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Pick-the-team chess. Make up a list of pieces and choose your pieces from your and your opponents list. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2011-01-19 UTC
Mecklenberg Pawns, or Mecklenbeck, promote early, http://chessvariants.org/other.dir/mecklenb.html, and it is in Knappen-cited http://www.dieschwalbe.de/lexikon.htm. Fish Pawns must not be after person or place but like woodpusher.

Claudio Martins Jaguaribe wrote on 2011-01-17 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
What are the origins of te pieces names?

Mostly the Mecklemberg, Defending and Fish pawns?

Thanks!

Anonymous wrote on 2010-03-27 UTC
It's me, who suggested rule about pawns. I think, it's not good enough: knight, wich have no 2 of his backward moves is also pawn! Here is some changes: backward moves can be nly to adjecent squares. If non-capturing forward moves are also to adjecent squares, pawn can make several forward moves on it's first turns (depending on board size). En-passant on skiped squares. Also, i think, it's better to limit number of choise to 5. What to you think about pawn properties?

Yu Ren Dong wrote on 2010-03-27 UTCGood ★★★★
Pao or Grasshopper placed on a square of row 2 or 9 in opposition of enemy King is vevy dangerous.

Flowerman wrote on 2010-03-26 UTC
This game can be well played by humans with this Ed Freedlander's Java
applet: http://www.pathguy.com/chess/ExoticCh.htm
(I sayd 'by humans' beause computer can't choose piece itself, but it
can control them).

Yu Ren Dong wrote on 2010-03-26 UTCGood ★★★★
I'd like to add my thumbs up to Pick-the-team chess that can be extremely intense with two aggressive players.

Anonymous wrote on 2010-03-25 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
It's very good game. I can suggest rule to make one pawn- pieces, 10 or 8
(depending on board size) of same pieces must be put on 2nd rank.
Pawns may have such propertys: they must not have more than 6 options to go
and no more than 2 of them can return pawn to previous rank; pawns only
pieces, wich can promote.
By the way, there are one mistake in your list of pieces: the thing, you
called 'Chinese pawn' is rather Japanese pawn: Chines pawn can also move
sideways on opponent's half of board and can't promote.

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