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KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-28 UTC

Is anyone interested?


Canvasser. Compound of Rook and Camel.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-22 UTC

This piece is pretty rare it seems


Silver Anniversary[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-16 UTC

But what was CVP in 1995-1997 then?


Bent Riders. A discussion of pieces, like the Gryphon, that take a step then move as riders.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-15 UTC

About piece names: F-then-DD is used in one of David Paulowich's games, with a compound with rook too (Spotted Gryphon and Chainsaw). I recently thought of a F-then-W-then-DD piece. About Man-and-Beast, those definitely deserve a rework


Manticore. Moves one space orthogonally, then slides outward as a Bishop.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-13 UTC

(the comment search is broken)


KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-13 UTC

I once read a comment by HG Muller avout how this piece van reach every square bishops can reach that are orthogonally next to it. But where is that Comment?


Nao. Moves like nightrider, but must jump when taking.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-04 UTC

This piece has also been called a Cao, probably the C coming from cavalry


Lion (2). Moves on queen-lines but must jump exactly one piece. Appears in fairy chess problems.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-02-03 UTC

This basically is similar to the Korean Cannon (there BTW should be Korean piece pages too)


Betza notation (extended). The powerful XBetza extension to Betza's funny notation.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-28 UTC

what about a piece I recently read about that moves like reflecting bishop, but that must make at least one reflection?


Trefoil Chess. Chess on a trefoil-shaped board.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-27 UTC

and a two-player?


Immobilizer. Pieces standing near an immobilizer may not move.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-24 UTC

It would stop immobilizing when it is no longer a queen's move away from that piece


KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-23 UTC

No, it would immobilize similarly to the Withdrawer


KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-23 UTC

What about a piece that imobilizes by moving AWAY


Fantastic XIII. A bizarre large odd chess variant with the weirdest men from Cazaux's family.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-23 UTC

Today I thought of a piece combining the snake with a Vertical rook, that would feel very nice


Abstract Strategy Pages[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
KelvinFox wrote on 2022-01-03 UTC

Wouldn't it be a great idea if there were a website similar to this, but also with information about draughts, Lines of Action and go etc, (and variants)?


Caïssa Britannia. British themed variant with Lions, Unicorns, Dragons, Anglican Bishops, and a royal Queen. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-11-14 UTC

It does have one in the comments


Seenschach. Variant on 10 by 10 board with lake in the middle and new pieces. (10x10, Cells: 84) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-11-11 UTC

what is betza notation for the Harvestman?


Bent Riders. A discussion of pieces, like the Gryphon, that take a step then move as riders.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-11-11 UTCExcellent ★★★★★

Another piece I wonder if it ever was used is Nao


Betza notation (extended). The powerful XBetza extension to Betza's funny notation.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-10-30 UTC

woudn't it be a idea for bent riders to use > or <. (example Gryphon would be F>R)


Piececlopedia Guidelines. Missing description[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-10-28 UTC

I've written a piececlopedia myself about the Unicorn (nightrider-bishop compound) and that got accepted, so you writing an article about the ferfil should be possible too


Ultima. Game where each type of piece has a different capturing ability. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-10-06 UTC

A nightrider variant of this could be called Noctima


The Osprey[Subject Thread] [Add Response]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-10-03 UTC

what would camel-then-nightrider be?


KelvinFox wrote on 2020-09-29 UTC

I meant the bent rider that moves as Knight first and then camelrider


KelvinFox wrote on 2020-09-23 UTC

what would be betza notation for Knight then Camelrider?


Sac Chess. Game with 60 pieces. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
KelvinFox wrote on 2020-08-07 UTC

8x8 Anglo-American Draughts is actually solved. Probably most complex game that has that title (I BTW still want to create a site like this but focused on abstract strategy in general)


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