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Member since Aug-30-08 · Last seen Oct-29-17
Bubuli Cup 2011

The Future of Chess

A new rule would eliminate 90% of the draws in chess. Too often top grandmasters call it a draw when there are still lots of pieces in the board.

The new rule is King Promotion. Simply - you can win the game by advancing your King in the 8th rank when your opponent's king is bare.

This way all games should be played till bare kings. Draws are still possible, but in tournament play, draw will only earn 0.25 point.

In matches, like for the WC, the rule would be more complicated. Only the arbiter can judge the game as drawn, he can tell the players to keep playing. In case of repition of moves, the last player to repeat gains 0.25, while the other score 0.75. In case of agreed draw, the one who offered the draw gains 0.25, while the other gains 0.75.

Good rules are rules that do not essentially change the appearance of the game, so chess variants are out. Fischerrandom is out. Chess squares and pieces shouldn't be changed either, so Capablanca variant chess with the Chancellor piece is out. ===
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   SugarDom has kibitzed 17188 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Oct-28-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
SugarDom: <Bob-> Regarding the Bartle lies, recently he was also claiming that Trump supports bump stocks right after Trump said something must be done about it. Thats how he interpret things.
   Oct-23-17 Jeremy Lim (replies)
SugarDom: And this time Durant who got ejected with Curry was throwing a dirty finger.
   Oct-16-17 Edmund Beronio (replies)
SugarDom: Well what can I say? Amuypwet is the thickest face in this site. Been a member from 2006 and founder of WS fanatics forevermore and yet being ignored by his lord for 11 years. I don't have the stomach for that and the strength for such martyrdom. But it's not accurate to say that ...
   Oct-13-17 R Stern vs Navara, 2016 (replies)
SugarDom: The guns of Navara - western movie.
   Oct-12-17 Magnus Carlsen (replies)
SugarDom: Tutti is keeping this page alive. You should thank him. Lol.
   Oct-12-17 playground player chessforum (replies)
SugarDom: Alien Math is making things up. There is no Christian persecution of Buddhist s unless you are trolling in the Church.
   Oct-06-17 Isle of Man Open (2017) (replies)
SugarDom: If Carlsen chooses to play in the Candidates, FIDE should refuse. That's a total mockery of the system. By the very name itself the purpose of the Candidates tournament is to find a challenger. By participating in the Candidates tournament Carlsen would be influencing the results ...
   Oct-05-17 Stephen L Curry
SugarDom: White House Invitation withdrawn!
   Oct-01-17 technical draw chessforum (replies)
SugarDom: I think power is out in Puerto Rico. TD hasn't posted for2 weeks. I hope he's ok.
   Sep-27-17 W So vs Ding Liren, 2017 (replies)
SugarDom: <chessnewsome> you're obviously a very ignorant guy about the whole affair. You're incessant blabber will make it worse for the punk because details will be revealed, but that is not our interest. You can read your verses yourself, we know the truth and nothing can stop us ...
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