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Chess with Different Armies

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This is a Zillions of Games Saved Game file. You need to have the Zillions of Games program installed on your system to be able to use it. You will also need the particular Zillions of Games rules file installed on your system. For more information on Zillions of Games, go to their site at Zillions of Games.

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Chess with Different Armies is a Zillions Saved Game file. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Each player has a different army.


<p>To load this Zillions Saved Game file you must first extract the "Chess with Different Armies" Zillions rules file, cwda.zrf, and the Alfaerie images into your Zillions folder (extract: <a href="../index/zillions.php?itemid=zcwda"></a>, author: Peter Aronson; see the associated files below).</p> <p>This game was played in the 2003 Multivariant Play By E-Mail Tournament. John Lawson played White. Michael Nelson played Black. Black resigns on move 22. See the above illustrations of Black's moves 9 and 20, referenced below.</p> <p>Nelson comments to Lawson, "I have no countermove to your impending Bede h5xh7 mate. Thank you for an excellent game. Beautiful sacrificial mating combination, I didn't see that coming. A game the winner can be proud of and the loser need not be ashamed."</p> <p>Lawson comments, "I had wanted to choose the Remarkable Rookies for myself, but Mike picked them first. I believe the Rookies to be strong in the endgame, so I picked the Colorbound Clobberers as likely to give me the best chances in the middle game. The move that caused Mike to have trouble with divided forces for the rest of the game was move 8, when I got a pawn on the fifth rank. I was able to concentrate pieces on the King’s side more quickly, and I saw that 20. Cardinal d1-e3 provided some surprising threats. Most of Mike’s possibilities at that point seemed awkward for him, but I was keenly aware of the limitations of my pieces. After Mike’s 20…. Woody Rook g6-h6, I found the mate, which I had not anticipated. Had I been Mike, I would have chosen 20…. Pawn h7-h6."</p> <p>Nelson replies, "My real mistake was 9...Pawn c7 -c5; I should have played Pawn c7 -c6 then exchanged pawns. John still ends up pawn on d5, but it will be harder to defend. I might have salvaged a draw (having made the mistake on move 9) by sacrificing a minor piece to break up John's pawn structure. John's suggested move 20 prevents the mate, but I have a lost game anyway. I've analyzed it extensively with Zillions--all defenses lead to similar but slower mates, or allow John to decimate my army."</p> <p><u>Moves List</u></p> <table border="1" width="443"> <tr> <td width="228"> <p align="center"><b>White</b></p> </td> <td width="228"> <p align="center"><b> Black</b></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>1. Pawn b2 - b3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook g8 - g6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>2. Pawn g2 - g3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Half-Duck f8 - f6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>3. Pawn e2 - e4</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> King e8 - g8, Short-Rook h8 - f8</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>4. Waffle g1 - e3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn e7 - e5</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>5. FAD f1 - f3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook b8 - b6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>6. Pawn c2 - c3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Half-Duck c8 - c6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>7. Pawn d2 - d4</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn d7 - d6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>8. Pawn d4 - d5</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Half-Duck c6 - a6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>9. King e1 - g1, Bede h1 - f1</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn c7 - c5</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>10. Pawn c3 - c4</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Half-Duck f6 x f3</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>11. Waffle e3 x f3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Short-Rook a8 - c8</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>12. FAD c1 - b2</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook b6 - b8</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>13. Waffle b1 - d3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn b7 - b6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>14. Bede a1 - c1</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook b8 - b7</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>15. Bede f1 - h3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn b6 - b5</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>16. Waffle d3 - f5</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn b5 x c4</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>17. Pawn b3 x c4</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook b7 - b6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>18. Pawn a2 - a3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Half-Duck a6 - a8</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>19. Bede h3 - h5</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook b6 - a6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>20. Cardinal d1 - e3</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Woody-Rook g6 - h6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>21. Cardinal e3 x h6</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> Pawn g7 x h6</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td width="228"> <p>22. Bede c1 x h6</p> </td> <td width="228"> <p> resigns</p> </td> </tr> </table>


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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.

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