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#24 King promotion enabled in standard mode


The promotion picker allows you to select a king as the
promotion piece. As this is only legal in suicide
chess, as far as I know, maybe this button should be
disabled unless the game is suicide.

Naturally, trying to do this in other types of game
results in..

Illegal move (e7e8=K).


  • Felipe Bergo

    Felipe Bergo - 2001-11-18
    • labels: --> user interface
    • priority: 5 --> 1
    • assigned_to: nobody --> bergo
    • status: open --> open-accepted
  • Felipe Bergo

    Felipe Bergo - 2001-11-18

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    Many players like to keep the king selected when they are
    going to play a series of suicide games - since in a fast
    game it is usually the best piece to promote to. Disabling
    it between games could make it annoying for
    suicide players.

    I may devise a way to satisfy all players and write a
    disabling scheme for the king button, but I don't feel it's
    too important.

  • Felipe Bergo

    Felipe Bergo - 2002-11-02

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    it's been over an year, I just don't this is a bug and after
    leaving this open for all this time, now I've decided that
    it is staying the way it is.

  • Felipe Bergo

    Felipe Bergo - 2002-11-02
    • status: open-accepted --> closed-wont-fix

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