[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Earlier ⇧Reverse Order⇩ Later Mosaic Chess. Large variant combining pieces from various other games.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Ben Reiniger wrote on 2021-12-13 UTCI'm always a little wary about large piece-packed variants. Have you played this? Not every visitor will understand the Betza notation; and while the interactive diagram helps, you should additionally include plain english descriptions for pieces. Daniel Zacharias wrote on 2021-12-14 UTCI have, but not very much. I'll add descriptions of the pieces. Daniel Zacharias wrote on 2021-12-15 UTCHow are the descriptions now? Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2021-12-17 UTCI like very much the concept behind this game. I'm eager to play it to see how it goes. Carlos Cetina wrote on 2022-01-14 UTCTesting the preset of this variant using the PLAY someone at the same location resource, I got to a position that shows that there is a bug. After the following moves 1. P g4-g6 1 ... p g9-g7 2. Z i1-g4 2 ... c g10-g9 3. Z g4-i7 3 ... c g9-g8 4. P f4-f5 4 ... a e11-i7 5. S e3-f4 5 ... a i7-d2; q-dest 6. S f4-g5 6 ... q d2-i7 7. A h2-f4 7 ... q i7-i3 // - check! - White has only 2 moves for removing the check: 8. E j3-i3 and 8. I k3-i3 However, the first is banned by the software warning that g4 is empty. Use your browser's BACK button to go back to the previous page, then reload if necessary. If this is your settings file, you may edit it at https://www.chessvariants.com/play/pbm/play .php? game = Mosaic + Chess & settings = mosaic & submit = Edit while when wanting to perform the latter, the software asks Which piece will you promote to? showing a menu of 19 options, all pieces of the blue side. EDIT: Just realized that moving 8. U j1-i3 cancels the check correctly but does not invalidate the gist of the report. 5 comments displayedEarlier ⇧Reverse Order⇩ LaterPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.