When I played postal chess it was not uncommon to have upwards of 80+ games on the go at busy times of the season, a typical chess season began in September back before the days of the web-server but even during Summer the number of ongoing games would often be 30+.
In the world of correspondence chess there are various titles and achievements up for grabs. The most prestigious being ‘World Champion’ which is awarded by the International Correspondence Chess Federation. Putting such grand thoughts aside, the titles to be gained are –
This feels like the last chance as I attempt to meet a new goal in my quest for a successful correspondence chess (cc) career. I have been playing cc since 1984, it is great fun and keeps the brain active. I found that playing cc also made me a better over-the-board player, indeed a few trophies and grading prizes at Chess Congresses are testament to that.