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by Casshern
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Rules
Topic: Copenhagen Hnefatafl
Replies: 150
Views: 27413

Re: Copenhagen Hnefatafl

I think this is a good rule change. Since, the purpose of rule 10 is to settle a draw for a game that would otherwise last forever. This rule can be manipulated by white to end a game in a draw, in which the game would otherwise end as a white lose. White already has exit fort and shieldwall rules t...
by Casshern
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Re: Gaming activity
Replies: 36
Views: 8518

Re: Gaming activity

Hagbard wrote: So the outcome (tie or winner) of a two games match of Copenhagen with two equally strong players is like flipping a coin. If a winner must be found, as fx. in the world championship tournament, a series of matches until one wins will most likely not be long: The probability of one t...
by Casshern
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Puzzles
Topic: Puzzle 5
Replies: 4
Views: 1320

Re: Puzzle 5

The quickest way for white to win is 3 moves: d4-b4, a4-a5, b4-a4. Black would probably resign after the second move. If possible, I try to get the king into that position, one step from the edge with one defender on the edge and another protecting one side. I got into a similar position against epm...