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Aviary. New pieces with shogi elements and a bird theme. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on Fri, May 28, 2004 07:35 AM UTC:
I'm with Moussambani on the swap giving Robin=Rook, as it would also give Canary=Caballo=Cannight (Knight with the initial pronounced!). It would also tie up Gull with Queen, and there is a resemblance both between the upper case G and Q and between the lower case ones.