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    chess 960 correspondence tournament

    Anyone interested in a chess 960 chesschat tournament please advise here and I'll proceed from there.

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    what is chess 960?
    .. this Caketin is full of little spiders and watermelon seeds.....

    ..Chess is all about fear and psychology

    ..Chess is like an exam..... you havent studied for

    ..If you're good at Chess it means you are very intelligent and could potentialy do great things
    ..... but that you might have wasted that playing way too much chess

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaitlin
    what is chess 960?
    also known as Fischer Random.

    To save you googling it's where the starting position of the pieces are random. Black's and White's still stand opposite. There are other finesses but I'm not familiar and will google as well when the time comes.

    Cheers
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    Kewl .. I'll play in that

    [Edit] and i already know how to play it... im best at wilds .. dont need no book learning to play those openings
    Last edited by Kaitlin; 31-01-2009 at 06:38 PM.
    .. this Caketin is full of little spiders and watermelon seeds.....

    ..Chess is all about fear and psychology

    ..Chess is like an exam..... you havent studied for

    ..If you're good at Chess it means you are very intelligent and could potentialy do great things
    ..... but that you might have wasted that playing way too much chess

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    Rules will be at this link

    http://www.dwheeler.com/essays/Fisch...dom_Chess.html

    No computer assistence or databases or opening resources will be allowed, everyone will be on their own resources.

    One more expression of interest and I'll state the time controls and collect entries

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    Quote Originally Posted by CameronD
    No computer assistence or databases or opening resources will be allowed, everyone will be on their own resources.
    Databases and opening resources exist for Chess 960?

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    CC Grandmaster Garrett's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by CameronD
    Anyone interested in a chess 960 chesschat tournament please advise here and I'll proceed from there.
    sounds like a plan.

    I'll play.

    cheers
    Garrett.

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