[ 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 Primitive Chess. Short-range major pieces and no pawns, but a piece like an apprentice for each major piece. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating] Jianying Ji wrote on 2002-05-11 UTCGood ★★★★Since the major pieces in the back row are weak, it might make sense for the following variant: No apprentices, Just the backrow pieces. and have the pieces promote to full strength when they reach the backrow. With the same object of checkmating the king.