[ Help | Earliest Comments | Latest Comments ][ List All Subjects of Discussion | Create New Subject of Discussion ][ List Latest Comments Only For Pages | Games | Rated Pages | Rated Games | Subjects of Discussion ]Comments/Ratings for a Single Item Later ⇩Reverse Order⇧ Earlier Fianchetto Chess. Rooks and bishops switched in opening setup. (8x8, Cells: 64) [All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]George Duke wrote on 2009-12-05 UTCGM Lasker proposed and played a little in the teens of the 20th Century switching the Bishop and Knight. No one did the Bishop and Rook. Adrian Alvarez de la Campa wrote on 2006-04-06 UTCFianchetto Chess was the unlikely inspiration for my Swapmate Chess, in which you can go from FIDE to Fianchetto in only four moves. Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2006-04-05 UTCbond james bond? he he :) Jeremy Good wrote on 2006-04-04 UTCBest not to play this variant then, Christine, or Bond James Bond may wish to have a word with you. http://www.chessvariants.com/diffmove.dir/oomost-chess.html Christine Bagley-Jones wrote on 2006-04-04 UTCrooks are not in the corner. i think it always makes sense for no castling, makes exciting chess. Jeremy Good wrote on 2006-04-03 UTCDoes it make any sense to have no castling in this variant? Castling doesn't just serve the purpose of getting the rooks out of the corners. It helps get the King out of the center of the board. 6 comments displayedLater ⇩Reverse Order⇧ EarlierPermalink to the exact comments currently displayed.