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What is Giveaway chess?
What is Giveaway chess?
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In Giveaway chess (also known as Losing chess, Loser's chess, or Anti-chess) the first person to lose all their pieces is the winner!


  • The king is just another piece in Giveaway chess, there is no check or checkmate!

  • Losing the king does not end the game. You must lose ALL your pieces to win!

  • Captures are compulsory! If you CAN capture, you MUST capture, though you may be able to choose between different ways to capture!

  • Stalemate is a win for the stalemated player! If you can't make a legal move on your turn, you win!

  • No castling!

  • Pawns can also promote to a king!

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