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 Author: John  Ayer. Turkish Great Chess IV. John Gollon's fourth variation. This completes the set of 6. (14x14, Cells: 168) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Anonymous wrote on 2010-06-08 UTC
Where is 5th and 6th variations?

Jeremy Good wrote on 2007-04-01 UTC
Thank you, David. I thought it meant perhaps that it was invincible. lol. I usually think of them as 'guards' but am very familiar with the 'commoner' or non-royal king terminology too. Sometimes 'Man.'

David Paulowich wrote on 2007-04-01 UTC
Jeremy, that is a traditional way of describing a 'nonroyal king'. On this site we (mostly) use the name 'commoner' for such pieces.

Jeremy Good wrote on 2007-04-01 UTC
'It moves one square in any direction, but may be placed or left en prise.' What does that mean, exactly? I know 'en prise' means that it can be taken but how exactly does this affect the movement of the queen?

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