Golden Era of Atomic Chess (1995-1999)

I consider atomic chess history to be divided into distinct eras, with their own related stories.  The first such era would obviously be the golden age of atomic chess, going by the traditional methodology of naming eras within history.  I date this period from between late 1995 throughout the end of 1999 with a little …

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Atomic Openings 1995-1996

The Wild Wild West era of atomic chess opening theory stretched from roughly 27 November 1995 to 7 November 1996. I’ve collected as many games and other tidbits related to internet chess history, especially for chess variants as I could. Despite my efforts, I only have 26 games from the entirety of this period of …

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An Introduction to Atomic Chess

Atomic Chess has been played on various Internet Chess Servers (ICSes) since at least November 27, 1995 when Klaus Knopper collected the rules describing the game and the rules were introduced to the German Internet Chess Server (GICS) by connex. In the years that have passed since it was first introduced online, Atomic Chess has …

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