Upside Down Chess variant on Lichess
Upside Down Chess: Standard 3+0 casual #teSmrRnx

3837 players compete in the Oct 21, 2020 Upside Down Chess. 3+0 casual games are played during 120 minutes. GM penguingim1 takes the prize home!

Lichess had an upside down chess tournament. It was very much fun to watch. Several GMs joined and were streaming. GM Anish Giri streaming upside down chess :

FICS (freechess) had this variant as Wild/5 for years but it was not very popular. White has a clear opening advantage. If you manage to bring a white knight to d6 without it having captured it could be checkmate already. Because everything is upside down one can promote a lot of queens.

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