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=LS= wrote on 2004-08-10 UTCGood ★★★★
The bishop-piece here is far more interesting than the one used in the Java
Applet (/play/erf/EthiopCh.html), which is an
Alfil.  The piece here, a AFG in Betza Notation, seems quite interesting
as it sacrifices the bishop's long moves for it's jumping power, which
gives it faster development and more power in closed positions.

A counterpart for the Rook, an WDH, would also be worthwhile looking at.

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