Friday 21 - Sunday 23 Aug 2020
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AntiChess (aka Giveaway Chess)

Days
Sunday
Time
19:30 - 20:30 BST
Reference
BOR6068
Platform
Other
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Description

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