LibraryThing Chess Tournament?

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LibraryThing Chess Tournament?

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1DoctorRobert
maig 15, 2007, 12:05am

Is anyone interested in having a LibraryThing chess tournament? We could use one of the many free online chess sites. (My brother and I play on www.redhotpawn.com which I find very easy to use, but I am sure others have suggestions for good sites.)

2skippersan
maig 15, 2007, 9:16am

I could play a tournament. The games at redhotpawn look more like electro-postal games, with time controls in terms of days, rather than minutes (or seconds). That's not a problem.

If you wanted to play a realtime game or tourney, I would recommend the ICC (Internet Chess Club) at chessclub.com. You have to be a member to pick your own handle or use some of the other features, but guests play for free. The trick is finding each other when your name is automatically assigned.

FYI, I'm a member, and my handle is "skeptic." I wanted that one for LT, too, but it was already taken.

3DoctorRobert
maig 15, 2007, 12:03pm

I would prefer a non-real-time game with a limit of, say, two days per move. But let's see what people are interested in. We could always do both.

4skippersan
maig 15, 2007, 12:43pm

Sounds good to me. Let's see if anyone else is listening.

5skippersan
maig 21, 2007, 11:32am

Hmm. It doesn't look like anyone is listening, does it?

6DoctorRobert
maig 21, 2007, 12:32pm

No, it doesn't.

Do you want to play a non-timed game on redhotpawn or another site? My username is doctorrobert there, too.

7skippersan
Editat: maig 21, 2007, 1:53pm

I would love to. I've just now registered with the handle, "skippersan" to make things easy.

I see that you are currently not accepting challenges with timeouts of 7 days or more. So, why don't you set whatever parameters you want and challenge me?

Skipper

8DoctorRobert
maig 21, 2007, 3:45pm

Done!

9skippersan
maig 25, 2007, 12:09am

So, umm...

What's up doc? My first move already got you stumped? There's more where that one came from!

:-)

Skipper

10DoctorRobert
maig 25, 2007, 1:03am

Sorry! I've been travelling. Wait till you see my incredibly original response . . .

11skippersan
maig 25, 2007, 11:18am

As Roy Batty said after Dekker smacked him across the temple with a board, "That's the spirit!" (Bladerunner)

12katie2k9
feb. 3, 2010, 6:20pm

hi everyone