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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2005-05-01
 By Michael  Nelson. Decima. Variant on 10 by 10 board where you win when you have 10 points on the 10th row. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2005-07-01 UTCGood ★★★★
This looks like a good game. The learning curve is low, and the game includes an intriguing new winning condition that incorporates the number 10.

Greg Strong wrote on 2005-05-01 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Very nice!  You were able to submit an update with the user-submission
system, and the editors had no problem moving the existing comments to the
new page.  It is indeed a new age at the CVP!

The idea of Decima is very nice.  The number 10 is included in an
interesting way, via the point values, and these values also have a very
nice way of helping to level the value of the pieces.  What the material
value of the pieces should be relative to the pawn would be very difficult
to determine.  But, this helps to add interest to the game ...

Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2005-04-02 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
This game is really interesting. it should be good a Preset in Game Courier.

Mason Green wrote on 2005-03-08 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Thanks for the information. I have now rated Decima 'Excellent'.

I would probably play the Zillions file right now, if I had ZoG on my
computer. Dang! Why does Zillions of Games have to cost money, though?
I'd download it right away if it were free.

Mason Green wrote on 2005-03-07 UTCGood ★★★★
It's always nice to see a chess variant when you win in yet another new, exciting way. However, I do have one question...would this game be drawish? I can imagine quite a few scenarios where there's a giant blood-bath and soon there aren't enough pieces left for this player to win. If I knew this game wasn't drawish, I'd rate it excellent.

Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2005-03-06 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
I have tested it playing a couple of games against Zillions, and the game play is very nice, strategy and tactics are -sui generis- , adapted to the rules of this excellent game.

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