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  1. 11 Jul '08 13:28
    There's a new gizmo that consists of a folding chess clock that randomly generates starting positions for Fischer random chess (chess 960 as some call it). It's quite cheap as well.

    http://www.newinchess.com/Shop/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductID=2534&Currency=Euro
  2. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    11 Jul '08 14:17 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Siskin
    There's a new gizmo that consists of a folding chess clock that randomly generates starting positions for Fischer random chess (chess 960 as some call it). It's quite cheap as well.

    http://www.newinchess.com/Shop/ProductDetails.aspx?ProductID=2534&Currency=Euro
    That's pretty neat, here is a page that does the same thing (without a clock).

    http://www.chessgames.com/perl/fischerandom

    It even gives fen!

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  3. 11 Jul '08 19:14
    Is there Castleing in these randam games?
  4. Subscriber AttilaTheHorn
    Erro Ergo Sum
    11 Jul '08 19:52
    Originally posted by hany3
    Is there Castleing in these randam games?
    Yes, there is castling because one of the rules is that in the initial set-up, the king must be between the 2 rooks. Castling then can take place with the usual stipulations. In addition, there must be bishops on opposite coloured squares in the initial set-up.
  5. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    11 Jul '08 20:28
    Originally posted by hany3
    Is there Castleing in these randam games?
    Read the link I gave above, it gives all rules too!

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  6. 13 Jul '08 01:13
    Originally posted by hany3
    Is there Castleing in these randam games?
    Yes, but not if you play here using a set position game. RHP only supports castling if the king and rooks start in the standard position. Apart from that fischer random games work quite well here.
  7. 13 Jul '08 13:40 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Deece
    Yes, but not if you play here using a set position game. RHP only supports castling if the king and rooks start in the standard position. Apart from that fischer random games work quite well here.
    I would like a full Fisher 960 implementation here at RHP, with castling, and its own rating, and all!

    Everyone agreeing - please recommend this post!
  8. Standard member Phlabibit
    Mystic Meg
    13 Jul '08 14:49
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    I would like a full Fisher 960 implementation here at RHP, with castling, and its own rating, and all!

    Everyone agreeing - please recommend this post!
    Better would be a site idea thread, and a link here to that thread.

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  9. 13 Jul '08 18:26
    Originally posted by Phlabibit
    Better would be a site idea thread, and a link here to that thread.

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    Good idea, Phlab, thank you.

    Please give this idea you support in Thread 96891!