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Why isn't there more classical armageddon with auction?

The current brisk rapid Armageddon has the following advantages: It produces a decisive result in one game. That's the point of Armageddon The auction makes it fair It is quick. At the end of a long ...
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When was there a classical armageddon?

In the ff questions, seemingly no one else knew (including myself) that there was already a classical armageddon game in the 2010 US chess championship won by Gata Kamsky, but I guess it depends on ...
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What are examples of tournaments/games 60 minutes to below 120 minutes, and how does FIDE classify them?

2019 WFRCC, won by Wesley So. The so-called 'slow rapid' (a term undefined even as of 2024Feb29, over 4 years later) games are 45 minutes for the 1st 40 moves and then 15 minutes bonus afterwards. ...
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Is armageddon more fair in a Vickrey auction?

jf328 'Best strategy in a second price auction is to bid their intended time. I won't say it's more fair, but it certainly takes out more non-chess stuff which is desirable for a chess tourney.' - ...
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Is armageddon more fair in a Vickrey auction?

No, it's not more fair, and doesn't prevent trying to guess what the other person bid. Unlike most auctions, in armageddon you care about what price your opponent pays even if you lose the bid. The ...
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