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This item is a piececlopedia entry
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2012-01-07
 Author: Jörg  Knappen. Inventor: J. E. H. Creed. Piececlopedia: Querquisite. A piece whose move changes depending on the file on which it starts its move.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Simon Jepps wrote on 2012-01-09 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Heh cool. I actually thought of exactly this idea a couple of years ago but didn't pursue any kind of write-up or game development for it. I guess the reason is I prefer pieces with an 'absolute' move, that is a move of its own domain and not one determined by external factors. But it is certainly another good piece. This and the Fool/Jester are together two very well paired pieces that would make interesting chess on a 100sq board.