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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It is a 2 player game.
It was last modified on: 2003-05-08
 Author: Peter  Aronson. Inventor: Nuno  Cruz. Courier 'de la Dama'. Courier Chess with a Modern Queen and other changes for more dynamic play. (12x8, Cells: 96) [all comments] [add a rating or comment]

George Duke Verified as George Duke wrote on None

Crooked Bishop must turn 90 degrees each step. It is a multipath chess piece after my article of that name. To its (0,2) squares CB is two-pathed. To others of its squares, however, it is single-pathed. Ralph Betza's Crooked Bishop is not very effective since it implements variably depending on the squares. There are better ways to define a change of direction of 90 degrees or 45 degrees in a chess piece. Cetina's Sissa(45- or 225-) is superior to Crooked Bishop because it is easier to visualize the destination squares.

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