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It was last modified on: 1998-09-14
 Author: Ben  Good. Inventor: Robert  Abbott. Pincer Pawn. Moves as rook, and takes by enclosing.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Matthew Montchalin wrote on 2005-11-07 UTC
In almost all species of Baroque (and Ultima) Chess, the pincher pawn does not capture diagonally. To bring about a 'custodial' capture, the pawn must move like a rook, and the enemy target must be between the pawn and a friendly piece.