Atomic960 try out 20022006

Start Position: 597
'Fast' (10 days + 1 day/move)
This game is being played under Atomic960 rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. c3
Clock started on 4/21/2006
1... b6 2. Qe4 e5 3. Qxa8 Bg5 4. e3 Ba6+ 5. d3 Nf6 6. f4 Bh4 7. g3 exf4 8. Bh5 g6 9. O-O O-O 10. Bxg6 f5 11. Rf4 Bxg3 12. Nf3 Ng6 13. Ng5 h5 14. Nh7 Re8 15. Nf6+ Kg7 16. Nxd7 Nh4 17. e4 fxe4 18. Bh6+ Kf7 19. Rf1+ Ke6 20. Rf6+ Ke5 21. Rf5+ Ke6 22. Re5+ Kf6 23. Bg5+ Kg6 24. Bxh4 Bb7 25. Rxh5
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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