13814 Players currently online!
Man vs. Machine - good luck!
Turn-based games at any time!
Vote for the best move to win!
Do you have what it takes?
Backgammon, Yatzy, and more!
Sharpen your tactical vision!
Get advice and game insights!
Learn from top players & pros!
View millions of master games!
Your virtual chess coach!
Perfect your opening moves!
Test your skills vs. computer!
Find the right private coach!
Can you solve it each day?
Bring it all together!
Beginners, start here!
Make friends & play team games!
News from the world of chess!
Search all Chess.com members!
Find local clubs & events!
Who's the best of your friends?
Read what members are saying!
Cant wait... whos up for a buckhouse match !
It's called bughouse
what is buckhouse??
Buckhouse. Is that the Canadian version of bughouse, where everyone gets to see a doctor but the booze is way over taxed?
@cjt33 it's usually only IRL, and it's where two games are played beside eachother with opposite-facing boards and when one person captures a piece, they give it to the person next to them and that person can put the piece wherever they want on the board. The only rules about where you can put it are no pawns on the 1st or 8th ranks and no placing pieces on top of other pieces. Any questions? :P
ohhhhh.... you mean multipiesas (spanish) thanks
Are you sure its " Bughouse"
It could be buckhouse somewhere, a regional thing like coke/soda/pop. Here we call it Verrücktschlachthof.
how would bug house work over the internet? you need a partner and how would you pass the pieces to you partner?
the pieces will automatically go to the other player and you would choose your partner
yeah its realy cool.
bunkhouse is a riot.
But at least in Canada you can fire up a number and fuss about it while you're macrameing your behind into the davenport.....
The Hubby informs me that the bughouse variant is actually quite old. It was apparently well-established by the time Lewis Carroll wrote "Through the Looking Glass," and based on Carroll's own notes Alice's adventure here is a description of a game in progress. I have also heard that the first recorded bughouse-like game dates from the 12th century. Any of the FM/IM crowd want to weigh in on this?
Its Bughouse, not Buckhouse.
Heres a link to a wikipedia about it.
oh yeah sorry... are you exited ?
Nope, still here.........
(btw, I think the word you're looking for is actually "excited...")
idk about 12th century, but im not suprised it is old, after all shogi is essentially one board transfer chess, and its quite old.
2/13/2016 - Filipp S. Bondarenko, Feenschach 1960
by Winnie_Pooh 5 minutes ago
Can't log in
by mackytom 8 minutes ago
Was Alekhine assassinated?
by vishyanandishere 8 minutes ago
by bulletheadbilly 10 minutes ago
IM Greg Shahade: "Slow Chess should die a fast death"!
by fightingbob 22 minutes ago
by loubalch 23 minutes ago
Wasted Too Much Time In Unorthodox Openings. Want To Return To Normal.
by Pixenix 41 minutes ago
2/7/2016 - Quick And Painless
by silvia_trench 45 minutes ago
Are chess players more likely to be losing their hair and balding?
by ngorongoro 49 minutes ago
The most interesting game of chess was played here in chess.com !!!!
by Harish73 55 minutes ago
Why Join | Chess Topics |
Help & Support |
© 2016 Chess.com
• Chess - English
We are working hard to make Chess.com available in over 70 languages. Check back over the year as we develop the technology to add more, and we will try our best to notify you when your language is ready for translating!