Thread: Dukes Chess
View Single Post
  #3  
Old December 2nd 17, 06:48 PM posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Quadibloc
external usenet poster
 
Posts: 568
Default Dukes Chess

On Friday, December 1, 2017 at 6:05:41 PM UTC-7, 52% wrote:
Quadibloc wrote:


Why invest effort in learning
how to play such a game well, when Chess exists with such a large community
behind it, and is so similar?


Why indeed?


But there's another side to that. If people are put off from Chess not by
anything about the game itself, but by the fact that there are so many people
who have studied it in such depth that they are likely to run into impossibly
superior opponents... a variant has appeal for exactly that reason.

John Savard