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What move requires the greatest number of moves before it could be played in a game?

Great question! Here's another try: bxa1=B+ Edit: Boo! Didn't read the passus about + being irrelevant! So here's a cheat that needs 16 plies. [FEN "rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w ...
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What is the maximum number of moves in a position of Crazyhouse?

If I count correctly, this improvement on Peter's answer is is 432 moves. Basically, I tried to get a queen on every rank, file, and diagonal - although the long diagonal with the kings is empty, ...
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What is the maximum number of moves in a position of Crazyhouse?

446 moves Disclaimer: this answer is based on the premise that we account for white moves only, and it treats having a full set of enemy pieces as having 5 options to place something. [FEN "...
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What is the maximum number of moves in a position of Crazyhouse?

I began the auction with a bid of 350 moves. Optimization are abound to be found. [FEN "NQQQQQQB/Q6Q/Q6K/Q6R/Q6R/Q6R/Q5RB/nQQQQQBk w - - 0 1"] Here is the receipt: Qa2-a6: 11*6 Na8: 2 Qb8-...
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