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Fischer Random Chess is a game information page. It is categorized as: Two dimensional, Orthodox chess set but with different initial setups.

Fischer Random Chess. Play from a random setup. (8x8, Cells: 64) (Recognized!)

Author: Terumi Kaneyasu and Fergus Duniho. Inventor: Robert J. Fischer.


Former world champion chess Bobby Fischer invented a variant of chess, where the main idea is that the opening setup is changed in the sense that the piece on the back lines appear in a different order. An important objective of this change is that the knowledge of opening theory becomes much less important. This variant is not the first variant of Randomized chess - similar ideas already appeared in the one-but-last century. Still, Fisher's idea is one worthy to look at, and perhaps because of the man who proposed it, it will catch some more attention than other similar proposals from the past had received. <b>Recognized Variant of the Month for April 2002.</b>

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The board used for this game has 8 row(s), 8 column(s), 64 cells/squares.
This game is a 2 player game.
Invented in the year 1995. [1994-1996]. [1990-2000].

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