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Hidden Gems in Chess 960

Some starting positions in Chess960 include "Hidden Gems". The game I show here features a bishop coming out of the corner to snatch up a pawn and later for a discovered attack. Another fun moment in this game are the castling moves. Just as the king position is getting opened up, the king jumps 5 squares in one move from b8 to g8!

As far as the opening goes, I was probably outplayed and didn't get very good piece placement. My opponent bailed me out by swapping for an inactive bishop.

 

Comments


  • 4 years ago

    ahuyton

    Nice play and good analysis. An exciting game

  • 4 years ago

    drumdaddy

    i like it! can't wait until 960 is available in Live games.

  • 4 years ago

    glider1001

    Thank you so much for this example. Please keep them coming Chess960 is great fun.

  • 4 years ago

    dannyhume

    Stop creating opening theory!!  Now we have to come up with a new chess variant...this will be played out in a few years.

  • 4 years ago

    u4icksand

    lol... holy huge king leap

  • 4 years ago

    kyldyl

    :)

  • 4 years ago

    SonofPearl

    Great game. The strategies and tactics from Chess960 games can be fascinating! Cool

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