Mixed Greens

Start Position: 779
'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. a3 a6
Clock started on 11/24/2006
2. b4 g6 3. Qxh8 Nh6 4. Qxh7 Ng4 5. Qxf7 Nxf2 6. Bxf2 Rxf7 7. Ba7 Qxa7 8. Rxf7 Qxg1 9. Rxe7 Qxg2 10. Rxd7 Kxd7 11. Bxg2 a5 12. Bxb7 Nxb7 13. bxa5 Nxa5 14. Rxb8 Ke6 15. Rxe8 c6 16. Rxe6 c5 17. Rxg6 Nc6 18. Rxc6 c4 19. Rxc4
Black 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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