Brian Richardson

NAME

Chess::Piece::Queen - an object representation of a queen in a game of chess

SYNOPSIS

    $queen = Chess::Piece::Queen->new("d1", "white", "White Queen");
    $true = $queen->can_reach("d8");
    $true = $queen->can_reach("h1");
    $true = $queen->can_reach("h5");
    $true = $queen->can_reach("a4");
    $false = $queen->can_reach("e4");

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::Queen. 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

can_reach()

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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