Siomega’n Openings & Pawnspace

Siomega Chess by Simon Jepps
Black plays 14… h6.
As discussed often regarding one hundred square board variants, Opening play about this much larger arena is often observed to weaken the collective strength of Pawns, since vast spaces will grow between them reducing their ability to form defensive communities.

Yet perhaps what is more often overlooked, is the remedy within the individual player’s ability to adjust and adapt to a different style of play.

In actual fact, whence playing a 100sq variant such as Siomega, the most experienced players of such an arena will tell you, the secrets of defensive agility reside in the ability to play offensively yet at arms reach ~ recumbently so to speak, yet with a long distance catapult.

Indeed scholars of “Hedgehog” systems may find this article of particular interest.

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10×10 Checkered Boards & Pieces

Siomega Chess by Simon Jepps
Siomega Chess by Simon Jepps featuring Masters Games Jester Chess pieces
Siomega is played on a larger 100 square checkered board featuring two Wizard pieces and two extra Pawns. A traditional Chess set features a board of only 64 squares and there are no Wizard pieces or extra Pawns.

Thus in order to play Siomega one will have to acquire suitable equipment.

Luckily for us, a Wizard figurine does not have to actually feature a “Crescent Moon” in its physical design, for a Wizard may appear however a Wizard desires.

There are many Chess manufacturers selling “fairy” Chess pieces or sets, such as House Of Staunton, any of these can be used as a Wizard.

A good search of House Of Staunton website, for terms such as “variant” or “musketeer” often returns interesting results.

However, if you are looking for something more exquisitely crafted, you can’t afford not to browse Masters Games website, to see their beautiful Jester Chess sets.

These beautiful burnt wood Jester pieces are my all time favourite Wizard set and will always remain so.

With regards to checkered playing boards, of course 100 square checkered boards are not easy to find, but a good dedicated search of the interweb will often return at least some fruitful results.

Once again, our friends at Masters Games often have something suitable in that respect, such as this good selection and also various independent online artisans sometimes have such items for sale.

If you feel up to the challenge, design and make a Chess set yourself… even painted potatoes would serve their duty!

Of course a Chess board is much easier to make than actual Chess pieces, so why not make one to match? You do not need to be a carpenter to apply a bit of die to some marked out squares… so give it a try!

Good luck with your Chess hunting and if you know of a good source yourself, then feel free to post a link or two in the comments below.

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Boris Johnson’s Coronavirus Letter

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You want my advice? Don’t open the letter.

Why can’t they just publish it online? Who is handling the mail? Nobody ELSE is opening or receiving mail and so NEITHER SHOULD YOU.

Mr. Johnson has managed to communicate with us through the other mediums quite suitably so far.

Therefore, we the people of “Britain” demand to know why we are being sent unnecessary mail during a pandemic lockdown.

Is it because the government is retarded when it comes to using email? We understand vital EU life support ventilator correspondence recently went “unnoticed” in your spam folder.

Are you really sending EVERYBODY this letter, or is it only proEuropeans?

You see, Mr. “prime minister”, if that letter does happen to be infected, a very close friend of mine will die.

You have the virus yourself, don’t you? And you are going to send us this “item” at a cost of £5.8m?

I suggest you find a new job.

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Siomega ~ The Crescendo Of Modern Chess

Introduction

Siomega Chess by Simon Jepps
Siomega Chess by Simon Jepps
The name “Siomega” gets its origins from the two words “Si” and “Omega”, in that the game is a blending of Omega Chess and the chessgnastics of “Si” Jepps.

The game of Siomega is played very similarly to Classical Chess, in fact it borrows all of the same pieces, only in Siomega we also play a little magic and borrow one more piece, the Omega Wizard.

I have always loved the Wizard, ever since I first heard of its invention by the great Daniel MacDonald. Indeed MacDonald’s Omega Chess, whilst a recipient of some criticism, is a fairly well designed game.

However, the “Champion” piece has never settled well with me and also I never could quite surrender to an extended 104 square board.

Yet the Wizard… what a marvelous piece.

Honestly, in the last twenty years of designing and constructing Chess variants, I have never witnessed such a beautiful piece. Its grace and wisdom the pure artistry of its creator.

In fact what may have never been mentioned before is a very magical trait I believe to have discovered about the Wizard.

I will describe its movement shortly, but when I do, be sure to observe its pattern. For if you look closely you will see, a crescent moon within its reach and a pointed star within its stride.

Here then is my final contribution to the Omega Chess conceptual variantism. Yet regard my game not as a final embracing of Omega Chess, but instead behold it as a toast unto the future.

For what I believe to have created here, is the answer to the Wizard’s dilemma. He knows he is meant to exist and he knows he was created to bring great joy unto the world.

Yet he doesn’t quite know his worthiness, for he exists only in a foreign land, born into an artificial world where his comrades and friends are likewise misplaced.

Siomega Chess is then, I believe, where the Wizard belongs.

This, my final salute to the ever turning, ever swirling chaotic pool of Chess Variant fanatiscism, is what I truly believe to be the Final Frontier Of Checkered Warfare.

Siomega Chess then, presents to you many wondrous yet easy to embrace, magical twists to the laws of the game, yet which whence applied rationally and logically, ignite with thunder the ultimate strategical conundrums of this ancient art.

Please… enjoy.

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SRG ~ Daylight Moon Phenomena

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Introduction

SRG Daylight Moon Phenomena
The Galearthéan Daylight Moon
All Galearthéan lunar phases are predominantly the result of the three interacting phenomena, hereby known as SRG:

  • Seasonal Sunlight
  • Radioactive Recharge
  • Gravitational Arches

Of all the wondrous phenomena which contradict the indoctrinated fallacy of a Spherical Earth, the most majestic of these have to be the miracle of the Galearthéan Daylight Moon Phenomena.

Witnessing the Moon during daylight is not a miracle in itself.

Yet, the miracle is beheld whence the Moon is high, the Sun is low and its topmost luminosity a hemispherical impossibility.

Yet before we can voyage deep into the Galearthéan Cosmological Explanation of this most spectacular event, it is necessary to explain the fundamental principles of Galearthéan Lunar Phases.

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British Government Bribed, Bullied & Murdered Benefits Claimants

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Without further ado, it is time to put an end to the draconian English Tory philosophy of austerity through oppression, by supporting Celtic independence.

The collective will of all Celtic people is to live in peace and harmony with one another and to look after our neighbours, with charity and kindness. It is not to take away their livelihoods through oppression, bribery, bullying and murder.

The following articles are not even one millionth percent of the greater picture regarding the heartless and systematic disregard for human life by a Tory government.

Yet let this blog entry serve as a reminder to all those smirking behind their overpaid fascist faces, that crimes against humanity, which are still being committed by our government to this day… will not go ignored.

Hereby, we the people of Panceltainia will never officially recognise a “Knighthood” ever again ~ especially from “one” who claims poverty grants herself.

DWP accused of offering disabled people ‘take it or leave it’ benefits

Cover-up: DWP destroyed reports into people who killed themselves after benefits were stopped

21,000 people died waiting for benefits

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