Piececlopedia: FAD / War Elephant
Historical notesLemurian Shatranj, have used the name War Elephant.
The FAD has the combined movement of the Ferz, the Alfil, and the Dabbabah, i.e., it can move one square diagonally, or it can jump exactly two squares horizontally, vertically or diagonally, where the square passed by may be empty or occupied.
This is an item in the Piececlopedia: an overview of different (fairy) chess pieces.
Written by Hans Bodlaender. Updated by Greg Strong.
WWW page created: 2001-02-19.
WWW page updated: 2020-17-12.