Option-Suicide ChessThis game you can destroy your own pieces. Please read the rules section of this document to see how
I know the game Kamikaze chess, and one that white has small advantage to destroy your own pieces, but I have idea to compound it and make it optional, and do for both players.
RulesFollows rules of FIDE chess, but:
- You may capture your own pieces.
- Whenever you capture (except with the king), you may optionally destroy the piece capturing it as well.
- Instead of moving, you may immediately destroy one of your own pieces (except the king).
- You lose if you have no legal moves.
- Destroying your own pieces usually does not help you.
- It might be possible to make checkmate by destroying one of your own pawns to cause discovered check.
- Probably these destroy your own pieces is more useful with pawns, and probably is less often useful with other type of pieces.
- This can be used to block smothered mate.
- Sometimes you can be forced to destroy your own pieces if you don't have any other moves.
- If you self-trap a piece, you can just capture your own pieces which are trapping it.
- You can capture using kamikaze to prevent a pawn from recapturing and unblocking a column.
Please tell me if anyone has played this game. See if you like to play.
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By (zzo38) A. Black.
Web page created: 2005-06-13. Web page last updated: 2005-06-13