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Diagonal Chess. Board turned 45 degrees. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2003-11-16 UTCGood ★★★★
At first glance I thought the promotion limits rather odd, but now I can
see that the Queening squares are indeed harder to get to than other
promotion squares from binomial theory. It still seems slightly odd that
the Knights have been turned into Camels in all but name, although it is
a
good illustration of the connection between the two leapers' moves.

One thing to do with the 8th Pawn would be stick it on top of the left
Rook to represent a real (unbound) Knight. That way the radial linepieces
would be one bound to each square colour on the left and a single unbound
one on the right, and the oblique leapers would be the other way round.