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. Commercial chess variant on board with 104 squares.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Simon Jepps wrote on 2010-01-29 UTC
Actually I will express another criticism, and that is, not only does the Champion not have enough range but it is placed right on the edge farthest from anything, making it even longer for it to become useful. Furthermore, I find it is the only piece that suitably protects the end pawns and so you can't really develop it even if you wanted to because you'll leave your side ranks exposed to attack. If anyone can dampen my firey claims please feel free to.