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It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-03-20
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender. Chessgi. Drop the pieces you take from your opponent. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
gnohmon wrote on 2002-04-14 UTC
'But crazyhouse is better' -- interesting comment. What you call Crazyhouse is, I think, the 'Double Bughouse chess' to which the mimeographed magazine 'New England Double Bughouse Chess' was devoted in the 1970s. (That's how people communicated then. Inconvenient, slow, and expensive compared to the internet, but would you believe it people communicated with each other even before there was an internet! What a mindblowing idea, no?) Funny thing is, your comment makes me think that the last time I played that game you hadn't been born yet. Stalling was a bad consequence of the rules as they were then; have they fixed this? If you say it's better, you should say why you think it's better. By providing reasons, you might get people to respond with counter arguments, and once in a while they would convince you you were wrong and once in a while you would convince them and most of the time you'd have fun arguing but you wouldn't get anywhere. Welcome to the internet. Does the game you call crazyhouse require 4 players? Did you know that in the 1970s I described how you could play it with 2 teams of 100 players?