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- By MrKris (**) Date 2019-07-31 06:40
http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=71367
" opposite castling armageddon
Post  by lkaufman ยป Fri Jul 26, 2019 5:03 am

I have wondered what would be the simplest rule change to chess that would make it a two-result game (win or loss) ... "
(similar thread: http://talkchess.com/forum3/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=71389)

1. In the five [World Chess Championship] matches [1984 - 1990] Kasparov and Karpov played 144 games with 104 draws, 21 wins by Kasparov and 19 wins by Karpov. [72% draws]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_Chess_Championship#Karpov_and_Kasparov_(1975%E2%80%931993)

2. TCEC Season 15 SuperFinal (79% draws), the first 9 games, all draws, roughly at the evaluation peaks:
https://cd.tcecbeta.club/archive.html?season=15&div=sf&game=1

1) 25.Bd1 {1.11} Rf7 {-0.09} 143 moves
1r5k/2pbqr1n/np1p1bp1/pN1Pp2p/P1P1P2P/1P3P2/1K1Q1B2/3B1RNR w - - 5 26

2) 18.Bxf6 {1.42} Bxf6 {0.91} 64 moves
rnb2r2/pp3q1k/3p1b1p/3ppp2/2P5/2N2N2/PP1QBPPP/3R1R1K w - - 0 19

3) 20.axb5 {0.57} axb5 {0.34} 53 moves
1rb1rbk1/2qn1p1p/2npp1p1/1p4P1/4PP2/1NN1B2R/1PPQ2BP/R6K w - - 0 21

4) 32.Bc2 {1.24} Qe7 {0.52} 63 moves
4r2k/2rbqp1P/pp2p1p1/2npP3/P2N1P1Q/2P5/1PB3R1/R6K w - - 11 33

5) 22.Bxb4 {0.86} Bf6 {0.30} 79 moves
r5k1/5r2/4pb1p/1p1p1bn1/1BpP1p2/2P2NP1/PP2BP1P/R1R3K1 w - - 1 23

6) 105.Bg3 {1.67} Qc5 {0.00} 144 moves
8/3b1k2/1Rn5/2q5/4R2P/5PB1/6PK/8 w - - 31 106

7) 81.Rd1 {0.00} Rb2 {-1.18} 120 moves
1r6/8/1P3n2/2P3k1/1K6/1B6/1r6/3R4 w - - 45 82

8) 16.O-O-O {-1.69} Qxa2 {-1.00} 61 moves
rn2kbr1/ppp2p2/4b3/4P3/3Pp1pN/2P1BpP1/qPQ4R/2KR1B2 w q - 0 17

9) 28.Nd2 {1.33} Rbe8 {1.13} 45 moves
4rr2/3b2kp/1p1p2p1/p1pPn3/P1P1P3/1P5P/3NBRP1/3R2K1 w - - 5 29
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