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Charles Gilman wrote on 2005-02-10 UTC
As I say, the term is not my own, it just fitted with my idea for
enhancing
the Xiang Qi Elephant (as now finally featured in my Cannonless XQ
variants
at http://www.chessvariants.org/xiangqivariants.dir/xq_vars.html). It has
since occurred to me that you can even have MD Pawns. 'But Pawns move
only one step!' I hear you cry. Ah, but what if you extend the initial
double move to captures, allowing a Pawn on its starting rank to make two
successive captures in the same (diagonal) direction in one move? This
thought occurred to me when devising a variant in which the Pawn's
double
move may be two noncapturing orthogonal moves, two capturing diagonal
moves, or one of each in either order. I plan to submit the variant under
the name Eurofighter Chess, as it extends a double move first introduced
in Europe.

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