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 By Jörg  Knappen. The Seeping Switchers. An army for Chess with Different Armies based on pieces that change color when they move.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2007-09-21 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
About Comments lately at Falcon Hexagonal Chess, here on squares JKnappen uses colour-changing and coulour-switching synonymously, whereas at hexes we recommend preserving a distinction for whether such change is compulsory or not(See Comments there where the key difference is 3 bindings). RBetza has an earlier couple paragraphs on colour-switching, but as Knappen says at end: 'Colour-switching seems to be rare, much more rare than colour-bound ones. Besides the Knight, there is the Wazir of course.' When CGilman brought it up, we thought of Zebra and Knight right away. This Seeping Switchers develops some more such pieces colour-switching. There could be countless number of them in the imagination, but really only Knight is important other than in 'ChessVariantese' lingo. This lineup is for Betza's Chess Unequal Armies. JKnappen's is always high quality work and does not over-advertise itself, as is ever the temptation when technically falling near the 'Prolificist' category. Having 10 and approaching 15+ CVs tend to put one too in the Entitlement category ever to self-promote(Actually it may be possible to make 20 bad games, verdad?). Not so Knappen who lets the work speak for itself all the best quality. Article 'Nachmahr' is excellent summary of the major elements in probably his best concept of all, multiple Knight continuations.

Andy Maxson wrote on 2007-02-10 UTCAverage ★★★
isn't the your bishop a little powerful? how about making the unicorn completely lame and making it unable to make a knight move

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