The game is more tactical than standard chess: sacrifices are common and the opening can be filled with traps. Two checks constitutes a big advantage and may be worth much material in the evaluation of a position. The game rarely reaches the endgame and is usually decided before queens are traded.
|This article uses algebraic notation to describe chess moves.|
1. e4 e6 2. d4??
- This typical opening in standard chess immediately loses in Three-check chess.
- First check.
3. c3 Bxc3+!
- Second check.
4. Nxc3 Qh4! 0–1
- White resigned. There is no way to prevent a third check by Qxf2+ or Qxe4+.
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- Internet Chess Club – online chess server supporting Three-check chess
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- Shane's Chess Information Database – chess database supporting Three-check chess
- Pritchard (2007), p. 83
- Pritchard, D. B. (2007). Beasley, John, ed. The Classified Encyclopedia of Chess Variants. John Beasley. pp. 82–83. ISBN 978-0-9555168-0-1.
- ChessMoon Online chess server supporting Three-check chess