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Nightrider. Makes a Knight leap, and can make additional leaps in the same direction.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2008-03-01 UTC

'The grasshopper was invented in 1912 by the well known fairy chess problems composer T. R. Dawson from Britain. It is one of the two most used fairy chess pieces in problems; probably tens of thousands fairy chess problems have been composed using the grasshopper.'

A chess variant featuring grasshoppers has also been invented: Grasshopper Chess.