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Dragon. Combines pawn and knight movement, mainly as a problem piece, not found in variants.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Charles Gilman wrote on 2005-01-29 UTC
As it is a compound of two pieces that still have strong links to the regiments originally inspiring them (cavalry and infantry), could the name as applied to the piece be a corruption of 'Dragoon'? The two words are linked, as the original Dragoons were named for the Dragon emblem on their banners.