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Debate: What to call "Online Chess"...


  • 3 years ago · Quote · #61

    spinfidelety

    Longtime chess - or does that sound too Thai? (me love you longtime chess)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #62

    chess_kebabs

    spinfidelety wrote:

    Longtime chess - or does that sound too Thai? (me love you longtime chess)

    hahaha.. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #63

    chess_kebabs

    Funny how you can mean one thing with words but it sounds like something completely different.

    I gave up my computer earlier today so my son could do some homework as he needed the net and the laptop was playing up.  I was sitting next to him trying to make a chess move on my phone. I could have sworn I had a pawn sitting in the h file but couldn't see it anymore, and thinking out loud I said "What happened to that pawn!!?" My son turned and looked at me and said "What did you say?" I laughed so loud.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #64

    FORAA

    himath2009 wrote:

    Winnie_Pooh wrote: "correspondence chess" seems to me the most accurate term. But maybe a lot of the younger players don´t know that there was a time (stone-age) when people played chess games via post-cards Terms like "slow chess" or "turn-base chess" also make sense to me.

    Correspondence Chess is the most elegant and accurate description...

    I use this term in most of the Tournaments or Matches I am responsible for. If the younger players do not know what it refers to its a good opportunity for them to learn... The terms slow chess or turn-base may make sense but do not pay homage to the history of the game...

    agreed!

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #65

    spinfidelety

    chess_kebabs wrote:

    Funny how you can mean one thing with words but it sounds like something completely different.

    I gave up my computer earlier today so my son could do some homework as he needed the net and the laptop was playing up.  I was sitting next to him trying to make a chess move on my phone. I could have sworn I had a pawn sitting in the h file but couldn't see it anymore, and thinking out loud I said "What happened to that pawn!!?" My son turned and looked at me and said "What did you say?" I laughed so loud.

    Good one. Sticking with the Thai theme, I was shocked to meet a girl called Phaawn (pawn, porn, พร - it's the same sound!). I later learned it means 'blessing/ good wishes' in their language.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #66

    Gert-Jan

    slow chess sounds boring.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #67

    chess_kebabs

    spinfidelety wrote:
    chess_kebabs wrote:

    Funny how you can mean one thing with words but it sounds like something completely different.

    I gave up my computer earlier today so my son could do some homework as he needed the net and the laptop was playing up.  I was sitting next to him trying to make a chess move on my phone. I could have sworn I had a pawn sitting in the h file but couldn't see it anymore, and thinking out loud I said "What happened to that pawn!!?" My son turned and looked at me and said "What did you say?" I laughed so loud.

    Good one. Sticking with the Thai theme, I was shocked to meet a girl called Phaawn (pawn, porn, พร - it's the same sound!). I later learned it means 'blessing/ good wishes' in their language.

    So if someone is watching porn and gets sprung they can say am just watching a video on blessings/good wishes.. lol

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #68

    chess_kebabs

    Reminds me of the Austin Powers movie "The Spy Who Shagged Me" with the asian twin sisters.. you remember their names... 

    Funniest scene.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #69

    Skwerly

    I think it should all be called "chess".  That's what it is, whether you are playing it on a screen or on a tournament mat or on Grandad's ancient wooden thing.  It's all chess to me. 

    There are definitely different elements to online chess, to be sure, but it's still chess.  :)

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #70

    chess_kebabs

    Skwerly wrote:

    I think it should all be called "chess".  That's what it is, whether you are playing it on a screen or on a tournament mat or on Grandad's ancient wooden thing.  It's all chess to me. 

    There are definitely different elements to online chess, to be sure, but it's still chess.  :)

    yeah,  but it's all different ways of playing chess.. live vs. so  many days to move vs. OTB.. and you need to identify which time format the games are played in.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #71

    chess_kebabs

    Slow chess sounds like sleepy chess...

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #72

    spinfidelety

    "Oh bee-haive!"... "we're going to see the twins." Classic! Laughing

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #73

    chess_kebabs

    spinfidelety wrote:

    "Oh bee-haive!"... "we're going to see the twins." Classic! 

    hehe.. All the Austin Powers movies are classics! Laughing

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #74

    blake78613

    himath2009 wrote:

    Winnie_Pooh wrote: "correspondence chess" seems to me the most accurate term. But maybe a lot of the younger players don´t know that there was a time (stone-age) when people played chess games via post-cards Terms like "slow chess" or "turn-base chess" also make sense to me.

    Correspondence Chess is the most elegant and accurate description...

    I use this term in most of the Tournaments or Matches I am responsible for. If the younger players do not know what it refers to its a good opportunity for them to learn... The terms slow chess or turn-base may make sense but do not pay homage to the history of the game...

    Correspondence chess makes the most sense to me.  Turn-based does not make sense since all forms of chess are turn-based.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #75

    chess_kebabs

    blake78613 wrote:
    himath2009 wrote:

    Winnie_Pooh wrote: "correspondence chess" seems to me the most accurate term. But maybe a lot of the younger players don´t know that there was a time (stone-age) when people played chess games via post-cards Terms like "slow chess" or "turn-base chess" also make sense to me.

    Correspondence Chess is the most elegant and accurate description...

    I use this term in most of the Tournaments or Matches I am responsible for. If the younger players do not know what it refers to its a good opportunity for them to learn... The terms slow chess or turn-base may make sense but do not pay homage to the history of the game...

    Correspondence chess makes the most sense to me.  Turn-based does not make sense since all forms of chess are turn-based.

    And what do you say Correspondence chess is to your young students  Blake78613? 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #76

    spinfidelety

    chess_kebabs wrote:

    hehe.. All the Austin Powers movies are classics! 

    Sexy Russian Woman: Do you know how they keep warm in Russia ?

    Austin Powers: Whahohohohoa - I can guess baby.

    SRW: They play chess.

    AP: I guessed wrong.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #77

    shequan

    Skwerly wrote:

    I think it should all be called "chess".  That's what it is, whether you are playing it on a screen or on a tournament mat or on Grandad's ancient wooden thing.  It's all chess to me. 

    There are definitely different elements to online chess, to be sure, but it's still chess.  :)

    different time controls transform chess from one thing to another. it's complete fallacy to equate them all as essentially the same. unless you're houdini.

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #78

    chess_kebabs

    spinfidelety wrote:
    chess_kebabs wrote:

    hehe.. All the Austin Powers movies are classics! 

    Sexy Russian Woman: Do you know how they keep warm in Russia ?

    Austin Powers: Whahohohohoa - I can guess baby.

    SRW: They play chess.

    AP: I guessed wrong.

    haha.. 

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #79

    spinfidelety

    longturn chess, or just plain 'long chess'

  • 3 years ago · Quote · #80

    chess_kebabs

    ketchuplover wrote:

    calendar chess

    Hmmmmm... what sort of calendar? lol


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