- A Database of Chess960 Start Positions Symmetrical SPs w/ K & Q in the center.
- Chess960 Opening Theory Also SP518; initial moves for the traditional SP as determined by chess engines.
- Arbitrariness in Chess Rules The start positions of the royal pieces and the castling rules are both arbitrary.
- Non-random, Non-castling If Kramnik's idea is meant to retain engine analysis and memorization of opening variations, the same objective could be accomplished by switching to SP534 RNBKQBNR.
Chess960: The search for good opening gambits - I've always been interested in chess960 pawn gambits. At one time a few years ago I became negative that there were too few opening gambits available to be...
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