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 Author: John William Brown and Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: H.J.R.  Murray. Murray Lion. Jumps two orthogonally or diagonally or captures on neighboring square.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2006-02-24 UTC
Murray Lions are also used in Wormhole Chess (Fergus Duniho, 2000). I suspect that King and Murray Lion can force checkmate against a lone King on a standard board (with no wormholes). Not sure if the lone King must be driven to one particular corner of the board, in order to force checkmate.