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Member since Aug-30-08 · Last seen Nov-01-14
Bubuli Cup 2011

Nf3em Cup 2012

The Future of Chess
Gladiator Rules - No Draw Rules

1) Long Armageddon Time Control
White 60 minutes per game / Black 45 minutes per game. 30 secs increment per move

White, Black wins = Full win, 1 point
In case of a draw, black wins

2.) Piece promotion: N/B >R, R>Q when no more legal pawn moves on both sides. Pieces can be re-promoted N/B>R>Q by moving out and back the 8th rank.

3. Bare kings race to the 8th rank.

Combined all 3 and no more draws. And you keep lively tactics till the endgame. Opposite colored bishops will not be drawn. K+P v K, K+B v K, K+N v K, will not be drawn. Heck bare kings will not be drawn either.

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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I will not lie, cheat or fix games nor tolerate any among us who does. I will not pre-arrange game results.
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SugarDom: I don't know <pinoy>, i think wala nang mangyayari sa Olympiad team natin...
   Nov-01-14 Carlsen-Anand World Championship (2014) (replies)
SugarDom: Overgod pizza anyone? I suspect we will be having these bloated pastas around these pages from now on (again)...
   Oct-31-14 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
SugarDom: blood dude, i mean black dude. lol
   Oct-31-14 FIDE Grand Prix Tashkent (2014) (replies)
SugarDom: Wrong. Dmitry is cheating now.
   Oct-30-14 visayanbraindoctor chessforum (replies)
SugarDom: Also the fact that many of the patients cannot be operated on right away due to lack of money lessen the survival chances...
   Oct-30-14 Fabiano Caruana
SugarDom: <bugabay> as we know has been sniffing volcanic sulfur. Used to be rugby when he was younger. Ask John Barley.
   Oct-28-14 Hikaru Nakamura (replies)
SugarDom: Better put the bet quote in memorable quotes, the troll has been proven wrong in a bet before but did not honor the wager...
   Oct-19-14 Colonel Mortimer chessforum (replies)
SugarDom: <MarkFinan: Unless you're name is kkderek, sugardom or AJ Goldsby I don't blow whistles.> No. You're just a liar. You used to blow whistle on <tolengoy>.
   Oct-17-14 Anish Giri (replies)
SugarDom: <bugabay: < fisayo123: 2775.8 in the live ratings now and world number 7, just watch the invites roll. > Where have you been lately??? He has been receiving free passes all his life...nothing new if you ask me. Grand Prix fide president nominee twice......and soooooo much ...
   Oct-16-14 Ray Robson (replies)
SugarDom: Yeah, i remember how many people tried to teach the en passant rule to <conrad93> and he still couldn't get it.
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