1st Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • December 1, 2020
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1st Open Tournament Capablanca IM To honor José Raúl Capablanca Graupera in the centenary of his successful getting the title of World Champion of Chess. Game platform: ICCF web server International Open divided into two sections (classification list 2021-1) • Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be … Continue Reading

Opening Preparation in Correspondence Chess

This post discusses opening preparation in CC. What are key activities to do with ongoing games that run months? What should be the focus of preparation for correspondence chess? Preparation in OTB chess takes place usually before every tournament or game, providing an opportunity to prepare openings and other improvements or to tailor them to … Continue Reading

CC, anti-computer and centaur chess

With computer use now an essential skill in correspondence chess, studying past computer chess trends can strenghten CC playing. I look here at anti-computer and centaur chess. Just as we have to study openings, endgame theory, and all aspects of chess to guide engines’ analysis or use databases, studying computer chess is an essential part … Continue Reading

Last days of registration for I Open Tournament Friends of Aristoteles

  • September 30, 2020
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I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles (CUB) Game platform: ICCF web server International open divided into two sections (classification list 2020-4)          Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be grouped in strict order of rating in sections of 11-13 players.          Promotional Section: For players with a rating of 2250 … Continue Reading

Update I Open Tournament Friends of Aristoteles

  • September 24, 2020
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I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles (CUB) Game platform: ICCF web server International open divided into two sections (classification list 2020-4)          Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be grouped in strict order of rating in sections of 11-13 players.          Promotional Section: For players with a rating of 2250 … Continue Reading

Update I Open Tournament Friends of Aristoteles

  • September 19, 2020
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I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles (CUB) Game platform: ICCF web server International open divided into two sections (classification list 2020-4) •         Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be grouped in strict order of rating in sections of 11-13 players. •         Promotional Section: For players with a … Continue Reading

Friendly match World Zone versus Zone 1

The World Zone is organizing a rated Friendly Match against Zone 1.   Start date: November 1st Standard ICCF rules will apply with a time control 10 moves in 40 days   Participation is free, without charge.  2 games per player/board  The WZ team will be composed by players from all WZ member federations and isolated … Continue Reading

Update I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles (CUB)

  • September 11, 2020
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I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles (CUB) Game platform: ICCF web server International open divided into two sections (classification list 2020-4) • Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be grouped in strict order of rating in sections of 11-13 players. • Promotional Section: For players with a … Continue Reading

I Open Tournament Friends of Aristoteles

  • September 7, 2020
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I OPEN TOURNAMENT Friends of Aristoteles (CUB) Game platform: ICCF web server International open divided into two sections (classification list 2020-4) • Main Section: For players with a rating higher than 2250, without categories. Players will be grouped in strict order of rating in sections of 11-13 players. • Promotional Section: For players with a … Continue Reading