From 7:30 pm until 8:30 pm (London time)
1 hour Arena. Open to all. £50 for first place
To be played at: https://lichess.org/ so please provide username during registration.
After 2 wins, consecutive wins grant 4 points instead of 2. Berserk is allowed at start of each game, which players halve their clock time to gain an extra point.
Anti-Chess aka Losing Chess
Background: Unknown inventor. Also known as Loser’s Chess, Suicide Chess, Antichess, Giveaway Chess.Rules:
- Captures are mandatory but a player is free to choose between alternatives
- There is no check (the king is captured like an ordinary piece)
- A pawn can promote to a king
- A player wins by losing all their pieces, or if they do not have a legal move
How to Join
This event is FREE, but you must have a username on lichess.org