Anti-Chess Arena

Start at: 19:30 August 23 2020 UK time

Finish at: 20:30 August 23 2020 UK time




23/08/2020 From 7:30 pm until 8:30 pm (London time) 1 hour Arena. Open to all. To be played at: so please provide Lichess username during registration. Also, please register at: where the tournament will take place. After 2 wins, consecutive wins grant 4 points instead of 2. Berserk is allowed at start of each game, which players halve their clock time to gain an extra point. Anti-Chess aka Losing Chess Background: Unknown inventor. Also known as Loser’s Chess, Suicide Chess, Antichess, Giveaway Chess. Rules:

  • Captures are mandatory but a player is free to choose between alternatives
  • There is no check (the king is captured like an ordinary piece)
  • A pawn can promote to a king
  • A player wins by losing all their pieces, or if they do not have a legal move

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Adult, Child