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Baseline chess with Fischer rules. Start with dropping major pieces on baseline, a variant that uses rules from Fischer Random Chess but is not random. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Tjm wrote on 2011-10-18 UTCExcellent ★★★★★
Another variation of this would be to create a symmetrical setup: eg white places a bishop, then black places a bishop on the same file; then black chooses the next piece and white mirrors it. This would also make the process a little faster.