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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 1997-05-14
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Inventor: Dr. Arno  von Wilpert. Wolf Chess. Half-century old variant on board of size 8 by 10. (8x10, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2007-10-31 UTC
Ed Friedlander's applet lead-in calls these ''unusual pieces,'' but they are not at all. Elephant combining Queen and Nightrider is too powerful but probably unique. Tim Stiles' recent doubly bent riders, the ones called Wolf and Fox, must have gotten their names from the different Wolf and Fox here, which are only Carrera Champion(RN) and Centaur(BN). Similarity to other 1940's Kristensen's in having two Pawn types. Professor Joseph Boyer, who oversaw tournament of Wolf Chess, is one of the five or so prolific fairy chess originators of consistently high quality including Sam Loyd, T.R. Dawson, V.R. Parton, and Ralph Betza.

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