points do they both lose (is that a draw?)?

  3. I'd suggest the first promotion rule being changed from "are promoted" to "may be promoted", since it seems the intention is that promotion is always optional.

  4. In defining Sennichite, "phase" and "shape" should be replaced by "board position" or "game state", if one of those accurately captures your meaning. You mention "Highground" in the playoff, but that doesn't seem to exist in this game?


Daphne Snowmoon wrote on 2020-10-19 UTC

Really thank you for your answer!! but can this be published please?


Possible issue on the ability to make a move[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
wdtr2 wrote on 2020-10-18 UTC

Not sure what happened. It is working now. Thank you.


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It was last modified on: 2006-02-05
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Jose Raul Capablanca. Capablanca's Chess. Play Capablanca's Chess on the Play-by-Mail system![All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-10-17 UTC

After my 11th move as Black in the following game log, for some reason the preset didn't announce I gave check (a minor bug, maybe):

It was actually a serious bug in Game Courier. It was not saving an array element to the proper scope. I have now fixed it.


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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Game Courier Logs. View the logs of games played on Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jose Carrillo wrote on 2020-10-17 UTC

Yes Fergus.

The email group address would look like this:

[email protected]


Possible issue on the ability to make a move[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
wdtr2 wrote on 2020-10-17 UTC

In my current game (active) "Catapults of Troy". It seems to be my turn. I click the game and the board shows up showing my opponent's last move. There is a Gray button saying "userid to move". So far so good, normal behavior. I click that button. A new screen appears the banner on that page says "Make and Preview Your Move" It shows the board but it seems to be missing a whole section/div. There is no textbox or any buttons where I can enter moves. I am sort-of stuck in pre-to-middle move with no ability to make a move. My other games that have "show legal moves" are working fine. I think this game has no programming code in it, and might not be interacting with the php modules that lets you make moves properly.


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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: Jose Raul Capablanca. Capablanca's Chess. Play Capablanca's Chess on the Play-by-Mail system![All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Kevin Pacey wrote on 2020-10-17 UTC

Note to Fergus:

After my 11th move as Black in the following game log, for some reason the preset didn't announce I gave check (a minor bug, maybe):

https://www.chessvariants.com/play/pbm/play.php?game=Capablanca+Chess&log=panther-cvgameroom-2020-279-236


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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Game Courier Logs. View the logs of games played on Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

I just created a test list with two of my email addresses, and sent a test message to my new list.

Can you post a message to it by sending email to the group?


UPDATED! This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2020-10-10
 By Daphne  Snowmoon. Nine elders (구장로九長老). (Updated!) Sittuyin + Shogi.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

No. Members can see submissions too, nowadays. You would not be able to see it if you are not signed in. It is not published.


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

I can see it and I am not an editor. That means it is published.


Daphne Snowmoon wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

Are you having trouble getting this published please?


This item is an unknown type!
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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Game Courier Logs. View the logs of games played on Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jose Carrillo wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

Fergus,

Yes it works too as the Yahoo Mailing lists.

I just created a test list with two of my email addresses, and sent a test message to my new list.

Got the test email on both of my email inboxes.


Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

Google Groups is an alternative.

Isn't that just a web-based continuation of Usenet? Do Google groups work as mailing lists like Yahoo! groups did?


Jose Carrillo wrote on 2020-10-16 UTC

Fergus,

Google Groups is an alternative.

groups.google.com


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It was last modified on: 2017-08-11
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Game Courier Developer's Guide. Learn how to design and program Chess variants for Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jose Carrillo wrote on 2020-10-15 UTC

Thanks again Fergus.


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Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-10-15 UTC

are you aware?

I was not. Thanks for bringing this to my attention.

As of December 15 we will need a new mailing list for open invitations from Game Courier.

Does anyone know of any viable alternatives? I do not want to use the chessvariants.com server for this.


This item is a reference work
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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Game Courier Developer's Guide. Learn how to design and program Chess variants for Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2020-10-15 UTC

Can you delete 18. resign move from the database?

I think this is causing a problem after a won command.

Instead of doing that, which would have fixed only one game, I did a more global fix. In the won, resign, and lost commands, I replaced $movenum, which is recorded in the log, with $mline[$mln]->movenum, which is generated by the program and indicates the number of the current move.


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 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Game Courier Logs. View the logs of games played on Game Courier.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jose Carrillo wrote on 2020-10-15 UTC

Hi Fergus

are you aware?

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Announcement: End of Yahoo Groups We’re shutting down the Yahoo Groups website on December 15, 2020 and members will no longer be able to send or receive emails from Yahoo Groups. Yahoo Mail features will continue to function as expected and there will be no changes to your Yahoo Mail account, emails, photos or other inbox content. There will also be no changes to other Yahoo properties or services. You can find more information about the Yahoo Groups shutdown and alternative service options on this help page.

https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/cvgameroom/info

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As of December 15 we will need a new mailing list for open invitations from Game Courier.


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