[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Bastille Chess. Win by clearing your opponent's fortress. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Michael Nelson wrote on 2005-02-09 UTCCharles is of course correct--one will never promote to Rook, Bishop, or King in this game, as their moves are subsets of the Queen's move. this can never be desirable when stalemate is not an issue. Underpromoting to a Knight can be correct as its move is distinct from the Queen's Charles Gilman wrote on 2005-02-09 UTCGiven that there is no stalemate, would there ever be a case for promoting to Rook or Bishop either? Paul DeWitte wrote on 2005-02-05 UTCSure. The kings are not royal in this game, so I guess that would technically make each king a 'man' according to the piececlopedia. However, I think the idea of a king whose power is on the wane is a more appropriate concept for a variant called 'Bastille' Chess. Peter Aronson wrote on 2005-02-05 UTCGood ★★★★This looks amusing. One question -- can Pawns promote to Kings, since Kings are non-royal? Mind you, I can't see why you'd ever <em>want</em> to do so, but could you? 4 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.