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The Bishop

The Bishop moves any number of squares diagonally, as long as its path is unblocked. It can also move to an adjacent orthogonal square, as long as it does not capture an enemy piece when doing so, and as long as the Bishop is adjacent to a friendly piece.

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Written by Ben Good.
This is (part of) a submission to the contest to design a chess variant on a board with 38 squares.
WWW page created: February 3, 1998.