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It was last modified on: 2000-08-17
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Lance. Moves one or more squares straight forward.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2010-06-30 UTC
Stating that it is stronger than the Goldgeneral is a simplification. It gets weaker the further forward it moves. Look at what it is once on the eighth rank. By then promotion is more than justified.