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 By Tim  Bostick. Kung Fu Chess. On a 14x10 board, the pieces in this variant are based on Kung Fu martial arts styles of combat. (14x10, Cells: 140) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
George Duke wrote on 2016-10-11 UTCGood ★★★★

Currently of Florea's new CV Apothecary are the classic Gryphon of Grande Acedrex and complementary Aanca. Here are another pair of them from 2001 Bostick's Kung Fu Chess: Wing Chun moving like Aanca and Bruce Lee moving like Gryphon.

David Paulowich wrote on 2004-09-05 UTCGood ★★★★
'Three pieces can checkmate the Shaolin Master by themselves: the Praying Mantis, Ng Mui, and the promoted Bruce Lee.' Of course, there are many combinations of Shaolin Master and a single piece which can force mate against a lone Shaolin Master. The (unpromoted) Bruce Lee will do the job, as it is identical to the centuries-old Griffon (see the Griffon entry in the Piececlopedia). The companion piece, Wing Chun, does not occur in any chess variant that I know of. Eric Greenwood's 'Duke' is the only piece that even comes close.

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