Chess piece survival rates

Fascinating.

prior probability

Via digg, we saw that someone posted a variant of this question on Quora: “What are the chances of survival of individual chess pieces on average.” Oliver Brennan, a chess aficionado and computer programmer, posted this answer:

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One Response to “Chess piece survival rates”

  1. Franklin Chen Says:

    Very instructive asymmetries, reflecting the difference between White and Black in the opening!

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