Yet another Right Jumble Up

'Standard' (30 days + 1 day/move, max 45 days)
This game is being played under Double Fischer Random rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. b3
Clock started on 7/6/2020
1... f6 2. f4 e5 3. fxe5 fxe5 4. Bxe5 Nhg6 5. Bxg7 Ne6 6. Bf6+ Ne7 7. g3 c6 8. Nd3 d5 9. Qa3 Bc7 10. Bf3 Qd7 11. Bg4 Qd6 12. Qb2 b6 13. Be5 Qd7 14. Bxc7+ Qxc7 15. Rf6 Qd6 16. Nf3 Ng6 17. O-O-O O-O-O 18. Nd4 Kb7 19. Nxe6 Bxe6 20. Bxe6 Rxe6 21. Rxe6 Qxe6 22. e3 Qf7 23. Nf4 Ne7 24. a4 a5 25. Qc3
White 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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