Brian Richardson > Chess > Chess::Piece::Bishop

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NAME ^

Chess::Piece::Bishop - an object representation of a bishop in a game of chess

SYNOPSIS ^

    $bishop = Chess::Piece::Bishop->new("f1", "white", 
                                        "White King's bishop");
    $true = $bishop->can_reach("c4");
    $true = $bishop->can_reach("h3");
    $false = $bishop->can_reach("d4");

DESCRIPTION ^

The Chess module provides a framework for writing chess programs with Perl. This class forms part of that framework, representing a bishop in a Chess::Game.

METHODS ^

Construction

new()

Constructs a new Chess::Piece::Bishop. Requires two scalar parameters containing the initial square and color of the piece. Optionally takes a third parameter containing a description of the piece.

Class methods

There are no class methods for this class.

Object methods

reachable_squares()

Overrides base class version. Returns a list of squares that this pawn can reach from its current position. See "reachable_squares()" in Chess::Piece for more details on this method.

DIAGNOSTICS ^

This module produces no warning messages. See DIAGNOSTICS in Chess::Board or DIAGNOSTICS in Chess::Piece for possible errors or warnings the program may produce.

BUGS ^

Please report any bugs to the author.

AUTHOR ^

Brian Richardson <bjr@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c) 2002, 2005 Brian Richardson. All rights reserved. This module is Free Software. It may be modified and redistributed under the same terms as Perl itself.

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