Mad Mate Chess Set (chess variant/board game)

Mad Mate Chess Set (chess variant/board game)

Mad Mate Chess Set ('replacement chess')

Reversible counters (as in Othello).

aka Mad Mate, ChessGi, Crazyhouse.

Think Exchange Chess (Tandem Chess, Bughouse) but on one board.

Commercial version is 'Neo-Chess'.

Chess Quotes

Here are some of the questions and answers to an examination paper in chess that was given some time ago by Dr. TARRASCH. (...)
"Q: What is the object of playing a gambit opening?
A: To acquire a reputation of being a dashing player at the cost of losing a game.

  Q: Account briefly for the popularity of the Queen Pawn Opening in matches of a serious nature.
A: Laziness.

  Q: What is the duty of an umpire where a player wilfully upsets the board?
A: Remove the bottle.

Chess Review, 1935.