Atomic960 try out 20022006

Start Position: 843
'Fast' (10 days + 1 day/move)
This game is being played under Atomic960 rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. Nf3
Clock started on 2/21/2006
1... e5 2. d4 Nb6 3. Ba5 Qb4 4. Nb3 Qe1 5. d5 c6 6. dxc6 b6 7. g3 d5 8. e4 Qe2 9. Rd2 Qe1+ 10. Rd1 Ba4 11. Bb4 Qc3 12. Bxc3 Bxc2
Black win


Atomic with randomized initial position.

1. Game rules

Initial position is randomly selected, using Chess960 rules. Castling also works as in Chess960.

Apart from that, the game is played according to the normal Atomic rules.


2. Game hints

All the suggestions presented on the Atomic page (and linked internet resources) remain valid in this game too, the same principia of atomic opening, middlegame, and endgame remain in place.

Of course you can no longer refer to the Atomic opening theory, since the first move you are on your own. Be alert! One pointless move will usually let your opponent to organise crushing attack.

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3. Example games

Some example games:

Immediate attack - nice attack in first moves guaranteed white material advantage, the final cleanup is also worth watching,

Straight to the ending - furious opening leads directly to the complicated ending,

Winning bishop pair - nice example of attacking bishops.

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