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Unidirectional arrays on standard boards. Both players in the same direction, as Viking Chess, but on boards of correspondiyng face-to-face variants.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
💡📝Charles Gilman wrote on Fri, Jan 16, 2009 06:38 AM UTC:
While I appreciate your concern that promotion is inadequate, a Moebius board would be entirely out of keeping with the inspiration. Besides, postponing promotion would reverse my achievement of putting short-range pieces a step nearer promotion than in standard Shogi. On the other hand I am warming to the idea of making promotees more symmetric. Promoting the Bishop by adding a Cannon move would present a formidable threat to pieces starting from multiple ranks. If I can devise a satisfactory way to do that I will credit you with pushing me the extra distance.