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by H.G.Muller
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Musketeer Chess
Topic: Piece value
Replies: 1
Views: 756

Re: Piece value

Note that numerological approaches to piece-value prediction like this are infamous for their unreliability. The underlying 'theories' contain so many free parameters that it is always very easy to tune it such that you get it exactly right for the 4 orthodox pieces. But then it usually utterly fail...
by H.G.Muller
Tue Oct 23, 2018 9:25 pm
Forum: Chexx
Topic: Chexx is online
Replies: 2
Views: 1860

Re: Chexx is online

Why the ridiculously low version of the Hawk (in the rules section)? This must be a typo. I guess most of the pieces listed with value 5 were copy-pasted and not updated to any real value. (E.g. Crowned Rook is definitely way stronger than the Crowned Bishop). But 2.3 for a leaper with 16 moves...!?
by H.G.Muller
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Musketeer Chess
Topic: King + Musketeer piece vs King checkmate-practice applet
Replies: 2
Views: 2598

King + Musketeer piece vs King checkmate-practice applet

I set up an applet where one can practice elementary end-games of King + piece vs King, for many different pieces, including most Musketeer pieces. See http://hgm.nubati.net/rules/EGT.html . The page starts building an end-game table for the selected piece, and then will reply to any move you play o...