For chess pros, Really Bad Chess will give you a new type of challenge — the pieces & the moves are the same, but you'll have to throw out your openings and your understanding of normal patterns of play. For novice chess players (like most of us), Really Bad Chess greatly opens up the game.. Go Play: Really Bad Chess. I have been playing chess since I was a kid. But I’m terrible at it, so I rarely play anymore. This past week, though, I’ve been really enjoying Zach Gage’s Really Bad Chess, an iOS game that puts a clever spin on Chess by seeding the board with a totally random collection of pieces.. Really Bad Chess changes this by completely randomizing what pieces both sides get. You could have a second row that has three knights and a queen in addition to some pawns. Or maybe you have a . Really Bad Chess submitted 2 years ago by QuakePhil Check it out , its an ios app that randomizes all pieces (including the pawn row) but there's some method to the madness - the difficulty is not in how much deeper the app searches against you, but how much better (or worse) its pieces are at the start. . .