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The Piececlopedia is intended as a scholarly reference concerning the history and naming conventions of pieces used in Chess variants. But it is not a set of standards concerning what you must call pieces in newly invented games.

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Nuno Cruz wrote on 2008-11-03 UTCGood ★★★★
I do not know if this piece has already a name other then is 'species' name (much like animals or plants have a Latin name), but may I suggest EMIR? : ) The pieces that compound it are all from Arab origin or Arab in name or where passed to us by the Arabs. So it seems an appropriate name to give... Here is a little portion of the text of wikipedia for the definition of Emir: 'commander' or 'general', also 'prince' ; also transliterated as amir, aamir or ameer) is a high title of nobility or office, used throughout the Arab World, and, historically, in some Turkic states. Emirs are usually considered high-ranking sheiks, but in monarchical states the term is also used for princes

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