You are on the backup site for Chessvariants.com. Any posts, moves, or other changes you make here will not be permanent, because the pages and database from the main site will be backed up here every midnight EST. Additionally, things may not be working right, because this site is also a testbed for newer system software. So, if you are not here to test, develop, or merely read this site, you may want to change .org to .com in the navigation bar and go to the main site.



The Chess Variant Pages




[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ]
[ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ]
[ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]

Single Comment

Diplomacy chess. Simultaneously selected moves are only carried out when they do not conflict.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Paul Townsend wrote on 2003-10-17 UTCGood ★★★★
Slight confusion. Under 'Conflict Moves', para 2, second diagram, there
seems to be a mistake. The write-up only makes sense if the knight on d6
is *black*.

Otherwise great to even out the 'first move advantage'.

When castling, the king's intermediate square could be momentarily in
check by e.g. the opponent's queen moving in the opposite direction
across a different rank, even if the starting and finishing positions
were
not in check. This would presumably forbid the castling move.

e - Q - - - - - - 
d - - - - - - - -
c - - - - - - - - 
b P P - P P P P P 
a R - - K - - - -
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Black moves Qe4, White tries to castle. As the king moves through a3 the
queen moves through e3. CHECK! White move fails. Queen moves on to e4, no
check at the end of the move.