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It was last modified on: 2014-08-10
 By Charles  Gilman. Man and Beast 03: From Ungulates Outward. Systematic naming of the simplest Oblique Pieces.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2009-10-06 UTC
ChessboardMath11 Quiz 3.September.2009 #(1) asks ''Identify Umbrella and Mallet.'' This is technical even for Charles Gilman. Umbrella is forward only 5,4 leaper version of Rector, and Mallet is forward only leaper version of 6,1 Flamingo. That's the answer, appearing here after the paragraph beginning ''Shogi...'' In practice they might become compound with some Pawn, such as Jeremy just lists from Gilman's other work. The ten/eleven questions of the quiz are being answered periodically every few days. Then they can be summed up back at ChessboardMath11 later. #(2) already answered is that at ''Worse Than Worthless'' Betza describes Nattering Nabobs of Negativity for CDA choice. http://www.chessvariants.org/index/listcomments.php?subjectid=chessboardmath11