Atomic960 try out 20022006

Start Position: 466
'Fast' (10 days + 1 day/move)
This game is being played under Atomic960 rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. Nd3
Clock started on 3/1/2006
1... g6 2. Ne5 Qxe5 3. b3 b6 4. Bg7 Bxg7 5. f3 Ne6 6. e3 Nd6 7. Bb5 c6 8. Ba6 b5 9. Bb7 Rd8 10. Bc8 Rxc8 11. d3 c5 12. Nc3 Nf5 13. Nd5 Bxd5 14. g3 d5 15. a4 Kd7 16. axb5 d4 17. f4 dxe3 18. Qc6+
White 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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