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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2014-10-15
 By H. G.  Muller. Team-Mate Chess. Variant with 8 different pieces, none of which is able to checkmate a bare king on its own. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
H. G. Muller wrote on 2020-04-14 UTC

As off now, I changed the name of the W-then-B piece from the (historically incorrect) Betzan 'Aanca' to 'Acromantula'. In the Harry Potter series Acromantula refers to a species of giant, poisonous, man-eating spiders of high intelligence. As the piece can move along eight rays, so that its move pattern does resemble a spider seen from above, the name seems fitting.