Chess Engines’ Parameters and Correspondence Chess

This post explores the need to adjust default parameters of chess engines to play correspondence chess. As part of playing CC the need to understand and control chess engines is necessary. Familiarizing yourself with available parameters for engines you use is important. Some engines default options are to play against humans without their full strength … Continue Reading

I Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • January 14, 2021
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  • Giraldo Menendez Rodriguez

I 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

I Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • January 5, 2021
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I 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

I Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • December 25, 2020
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I 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 grouped … Continue Reading

I Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • December 21, 2020
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I OPEN TOURNAMENT Capablanca IM To honor José RaúlCapablancaGraupera 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 grouped in strict … Continue Reading

I Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • December 14, 2020
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  • Giraldo Menendez Rodriguez

I 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

1st Open Tournament Capablanca IM

  • December 1, 2020
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  • Giraldo Menendez Rodriguez

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