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

MilitaryBloc

How about naming it "Turtle Chess , sloth chess , gradual chess,leisurely chess, chess bit by bit," I hope Erik you will like at least one. I got some more names. " custom chess, erik chess or Bloc chess ( based leisurely online correspondence) . well Erik "Daily chess " is a nice word.

Stampnl

"Slow chess" clearly expresses the main distinction with blitz chess and also it sounds ok.

xqsme

DID you see post 920..."Chess Restante''?

e4nf3

chess for dunderheads

TheGrobe
xqsme wrote:

DID you see post 920..."Chess Restante''?

Captures it nicely, but I had to look it up, so it's problematic in that respect.

xqsme

Has intruiging elements then , and broadens the mind.Could be a rewarding gambit... bird in hand saves lot of b(l)eating about in bush !

himath2009

eddiewsox

How about CCC, Computer Corespondence Chess?

ChazR

After fifty pages, I suggest Staff summarize the list to ten choices and call the question for a vote.  Maybe eleven choices, including, "Who cares."

chess_kebabs

or 12 choices.. "We will choose what 'we' like the best, regardless of what the majority likes".

Stampnl

I don't think there is a good solution to the cheating problem.

TheGrobe

I don't think you're in the right thread.

himath2009

Good thinking...

onthehouse

Online Correspondence Chess.

Terrible?  Too long?

Then how about; " OC Chess " ?

Sooner
chess_kebabs wrote:

or 12 choices.. "We will choose what 'we' like the best, regardless of what the majority likes".

I would amend your comment to the following: "or 12 choices.. 'We will choose what 'we' like the best, regardless of what Erik likes." After all, this site is in business for the profit of Erik but for the enjoyment of its members.

chessplayer11
TheGrobe wrote:
chessplayer11 wrote:

I wonder if any one is able to state at least three things that Traditional Correspondence Chess actually have in common with Online Chess here.

The only similarity I can find is the amount of time it takes.

 

So far all I got is that no one can deal with change. I await your failure.

Communication over a distance
Non-concurrent gameplay
It's chess

You wouldn't use Correspondence Chess for someone nearby or in the same house even, but you certainly can do it here.

Non-concurrent? If you stay on the same page, how different is it from regular chess?

It's chess? So you couldn't think of a third one... :/

chessplayer11
TheGrobe wrote:

I'm coming to the conclusion that he's just trolling.  Surely he can't be that obtuse without it being intentional.

I'm trolling? Maybe you should read the first post. ...and subsequent ones by the guy who runs the site. I suppose he's trolling too?

Sooner

Yes, TheGrobe, chessplayer11 does seem to be just trolling, trying to show us how clever he can be. Too bad for him that cleverness is no substitute for sound, sensible reasoning. His approach to the naming issue is merely that of the sophist and yields results as specious as theirs were.

chessplayer11

At least I've given reasons for my opinion. All you can do is cry like a child. Maybe if you hold your breath long enough you'll get your way.

I mean, you thought the survey was an election, so why not?

chess_kebabs
Sooner wrote:
chess_kebabs wrote:

or 12 choices.. "We will choose what 'we' like the best, regardless of what the majority likes".

I would amend your comment to the following: "or 12 choices.. 'We will choose what 'we' like the best, regardless of what Erik likes." After all, this site is in business for the profit of Erik but for the enjoyment of its members.

Well my friend, let's see the final outcome first, to see whose wording was more accurate.  :)