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Enchanted Forest. Chess Variant with fairy pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]

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ChessVA computer program
. Program for playing numerous Chess variants against your PC.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2022-12-06 UTC

Thanks! This is so useful!


Greg Strong wrote on 2022-12-06 UTC

All pieces including pawns are taken into account. The midgame adjustment is proportional to the sum of the midgame values of all the opponent's pieces divided by the number of pieces. The endgame adjustment is proportional to the sum of the endgame values of the opponent's pieces divided by the number of pieces. So the Joker winds up being worth about one pawn more than the average piece value.


Aurelian Florea wrote on 2022-12-06 UTC

And by the way Greg, I have decided to remove the rule that there shouldn't be more than one joker for a player on the board. It happened once, and in the endgame, when this happens it was not as game breaking as I thought!


Enchanted Forest. Chess Variant with fairy pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]

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Bovine Chess. (Updated!) chess variant to illustrate new alternative notation for fairy pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-12-06 UTC
This is one of the strangest variants I have ever seen. It is also one of the rare variants where friendly capture plays an important role.

ChessVA computer program
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Aurelian Florea wrote on 2022-12-06 UTC

Does the joker evaluation include all pieces or all piece types? How are pawn taken into account?


Enchanted Forest. Chess Variant with fairy pieces. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]

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Greg Strong wrote on 2022-12-05 UTC

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Very Heavy Chess. A lot of firepower with all compounds of classical chess pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-12-05 UTC

I have added an Interactive Diagram to this page. (Thanks to HG)


Heavy Chess. A high-density chess-variant-variant.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-12-05 UTC

I have added an Interactive Diagram to this page. (Thanks to HG)


Zanzibar-XL. Further step after Metamachy. 80 pieces of 19 different pieces, with historical lineage.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-12-05 UTC

I have added an Interactive Diagram to this page. (Thanks to HG)


Eurasian Chess. Synthesis of European and Asian forms of Chess. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2022-12-05 UTC

I moved the Interactive Diagram into the article, after changing its appearance to the original style. I hid the ascii board for those that have JavaScript on; the Diagram had to be larger than the original static image in order to use the Eurasian .gif pieces.


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