[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Earliest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Single Comment Kramnik plays Thai Chess. Two sample games of Thai Chess, one by Chess world champion Kramnik.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]Manuel wrote on 2016-12-29 UTCMakruk is easier than international chess,the tactic are more easy, strategic only if you have a blocked position Â . You have to calculate the endings, many times are DRAWS because the thai makruk rules. A example ofÂ the more played opening defense :Â 1. Bc2 (more flexible),Â Bf7 2 Nd2, Ne7Â 3 e4, c5 4 Qf2, d5 5 Qe3 ,d5. 6 f4 Qc7 7 Nf3,Â Nc6 .8 b4, g5 9 Bb3 , Bg6 10. Bf2, Qd6 11 Kc2,Bc7 .12 a4, b5 =Â Â The queen many time is exhange forÂ one pawnÂ to create two chained pawns.