New Piece Value Formula

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Steven DuCharme
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New Piece Value Formula

Post by Steven DuCharme » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:53 pm

1 point for each reachable square + 1 point for each supporting piece - 1 point for each defending piece. Thoughts?
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Chris Goodall
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Re: New Piece Value Formula

Post by Chris Goodall » Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:05 pm

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5

Black: Uh-oh, my brilliant knight (6 points) is threatened. But if I move it, I can uncover an attack by my queen (4 points) against White's bishop (7 points). Plus, on e4 it will be worth 9 points - the best piece on the board!

4...Nxe4
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