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King. Royal piece moving one in arbitrary direction.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Aurelian Florea wrote on 2017-11-08 UTC

I think this discussion relates a bit to my zebra vs knight with increased board size question, as has the same element of a longer leaped piece versus a shorted leaped piece (the man is actually a stepper rather that a leaper). But there is a key difference. The man move is much more fluid that that of the knight which helps a lot with things like pawn defense. In a way the knight has a more fluid move that the zebra but there are probably rather rarer situations when this comes in front :)! On the other hand the man speed is roughly half of the knights speed, where the zebra has 3/2 of the speed of the knight :)!