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Anonymous wrote on 2010-04-22 UTC
'The 'Rook' gains the power to move 1 square in any diagonal direction.
The 'Promoted Rook' is sometimes known as the 'Dragon'. 
The 'Bishop' gains the power to move 1 square in any orthogonal direction
and its promoted form is often referred to as the 'Horse'.'
...Names are wrong!! Promoted bishop is also 'dragon'! Promoted rook is
'dragon king', and promoted bishop is 'dragon horse'!
By the way, how about same game, but with 7 files and lances?

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