Medieval Chess, Rules, How Bishops Moved:
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Medieval Chess
[How Bishops Moved]

Medieval Chess
- How Bishops Moved -

Chess History Guide - Medieval Chess - How Bishops MovedNow then, the Bishop Rules are different...
they certainly moved in mysterious ways, compared to the modern game.

Specifically, Bishops, like Knights, could jump over other pieces on the board.

However, the Bishop's range of movement was greatly restricted, certainly by modern standards, as they could only move a maximum of 2 squares.

Medieval Chess
- VIDEO: Movement of the Bishop -

Moving On: How the Rooks Moved (Page 5).

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