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    CC Grandmaster Garvinator's Avatar
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    Chess Chat Freestyle Tournament #5

    Since there are no tournaments in progress, time to start a call for entrants.

    Last tournament held was a human tournament, so this one is freestyle.

    For those unfamiliar with freestyle- engine play, tablebase use is permitted.


    Those that wish to play, please state their interest here or by pm to me.

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    CC Grandmaster Desmond's Avatar
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    I'll play
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

    See you in another life, brotha.

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    So far two entries.

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    bump!

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    CC Grandmaster Garvinator's Avatar
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    Now that the three tournaments have finished, lets see if there is any more interest.

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    I'm out for the rest of the year; want to use any time I get free that I might have spent on CC tournaments to annotate my old games instead.

    Apologies to anyone who was looking forward to beating me!

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    I'll give it a go.

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    CC Grandmaster Garvinator's Avatar
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    That makes three. At least we have something more than a match between Boris and myself.

    If we can get a fourth, I will start.

    If we get a fourth, or just stay with three, do you guys want 2 or 4 games against your opponents?

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    Would prefer 2.
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

    See you in another life, brotha.

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    Some rules for the un-initiated:

    1) A player can claim a result once a tablebase position is reached. So as soon as the 5/6 man tbs are showing a result and the result is claimed and verified by myself, the game is over.

    If the position is showing a win in more than 50 moves, the 50 move rule does not apply and the result is a win.

    2) Please make sure that the move you post in the game is the move you want to play. Incorrect move notation is a binding move and can not be retracted, if the move is legal of course.

    So please be careful.

    Also, after a game is finished, it is appreciated if one of the participants from the finished game writes the result in this thread, so I am aware of it and can adjust the cross table as required.

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    Time control:

    In a previous thread, KB and I came around to this proposal:

    * Three day increment for each move, cumulative from a base of seven days (eg must play move 1 by day 7, move 2 by day 10, move 3 by day 13, etc)
    * Seven days maximum for any given move.

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    Sorry about that, I've just been really busy the last few days, but go on without me.
    "I give 98 percent of my mental energy to chess. Others give only 2 percent." -- Bobby Fischer

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    Ahh there is nothing like a couple of boring games in freestyle, hey Boris

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    Quote Originally Posted by ggrayggray
    Ahh there is nothing like a couple of boring games in freestyle, hey Boris
    Hey yeah I'm looking forward to following both games !

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    Well done Garvin on the tournament win. Beat me comprehensively in both our games.

    I'm going to avoid playing these things in future if the entrants don't have a proven record of finishing games.
    So what's your excuse? To run like the devil's chasing you.

    See you in another life, brotha.

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