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Dovecote Chess. One small non-rules tweak generally changes the character and pace of gameplay. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on Mon, Oct 23, 2023 04:59 PM UTC in reply to Ben Reiniger from 02:52 PM:

(The EGT appears to be broken right now, but that should work.)

Very weird, I cannot explain that behavior, and it seems to originate out of nowhere, as this used to work before. I put in some extra code now to erase the board just before the pieces are placed, and this appears to cure the problem.

The Dove indeed can force checkmate on a bare King. It does not need the fG moves for that, but if I remove those it seems to need all others. With all its moves it loses mating potential on 11x11.