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Scout Chess. Introducing the Scout, combining queen-captures with Camelrider moves (zrf exists).[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating] MHowe wrote on 2007-03-02 UTC
Wow, someone remembers Biform Chess. The pieces were okay, and had the advantage that each one could force mate in a K + X vs. K endgame, but the game itself, if played from the orthodox array, was not a success because there was no good way to develop without early exchanges that robbed the game of depth. Push the pawns to the third rank and there might be an array that works. If I was rating my own Biform Chess today, as it stands I'd have to give at a 'poor'. Maybe I'll see if a new array can save it.