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Old January 2nd 18, 06:53 PM posted to rec.games.chess.misc
Adrian Petrescu
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Default Worst. Chess. Variant. Idea. EVER!

On 11/08/2017 12:04 PM, Quadibloc wrote:
just as dice chess was rejected in the
infancy of the game, this also is antithetical to the spirit of Chess
as a game of pure skill.
John Savard


While it is probably not a very good variant, I don't see how it is any
less skill-ful than chess. The state of the chips is known to both
players at all times, and provides an interesting dimension along which
it is white, not black, who needs to "catch up".