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  1. 03 Jun '06 22:28
    Whats better:
    2 Rooks or a single Queen
    2 Knights or 2 Bishop
    8 Pawns or a Knight/Bishop and a Rook

    This is not a trick, but some GMs and IMs say that X is better than Y and Y is better than X which does confuse people like me so the better public, which is you people, can tell me? The above shows
  2. 03 Jun '06 22:53
    Depends on the position.
  3. Standard member Red Night
    RHP Prophet
    03 Jun '06 22:55
    Depends on the position.
  4. Standard member MCA
    TokerSmurf
    03 Jun '06 23:01 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Red Night & cmsMaster
    Depends on the position.
    so predictable lol
  5. 03 Jun '06 23:03
    what does it depend on?
  6. 03 Jun '06 23:06
    The position.
  7. 03 Jun '06 23:07
    Originally posted by cmsMaster
    The position.
    so you're saying it depends on the position
  8. 03 Jun '06 23:15
    Originally posted by Sicilian Smaug
    The path of the moon.
    you've seen me play then - actually it depends on the time of term... in school holidays I play well (don't worry, I'm a teacher, not a spotty kid). In term time give me a queen and 2 rooks and the guy with 2 knights will win. Not far from the lunar cycle though.
  9. 03 Jun '06 23:47
    If all the pawns are on the seventh rank, then most of the time they are better than a knight or bishop and rook.
  10. 04 Jun '06 00:04
    Originally posted by Fat Lady
    If all the pawns are on the seventh rank, then most of the time they are better than a knight or bishop and rook.
    Has anybody ever managed to have 8 pawns on the seventh rank simultaneously!?
  11. 04 Jun '06 00:32
    Originally posted by cmsMaster
    Has anybody ever managed to have 8 pawns on the seventh rank simultaneously!?
    I think that would be impossible, that is, unless your black.
  12. 04 Jun '06 00:44
    Originally posted by Shinidoki
    I think that would be impossible, that is, unless your black.
    racial
  13. Standard member Bowmann
    Non-Subscriber
    04 Jun '06 00:50
    Originally posted by Knight Square
    Whats better:
    2 Rooks or a single Queen
    2 Knights or 2 Bishop
    8 Pawns or a Knight/Bishop and a Rook
    It depends on how tall your chessmen are.
  14. 04 Jun '06 04:53
    Originally posted by horsey
    racial
    rofl! if i knew how, id give you a rec.
  15. 04 Jun '06 11:32
    Originally posted by TheDarkKnight
    rofl! if i knew how, id give you a rec.
    What does rofl! stand for?
    To give a rec hit the bottom of the post - saying 'reccomend'
    You can see you own recs at the side
    I have given you one to get you started - don't feel you have to return the favour