FischerDoubleDouble

'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. Ng3 b6
Clock started on 1/17/2019
2. e4 Ne6 3. Nb3 c5 4. f3 O-O 5. d4 cxd4 6. Nxd4 Be5 7. c3 Bb7 8. Bc4 Nd6 9. Bb3 Rc8 10. Bf2 Nc4 11. Bxc4 Rxc4 12. b3 Rc8 13. O-O Nf4 14. Nde2 d6 15. Nxf4 Bxf4 16. Rc2 Qd7 17. Rd1 Rc7 18. Ne2 Bh6 19. Nd4 Rfc8 20. c4 Ba6 21. Nf5 Qe6 22. Nxh6+ Qxh6 23. Rcd2 Bb7 24. Qb2 Qg5 25. Qd4 h5 26. Be3 Qg6 27. e5 dxe5 28. Qxe5 Bxf3 29. Rf1 Bb7 30. Rdf2 Rd7 31. Qf5 Qxf5 32. Rxf5 f6 33. Rxh5 e5 34. Rh4 Rcd8 35. g4 Rd1 36. g5 Rxf1+ 37. Kxf1 Rd1+ 38. Ke2 Ra1 39. gxf6 Rxa2+ 40. Kd3 gxf6 41. Rg4+ Kf7 42. Rh4 Bf3 43. h3 Bd1 44. c5 bxc5 45. Bxc5 Bxb3 46. Rh7+ Kg6 47. Rxa7 Rxa7 48. Bxa7 Be6 49. Bf2 Bxh3 50. Ke2 f5 51. Kf3 Kg5 52. Bg3 f4 53. Bh2 Kf5 54. Ke2 e4 55. Bg1 Bg4+ 56. Kd2 Bh5 57. Ba7 Kg4 58. Ke2 Kg3+ 59. Kf1 e3 60. Kg1 Be2
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):

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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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