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CDA: Spacious Cannoneers

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Official Rules for Spacious Cannoneers

Both kinds of Rook move and capture as Wazir or as Spacious Rook. (The Wazir power is useful only when the Spacious Rook power cannot make a one-square move.)

To this, the Mortar adds the power of capturing (but not moving) as a Rookwise Cannon,

the Howitzer adds the power of moving (but not capturing) as a Rookwise Cannon.

The Spacious Cannoneer Bishop is named the Carronade and moves and captures as Spacious Bishop or as Cannon Bishop.

The Spacious Cannoneer Queen is named Big Bertha and combines the powers of Howitzer and Carronade.

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Author: Jeremy Gabriel Good. Inventor: Ralph Betza.
Web page created: 2007-02-19. Web page last updated: 2007-02-19