Mixed Greens

Start Position: 47
'Standard' (30 days + 1 day/move, max 45 days)
This game is being played under Suicide960 rules. Click the 'info' tab for more information.
1. d3 g5
Clock started on 11/24/2006
2. Qxg5 Bxb2 3. Qxe7 Kxe7 4. h4 Bxa1 5. Nc3 Bxc3 6. f3 Bxe1 7. Bxa7 Bxh4 8. Bxb8 Qxb8 9. Rf2 Bxf2 10. Re1 Bxe1 11. c3 Bxc3 12. d4 Bxd4 13. e3 Bxe3 14. f4 Bxf4 15. g3 Bxg3 16. Bxb7 Qxb7 17. a4 Qh1 18. a5 f5 19. a6 Rf6 20. a7 Rb8 21. axb8=K c6 22. Kxa8 Bb8 23. Kxb8 d5 24. Ka7
White win

 

Suicide with random initial setup.

1. Game rules

Initial position is setup randomly, according to the Chess960 rules.

Apart from that, all rules of Suicide are in place - you win by loosing all your pieces (or having less material in case of stalemate), you must capture if you can (but you can pick which capture to make if you have many possible captures), kings are normal pieces which you can capture and promote to, there is no castling, there is no check or mate.

 

2. Tips and Tricks

In Suicide960, it is important to remove your rooks, bishops and queens early. Bishops, however, can sometimes be handy to be left until the end, as they are very mobile. The a and h rank pawns can sometimes be problematic, so they are also good to remove first.

Be careful with the rooks, they can easily become loose cannons, the same can happen with a queen. However, it is easier to shield a rook behind a pawn than a bishop or queen. In the end game, having a rook can be a big advantage. (There are probably lots of opinions about this!)

Knights are easy to remove early, trapping pawns into taking them.

 

3. Example games

Loose bishop disaster - white finds forced win at move 2, by offering whole army to the furious bishop

 

 


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