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MY JOURNEY

New Tournament Starting

How time flies! This morning I received my new pairings for the Veterans World Cup 10 tournament. I entered this because I played in the VWC 9 and found it a good event and the […]

Chess Database
ICCF

Quick Look at June 2016

I have downloaded the latest ICCF Server database of games ending in June 2016, the database contains 4,374 games played on their server by players of all standard. The database can be used without further […]

Joop van Oosterom Memorial Tournament
ICCF

Joop van Oosterom Memorial

Joop van Oosterom was the Correspondence Chess World Champion in 2005 and 2008. He sadly passed away in October 2016 and amongst his many achievements he leaves behind a remarkable chess legacy. In addition to […]

MY JOURNEY

Thirty Eight is Better

I looked at my list of ongoing games on the ICCF webserver and to my surprise I saw that the list was actually looking quite manageable with not a single game waiting for me to […]

Chess Database
MY JOURNEY

A New Database from Germany

I have purchased a new database of correspondence chess games, this is part of my plan for assisting my research in my aim of improving my results. The database contains 1.13 million correspondence games with […]