Jacob Proffitt Jacob at
Tue Jul 18 17:17:05 EDT 2000

On Tue, 18 Jul 2000 21:51:33 +0100 (BST), Tanaqui wrote:

>I think the military analogies in chess are definitely subservient to the
>game. What are knights, and does any military unit actually move in a fixed
>L shape? I find chess dull, partly because there is no chance and I'm awful
>at planning the choreography for move-sequences.

This is a supposition, but the role of calvary is to flank the front line
and drive it towards the middle.  An L maneuver if you will.

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