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  1. 08 Jul '07 05:07
    On RHP?? Why not?
  2. 08 Jul '07 05:10
    It would be amusing for two teams to stall for 21 days, hoping they had a few more seconds than their opponent
  3. 08 Jul '07 05:39
    shorter time backs and they would see who had the shorter time bank and resign
  4. Standard member GalaxyShield
    Mr. Shield
    08 Jul '07 06:24
    Originally posted by giantsfan94707
    On RHP?? Why not?
    Not practical for a correspondents site, but it could work well in the blitz feature, if enough people want it.
  5. 08 Jul '07 16:01
    Originally posted by GalaxyShield
    Not practical for a correspondents site, but it could work well in the blitz feature, if enough people want it.
    I have played crazy house on a correnspondence site several times. It worked just the same a chess game did.
  6. 08 Jul '07 21:25
    Originally posted by gambit3
    I have played crazy house on a correnspondence site several times. It worked just the same a chess game did.
    it works until people take it seriously and start abusing the system
  7. Standard member Dutch Defense
    Stealer of Souls
    08 Jul '07 21:33
    Originally posted by giantsfan94707
    On RHP?? Why not?
    Send feedback about it.
  8. 08 Jul '07 23:56 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by gambit3
    I have played crazy house on a correnspondence site several times. It worked just the same a chess game did.
    Crazyhouse doesn't have the stalling component of bughouse.

    It's not just when it's one move to mate, either - in normal bug, when everyone stays at the board, a couple wasteful moves thrown in usually won't make a difference, since it only buys you a couple seconds. On a corrospondence site, you could stave off mate in the middle of the night and buy yourself hours on the clock.

    Which doesn't mean it wouldn't be fun on here, it would be interesting to try.
  9. 09 Jul '07 00:05
    automatic time outs. so people wil not wait at thier computers to click the skull. then it would work.
  10. 09 Jul '07 03:38
    I looked at a web page on chess variants one time. The variant that intrigued me was bug house. To this day I have not even seen a game of bug house. I have seen a game of Stanley chess. It looked like a chess game that was played like that poker in Star Trek when Captain Kirk made up the rules as the game was being played.
  11. Standard member Ichibanov
    King of slow
    09 Jul '07 03:59
    Originally posted by giantsfan94707
    automatic time outs. so people wil not wait at thier computers to click the skull. then it would work.
    I dunno. I'd be willing to try it, because I love bughouse, but I'm not sold that the time thing wouldn't be an issue. Basically, it'll favor the person with no life who can watch the site all day and night. They'll tend to garner a time advantage with quick move turn-arounds and time advantages in bughouse are crucial.