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 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Fergus  Duniho. Inventor: T. R. Dawson. Leo. Moves on queen lines, but must jump once when taking.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2003-02-05 UTC
Hans, What is your source for saying that the Leo 'was invented in 1936 by Dr. P. Seyfert'? The only source I have on the subject, Dickins' A Guide to Fairy Chess, says of the Leo, Vao, and Pao, 'They were introduced by T. R. Dawson from Chinese Chess, probably before 1914' (11).