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Miss- understanding referred to in above post 1189 may be due in part to details ; layout stating Time"1 move "in each of time periods chosen
whereas Time "Minimum 1 move " ..would be the better injunction, I feel .
Yesterday, I was introduced to another chess player by a mutual friend in a bar that she owns. In talking about the sort of chess that he plays online, we hit upon "slow chess" as a clear description of a game with three days per move. The conversation ran into no roadblocks. He had heard of chess.com, but plays correspondence chess elsewhere.Similar conversations in the past always run up against confusion when the term "online chess" is used to name correspondence chess played through a server or website.
Oh for goodchess sake!
Nope, the bar had no sake. It is a wine bar representing two local wineries. This weekend, due to Mother's Day and the one-year anniversary of the wine bar's opening, marks the official release on one winery's 2007 Bordeaux blend and the other's 2009 Merlot. Last night, they had live music as they do every Friday. Our friend, Maxie Ray Mills was playing with three fellow musicians.
Yeah right like If I care what is going on there I agree with chess_kebabs! :b
You're too young to drink sake from what I can tell.
"Hesitation Chess" might have been mentioned already.
Almost 1200 posts! This must be the biggest mass debate in history!
In chess history!
There's very little debate, however. The debates between the followers of Trotsky and of Stalin were real debates, and involved many thousands of people.As history, what happens here is insigificant.
The debates between those who think Fischer was the greatest player in history, the advocates of Kasparov, and the few who actually comprehend the powers of Alekhine has been are far larger debate in numbers of participants, quantity of views, and qualitative differences between the responses.
I know, I just wanted the debate here to keep going, I'm a troll.
Re: Comment #1200. Whether the biggest or not, certainly the most inane.
CUL8R (See You Later) Chess
Sooner or Later Chess
About every 200 posts there is a breath of sanity in this thread. Thank you.
Indeed. But mostly these debates were about "One Step Forward and Two Steps Back." They are still fighting over that cadaver, and what he said.
A fair number of Trots remain in France, and even NYC. The new French President, Hollande, apparently had some connections too.
On balance, however, Stalin's thugs kinda got the better of them.
An interesting article in the Washinton Post, from about a month ago, details the genealogy of one of the Officials from the US Center for Disease Control (CDC), part of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Turns out this official (a woman) is Trotsky's grandaughter. The article also talks about his grandson. Another big success story. Very bright family, all around.
lol Mother-in-law.. some of those were very funny..
(This name would encourage players to take vacations - who might not otherwise do so!)
The only anomaly is when you play non-vacation vacation chess (i.e. in a non-vacation tournament).
More vacation time would be nice because the free Wi-fi in hotels is often spotty.
Not a mass debate?! I should know a mass debate when I see one! I have experience with mass debating for decades, and I must attest that this has all the elements of a mass debate! This is nothing BUT mass debating!
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