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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]
Stephane Burkhart wrote on Sun, Feb 26, 2017 06:06 AM UTC:Good ★★★★

This game looks very interesting and well thought. The idea of developping positional and strategy game by limiting the men scope to local action is a nice one. I'll surely try the ZOG file.

It would be good to add a typical game example that would show the interest.

Stephane Burkhart

Nasmichael Farris wrote on Tue, Nov 9, 2004 09:53 PM UTC:Excellent ★★★★★
I'd be interested in trying this game over-the-board.  Or correspondence.
In the process of learning the game and its development, I have many youth
who could benefit from being able to earn new power on the board so as to
learn to respect that power and use it wisely.

Jianying Ji wrote on Sat, May 11, 2002 09:58 PM UTC:Good ★★★★
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.

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