When Darkness Conquers IV

'Leisure' (30 days + 3 days/move, max 60 days)
This game is being played under Dark Suicide rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. e4 e6
Clock started on 1/24/2010
2. Ba6 Nxa6 3. Qg4 Ba3 4. Qxe6 dxe6 5. Nxa3 Qxd2 6. Kxd2 Nb4 7. Nb5 Nxc2 8. Kxc2 g5 9. Nxa7 Rxa7 10. Bxg5 Rxa2 11. Rxa2 Nf6 12. Bxf6 h5 13. Bxh8 e5 14. Bxe5 b6 15. Bxc7 f6 16. Bxb6 Kd8 17. Bxd8 h4 18. Bxf6 Bd7 19. Bxh4 Ba4 20. Rxa4
Black win

(Under Construction)

This is one of the most bold of the Suicide Variants. The first thing you'll notice when you start a game is that you can only see half the board. This is because you can only see sqares in your "searchlight" (ie squares that your pieces can move to or attack.) The aim is the same as Suicide and Suicide960 (ie to be the first player to lose all of your pieces) and the rules are also the same (the play is like standard chess except that the king is not royal, if you have a legal capture you must make one, and pawns can promote to kings).

In the event of a stalemate (ie the player to move has no legal moves), the player with the fewest pieces left wins; if both players have the same number of pieces, then the game is a draw.

 

Example Games

In this game, between guiri1967 and Games Freak we can see that guiri1967 took real advantage of the loose rook, and essentially, won the game with it. This shows the importance of removing the back row pieces as quickly as possible. That problem is also shown here, with the Rook becoming a loose cannon.


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