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Old January 20th 10, 05:38 PM posted to rec.games.chess.computer
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Default Proposal: initial piece-swapping

How to achieve fair computer engine matches, which do not revolve
around the opening book.

My proposal is to enhance orthochess by allowing the players optionally to
relocate the pieces (by swapping the king/queen with another piece in the
initial position), whilst keeping the option to play the standard position.
Castling rules are simple and derive from Chess960. See the following link
to an article with diagrams, and programs that implement these changes:
http://home7.swipnet.se/~w-73784/che...onvariants.htm

For instance, in "Fischer Placement Chess", 25 modest positions in the
Chess960 array can be manually generated:
http://home7.swipnet.se/~w-73784/che...rplacement.htm

/Mats


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