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Zebra. Makes a (3, 2) leap.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
David Cannon wrote on 2003-04-16 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
The Zebra actually exists as the SAHNG (Elephant) in Changgi (Korean
Chess).  Korean Chess greatly resembles Xiangqi (Chinese Chess) except in
two basic ways.  One of these concerns the move of the Elephant.

Chinese Elephant - moves like an Alfil (but without the jumping power) -
and cannot cross the river.

Korean Elephant - moves like the Zebra described on this page - except
that it is not a leaper : there must be an unobstructed path from the
origin to the destination.  Also, unlike its Chinese cousin, it is not
barred from crossing the river - as there is no river.

Fergus Duniho wrote on 2005-12-06 UTC
I recently came across a record album for a group called Zebra. I didn't like the music, but it had great cover art of a Zebra Chess piece. Here is the image: Zebra -- No Tellin

Ed Trice wrote on 2005-12-06 UTC
Actually, there is a song they wrote called 'Who's Behind The Door' that
contains possibly the most curt, and most thought-provoking lyric ever
written:

'Looking out to the stars, think about what you are.'

And if you do think about it, it is rather profound.

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