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DrZ's Chess. Chess with a 3rd row added behind and new pieces. (8x10, Cells: 80) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Jean-Louis Cazaux wrote on 2022-05-20 UTC

Yes, I misinterpreted the pseudo-archbishop given here. It could be a compound of Bishop+Bion ("Korean Vao"), but the description is still ambiguous. Maybe it is the "Bion" only. Bion is the name that problemists gave to the diagonal piece that must jump once for moving with or without capturing. (pB in Betza's)

Concerning Man, of course I know how to spell Man in English and I even know that Mann is German. I have some instruction :=) . But some prefer to use Mann with the German spelling to distinguish the chess fairy piece from the human man. Mann is the choice made on Wikipedia for example. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mann_(chess). Dickins used Man. The Oxford Companion to CHess (Hooper & Whyld) used Mann. I would say that there is no consensus.