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Chancellor. Fairy Chess name for Rook+Knight compound.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
John Ayer wrote on 2010-08-04 UTC
Shatranj al-Kabir is the name of several Eastern variants of chess; you can read about them in Murray's History of Chess, Chapter XVI. I don't see any form with a rook+knight combination earlier than about 1800.