Medieval Chess, Rules, How Bishops Moved:
Part of the Chess History Guide
- How Bishops Moved -
Now 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.
- VIDEO: Movement of the Bishop -
Moving On: How the Rooks Moved (Page 5).
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