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Gdatum: according wikipedia - "As an assessment of the king's capability as an offensive piece in the endgame, it is often considered to be slightly stronger than a bishop or knight"
The King is better at maneuvering compared to the clumbersome knight. Bishop is only restricted to half of the available squares.
Most of the piece value calculations done in unorthodox chess variants display ~3.75 point value. This might be about equal in orthodox chess as well.
/facepalm - we are discussing the fighting strength of the King, writing that the king is priceless is irrelevant for the ongoing topic.
What do u mean by fighting strength? Topic is ' value of king?'it's value is infinity, since it is most valuable, u can't fight with it or can't fight keeping it forward.it's irrelevant of measuring it s fighting skill. If it's fighting strength becomes so high u cant mate it even with plus queen. it's just rules to limit king's power. In chess ,Most valuable piece is weak ,This is the beauty of this game and it creates the beauty of this game. Values are given for measuring trading surplus, king is not for trading, so measuring it's fighting skill is totally folish.
Yes, I'l admit that "Value of the King?" is a bit vague, but the question is very clearly stated in the initial post ("...as an attacking piece") and somewhere along the way ("...a king-like piece).
ok ok understand
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