A Matter of Opinion

Interesting perspective on correspondence chess.

chesswrit

The discussion about OTB Chess and CC is alive and there and will continue forever due to the possibility of using engines in CC . During  my own CC games I have the opportunity to exchange ideas with some of my opponents. In general there are several  , say, “schools of thought” :

1.- Those who play CC or CC and OTB and don’t care about the matter.

2.-Those who play CC and OTB and have strong opinions about the matter.

3.- Those who only play CC and are somewhat “angry” at how it is played these days (with the use of engines and databases for instance…)

4.- And so on…

First of all,  I base my ideas upon what I consider a fundamental fact: 

Today’s CC and OTB  are totally different ways of playing Chess.

Let’s see some of the differences:

1.- In OTB Chess the players cannot…

View original post 419 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: