THE WARRIOR OF

"...straight in any direction, or diagonally, two spaces..."(Chapter II of the TEXT)

"...2 spaces straight in any direction or combination."(APPENDIX)

Here is the first piece which offers one of the most difficult to interpret. Not only is there a STRICT and LOOSE interpretation but now, there is a difference between the TEXT and the APPENDIX versions.

First........

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APPENDIX INTERPRETATION:

This is the least complicated rule, dealing only with orthogonal movement.

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STRICT APPENDIX INTERPRETATION(CHAINED WARRIOR):

The WARRIOR must move TWO spaces orthogonally.

CHAINED WARRIOR

Note that the first orthogonal square which the WARRIOR passes through must be vacant. The WARRIOR then continues with the next orthogonal square in the same direction or changes direction but not return to the original square.

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LOOSE APPENDIX INTERPRETATION(FREE WARRIOR):

The WARRIOR may move UP TO TWO spaces orthogonally.

FREE WARRIOR

This interpretation increases the power of the WARRIOR and reduces the opponent's opportunity of the unchallenged block or attack.

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STRICT-STRICT TEXT INTERPRETATION(CHAINED CIVIL WARRIOR):

This interpretation involves both STRICT movements and STRICT combinations. The WARRIOR must move TWO squares. If the WARRIOR starts with an orthogonal move, its second must be an orthogonal move. If the first move is diagonal, the second must be diagonal.

CHAINED CIVIL WARRIOR

This version offers the increased reach to the WARRIOR but maintains the opponent's opportunity to approach or block.

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STRICT-LOOSE TEXT INTERPRETATION(CHAINED WILD WARRIOR):

This interpretation involve STRICT movements and LOOSE combinations. The WARRIOR must move TWO squares. IF the WARRIOR starts with an orthogonal move, its second may be either orthogonal or diagonal. If the first move is diagonal, the second may be orthogonal or diagonal.

CHAINED WILD WARRIOR

This version increases the power of the WARRIOR dramatically and practically eliminates the opponent's opportunity to approach or block. There is still the possibility of the WARRIOR being blocked effectively by its own color.

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LOOSE-STRICT TEXT INTERPRETATION(FREE CIVIL WARRIOR):

This interpretation involves LOOSE movements and STRICT combinations. The WARRIOR may move UP TO TWO squares. If the WARRIOR starts with an orthogonal move, its second must be orthogonal. If the first move is diagonal, the second must be diagonal.

FREE CIVIL WARRIOR

This version offers the increased reach to the WARRIOR. It eliminates the opponent's possible block but not all of the possible approaches. The WARRIOR may still be blocked by its own color.

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LOOSE-LOOSE TEXT INTERPRETATION(FREE WILD WARRIOR):

This interpretation involves both LOOSE movements and LOOSE combinations. The WARRIOR may move UP TO TWO squares. If the WARRIOR starts with an orthogonal move, its second may be orthogonal or diagonal. If the first move is diagonal, the second may be orthogonal or diagonal.

FREE WILD WARRIOR

This version offers the most powerful of the interpretations. The WARRIOR effectively controls all twenty-four of the surrounding squares. There are no approaches or potential blocks for the opponent. There is still the chance of block by its own color.

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