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Play chess 960 vs DroidFish

DroidFish only offers the standard chess position.



To play a random chess position against DroidFish you need to provide it to DroidFish.

Generate a random position in Chess 960 Generator and copy it to the clipboard using the Copy FEN menu item.



In DroidFish long press on the board. A popup menu will appear:



Select Clipboard and then Paste from Clipboard:



Now you can play games using this particular starting position.

Notice: To reset the position to the standard chess position you need to paste the Chess 960 Postion #518 to DroidFish. Or use the FEN string below: rnbqkbnr/pppppppp/8/8/8/8/PPPPPPPP/RNBQKBNR w KQkq - 0 1

Chess960 Start Position Generator

This application serves to generate one of the possible 960 starting positions of the chess variant Chess960 (Fischer-Random-Chess). The rules are exactly the same as in standard chess. Because of a different starting position castling works a little bit different. Castling rules In Chess960, each player may castle once per game, the same as standard chess, moving both the king and a rook in a single move; however, the castling rules were reinterpreted in Chess960 to support the different possible initial positions of the king and rook. After castling, the king and rook final positions are exactly the same as they are in standard chess. Thus: After a-side castling, the king finishes on the c-file (c1 for White, c8 for Black) and the a-side rook finishes on the d-file (d1 for White, d8 for Black). The move is notated 0-0-0 and is known as queenside castling in standard chess.
After h-side castling, the king finishes on the g-file and the h-side rook finishes on the f-file. The …