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It was last modified on: 2001-12-14
 By Fergus  Duniho. Interdependent Chess. A 42 square variant in which pieces borrow capturing ability from other pieces. (6x7, Cells: 42) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-06-17 UTC
Which game used guardian (from previous comment)? Or it was used in problem?

Fergus Duniho wrote on 2004-09-26 UTC
I opened up Pritchard's Encyclopedia of Chess Variants at random this morning, and I discovered that someone else had invented the Guardian piece over a hundred years before I did. Regarding Decimal Chess by Lt Obert, Pritchard writes 'The guardian moves as a fers (one square diagonally) and captures as a wazir (one square orthogonally).' This is the same name and the same movement as the piece I created for this game.

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