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It was last modified on: 2008-03-09
 By Charles  Daniel. Pick the Piece Big Chess. In this customizable game, players decide on the pieces to fill two empty slots and those to be dropped during play. (10x10, Cells: 100) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2009-12-12 UTC

QUOTING GARY GIFFORD CONCERNING Falcon and Bison

When you want to use Mr. Duke's wonderful Falcon piece, but are concerned about the patent, you can either:

(a) kindly ask for Mr. Duke's permission

(b) simply use the earlier Bison.

The excellent Bison piece can move twice like a Ferz and then once like a Wazir (or visa versa) in an outward direction from its starting point. And it can jump! (the Falcon can't jump, but can zig-zag around in different ways, to give the appearance of jumping)

Anyway, the Bison is easier to use and would be my preferred piece, of the two.