CAPABLANCA CHESS

Featured is a brief introduction for the chess variant Capablanca Chess along with a 10+5 game I played against Fairy-Stockfish level 5 on pychess.org. I’ve only been playing this variant for a few days now, and it feels like it has been stretching my mind. Capablanca chess (or Capablanca’s chess) is a chess variant invented in the 1920s by World Chess Champion José Raúl Capablanca. It incorporates two new pieces (chancellor/archbishop) and is played on a 10×8 board. Capablanca believed that chess would be played out in a few decades (meaning games between grandmasters would always end in draws). This threat of “draw death” for chess was his main motivation for creating a more complex version of the game.

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