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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2004-12-21
Sanctuary Chess. Archbishop and Swiss Guard replace Queen and King; no checkmate. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Paulowich wrote on 2004-12-22 UTC
The Swiss guard is identical to the Squire from Renniassance Chess, invented in 1980 by Eric V. Greenwood. This powerful short-range piece is not yet in the Piececlopedia. NOTE: I believe the name 'squire' is also used in some variants for a non-leaping piece with a range of two squares.