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This item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-04-19
 Inventor: Walter  Zamkauskas. AmazonsThis item is a game information page
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2018-04-19
 Inventor: Walter  Zamkauskas.. Amazons and a computer version.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Filip Rachunek wrote on 2005-06-05 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
You can play this interesting game on <a href=http://BrainKing.com>http://BrainKing.com</a> :-)

Roberto Lavieri wrote on 2004-09-21 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Amazons is a great game. I can´t say it is a Chess Variant, the game is of territorial nature, and it is perhaps more close to Go. This game is moderately popular, perhaps more in South America than in other lands, I have seen it passionately played by a few universitary students, but it is not still a very diffused game, though. It is not easy implement a good program which plays Amazons well, but I have seen a couple of free decently strong programs for this game. You can try YAMAZON (v0.48), by Hiroshi Yamashita (http://www32.ocn.ne.jp/~yss/index.html), a very good contendor and a real challenge for intermediate players, and the reasonable strong program INVADER (v 2.1), by Richard Lorentz, which plays Amazon in a board of NxM http://www.csun.edu/~lorentz/amazon.htm). If you try these programs you are going to be greatly surprised, unless you are a very high-level player.

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