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Shatranj Extended Tournament Scoring (S.E.T.S) Rules. An attempt at an improved scoring system for chess tournaments. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Luis wrote on 2008-04-28 UTCBelowAverage ★★
This system is IMHO too complicated. I have proposed a simpler one in my own Braves' Chess: When FIDE rules dictate a draw, 2/3 of a point go to the player with more pawns still on the board, and 1/3 to the other player. If both players have the same number of pawns, the 2/3 will go to the last player whose pawns have outnumered the opponents' during at least one ply. No equal scores, no superfluous rules, and the motivation to look for a win by checkmate does persist.