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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-12-15
 Author: Fergus  Duniho. Bishop. Moves arbitrary number of unobstructed squares diagonally.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Carlos wrote on 2005-11-18 UTC
In spanish, this piece is called Alfil. It has no other meaning than 'that chess piece that moves diagonally'. As a spanish reader, I sometimes get confused when I see the word 'Alfil' not meaning the Bishop, because this is the piece I think about when I hear that word :)