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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 17802 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Sep-09-18 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
SugarDom: The difference between Trump's hair and a wet raccoon is that wet raccoon does not have 7 billion fking dollars 💵 in the bank.
   Sep-08-18 Jeremy Lim (replies)
SugarDom: Is Osaka half black?
   Sep-08-18 Edmund Beronio (replies)
SugarDom: That's why they hated us so much because we actually spent time and money on So out of love and they're too stingy to give anything. These kibitzers over there actually refused to give anything.
   Sep-07-18 Count Wedgemore chessforum (replies)
SugarDom: My Norwegian Chief Engineer back from the nineties also met the Swede duo.
   Sep-06-18 M Vachier-Lagrave vs W So, 2018
SugarDom: King promotion rules. First king to reach 8th rank in insufficient material wins. This will stop the draws.
   Sep-06-18 Karjakin vs Anand, 2018
SugarDom: Chess is dead. We need to change the rules.
   Sep-06-18 W So vs Nakamura, 2018
SugarDom: I wish I was Sinquefeld. I will disallow draws.
   Sep-06-18 Caruana vs Aronian, 2018
SugarDom: Mother Effers
   Sep-06-18 Grischuk vs Mamedyarov, 2018 (replies)
SugarDom: Repetition fest. Damn this rule.
   Sep-06-18 Anand vs M Vachier-Lagrave, 2018
SugarDom: Damn repetition again.
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