spezial part

'Leisure' (30 days + 3 days/move, max 60 days)
This game is being played under Double Fischer Random rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. b3 Nf6
Clock started on 6/19/2015
2. Ne3 d6 3. g3 e5 4. Qa3 a6 5. Bg2 Ne6 6. Nc3 Be7 7. Ncd5 Nxd5 8. Nxd5 Kd7 9. Nxe7 Kxe7 10. O-O c5 11. e3 Rgd8 12. d4 exd4 13. Rfe1 dxe3 14. Rxe3 Kf8 15. Rde1 Re8 16. Bd5 Nc7 17. Bf3 b6 18. Bxa8 Rxa8 19. Rxe8+ Rxe8 20. Rxe8+ Kxe8 21. Qa4+ b5 22. Qe4+ Kd7 23. Qg4+ Ne6 24. Qe4 Kc7 25. f4 Qg8 26. f5 Nf8 27. Qe7+ Nd7 28. c4 f6 29. Bc3 b4 30. Bd2 Qf8 31. Qe6 Nb6 32. Bf4 Qd8 33. g4 Qd7 34. Qg8 h6 35. h4 Qe7 36. Kf2 a5 37. Kf3 a4 38. Qe6 Qxe6 39. fxe6 a3 40. Ke4 Nxc4 41. Kf5 Ne5 42. g5 hxg5 43. hxg5 fxg5 44. Bxg5 c4 45. bxc4 b3
Black win

Pieces are set up according to Chess960 rules, however unlike Fischer Random Chess, black and white have different starting positions.

1. Rules of the game

All Chess960 rules are in place, with one exception: black initial setup does not mirror white, it is independently randomly selected. Castling is allowed and works as in Chess960.

Because the initial position may give a significant advantage to one player, it is suggested that you play parallel games with colours reversed (you can select this option on the 'challenge' page).

Example initial position (one of ... plenty):

bbnnrkrq/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RQBKRBNN

 

2. Hints

As it was already told, the initial position may give significant advantage to some player. For example while stronger player easily won this game being black, he had to work hard to secure draw in this one with white - surely in this setup black has more active and aggressive pieces.

Most of the advice shown on Chess960 page is valid, but one must be twice as careful, considering the fact that the pieces are assymetrically placed and both players have different problems and different opportunities.

 

3. Example games and maneouvres

Bishop steals the pawn - bishop capture looks suicidal at the first sight, but Qxc4 fails to cxd4. Interesting use of the rook initially placed on the c file.

Activate your pieces - white temporarily sacrifices the queen for two minors, to crush the opponent thanks to beautifully coordinated pieces.

More links to instructive/interesting Double Fischer Random games played on SchemingMind are welcome


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