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 By Greg  Strong. Brouhaha. Like Chess, but it really brings the ruckus! (8x8, Cells: 72) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2020-07-01 UTCGood ★★★★

I have 2 questions about the brouhaha squares:

1) What is the advantage of allowing a capture on a brouhaha square? Spontaneously, I find this strange: I understood that such a square hosts a piece until it is activated and enter into play, then the square disapears. Then, this square is not part of the play area really. So, I wouldn't have allowed a capture on it at all. Maybe there is something I don't see.

2) Why this name of "brouhaha" square? At least in French a brouhaha is a surrounding noise. Those squares are more like a fog, brouillard in French. Brouhaha/brouillard, is there a linguistic confusion there? 

David Paulowich wrote on 2007-04-12 UTCGood ★★★★

Bede notes: Eric Greenwood's Archabbott is a BWD, a piece which I once called the 'Grand Bishop'. Never managed to find a use for the Grand Bishop or the Grand Rook (RFA).

Andy Maxson wrote on 2007-02-03 UTCGood ★★★★
How about you make even another brouhaha variant in which your bishop dabbaba piece the cleric is replaced with the abbot which jumps to the second diagonal case or moves to the first diagonal case, or jumps exactly two orthogonally. It would still reach only half but reduces some of the favor people would have with this ove the bishop this also camfrom ralph betza's classic chess with different armies but i think this introduces another leaper the alfil so now all the new pieces will not copy orthodox moves and people won't favor the cleric over the bishop. Why not call it ruckus?

Claudio Martins Jagu wrote on 2006-08-13 UTCGood ★★★★


From your pieces we can develop another 4:

From the cleric:

A slider that moves orthogonally and leaps 2 squares diagonally;

Another slider that combines the moves of the cleric and the piece I've mentioned;

From the scout:

A leaper that moves one square diagonally and leaps 3 squares in diagonal, with the knight move;

A leaper that combines the scout and the piece I've mentioned.

I trully believe that these are natural conclusions of your work. Thanks! Thanks.

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