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This item is a piececlopedia entry
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2002-09-05
 Author: Ben  Good. Inventor: David  Howe. Piececlopeida: Advancer. Moves like a Queen, but captures by approach.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2008-06-01 UTC
'Note that if the Advancer moves directly towards a piece and lands adjacent to it, capturing that piece is not optional - the piece must be removed.' Does this mean that an Advancer cannot move toward, and land adjacent to, a friendly piece?