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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2001-09-29
 Author: Eric V. Greenwood. Courier-Spiel. 19th century variant of Courier Chess. (12x8, Cells: 96) [all comments] [add a rating or comment]

Christine Bagley-Jones Verified as Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on Excellent ★★★★★

The 'Bishop' in this game moves as a 'Ferfil', and the 'Councillor' moves like a 'Centaur' (knight, wazir, fers). Would this be the first appearance for these pieces? Anyone know an earlier game they are in, or another old game anyway. I know 'Ferfil' is in the game 'Shako', 1990, by Jean-Louis Cazaux.