A Busy Time

Chess Clock

Time flies as the clock ticks along, I am astonished that it is almost a year since I last wrote a post here. My problem has been one of simply having too many games in-play and taking on some additional admin work for one of the correspondence chess clubs. The last part was probably a … Read moreA Busy Time

Impossible to Win

Is Corresponence Chess Impossible to Win

Has Correspondence chess become impossible to win? Certainly the number of drawn games may suggest that it has but such a defeatist attitude spells the death of the game. I decided to take a quick look at the latest database of completed correspondence games in ICCF and compare these against a similar number from OTB … Read moreImpossible to Win