Placement Placement Chess (Bronstein chess, Pre-Chess, Shuffle-Chess)

Pal Benko credited the idea of “Pre-Chess” or “Shuffle-Chess” to David Bronstein.

Different than the “Placement Chess” described on the Chess Variants site, this variant is simply a modification where players take turns placing their back rank pieces. Castling only works when the king and the corresponding rook are in their normal position.

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