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It was last modified on: 2000-12-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Ben R. Foster. Chancellor Chess. On a 9 by 9 or 9 by 8 board with a piece with combined rook and knight moves. (9x9, Cells: 81) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Sam Trenholme wrote on 2007-07-12 UTC
It's a very interesting question about what is more valuable: Dragon King (Rook + King; OK, rook + ferz) or Archbishop. Both can checkmate the king with the help of the king, though the mate with the Archbishop is more difficult. Were Greg Strong to introduce this piece to ChessV, making it as valuable as an Archbishop is probably a good starting point. It's pretty obvious the Archbishop is worth more than the Shogi Horse (Bishop + King; OK Bishop + Wazir) piece, since the Archibishop has eight more additional moves than the bishop, but the Shogi Horse only has four additional moves.