You'll never take me alive! Wait, take me aliv

'Leisure' (30 days + 3 days/move, max 60 days)
This game is being played under Capture Chess rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. g3 g6
Clock started on 11/19/2019
2. b3 b6 3. f4 a6 4. a4 f6 5. d3 Bg7 6. Nd2 Ra7 7. h4 g5 8. fxg5 fxg5 9. hxg5 Bxa1 10. Rxh7 Rxh7 11. Bh3 Rxh3 12. Nxh3 Bc3 13. Nf3 Bxe1 14. Nxe1 b5 15. axb5 axb5 16. Bd2 b4 17. Bxb4 Ra8 18. Bxe7 Kxe7 19. Qd2 Ra7 20. Nf3 Bb7 21. Nh4 Be4 22. dxe4 Qc8
Black win

(Under Construction)

You must capture if you can and you win by capturing all opponent pieces.


1. Game Rules

The game is played using standard chess pieces and standard chess initial setup. All chess rules are in place, with two exceptions:

  • if you can capture, you must capture (like in checkers)
  • the king is treated as any other piece

In case you have many captures available, you are free to pick which one to make.

As king is normal piece, there are no checks or mates. There is also no castling. And you may promote to the king if you like.

The side which captures all opponent pieces - wins the game.

If a player can't move (for example has a blocked pawn only) - what some call stalemate, the game is won by the player who has more material. More material means greater number of pieces, whatever their value is.

If you played SuicideChess - the rules are exactly the same, just the result of the game is reversed.


2. Tips & Tricks

Similarity to SuicideChess may be misleading - as the purpose of the game is reversed, completely different strategy must be applied! At the same time - all forced lines are calculated in the same way.

True tips&tricks still to be written.


3. Example games

Not yet availeble. Could you suggest some?

Here is The first (testing) capture chess tournament


4. Additional info

Links to external sites and other resources welcome

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