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Checks and checkmates can't be played. You have to get your enemy into a position were they are forced to make an illegal move(moving your king into check, checking, and checkmating your enemy are inc
Did you ever try playing it ? Sample game ? Thinking for 15s it seems one can setup antichess-like patterns to gobble a lot of material... maybe ? (with a rook following another rook, especially)
Chigorin Chess was meant to emphasize the contrast between the relative values of knights and bishops in standard chess. First flaw in the game> Redundancy. http://zoldsakk.hu/en/rules.php?v=
If a player can move to the square where opponent's previous move started from, he/she must. Otherwise normal rules. Fun variant. I suggest 3+5 time control.
If a player can make a checking move/s, he/she must choose among those. Otherwise normal rules. Fun variant, not to be taken too seriously. I suggest 3+5 timecontrol.
Another "mode" that should probably appear in this list is hands & brains: two players on each side of the board, one player tells the other what piece type to move (e.g. king or knight) and the other
Two players versus two players. (Suppose A+B versus Y+Z) A plays a move, then Y. Then B, then Z. Goes like that. Standard chess game, but many variants can be played this way. In Sinquefield Cup t
Can't find quickly a reference to the way they play the Sinquefield Cup (it simply seems to be a top tournament), care to expand ? One player a turn, or what ? (Could imagine weak players plays mos
Nice :) Or 1. d4 g5 2. Bxf7# or 1. Nc3 b5 2. Nxc7#
These are not variants. I called them "modes". You can apply them on Lichess variants (For now I don't see a way to play with these modes on Lichess). Three player mode: Three players play on one b