Sherwood, Russell Monday, March 30, 2020
Welcome to the WDECC!
The tournament has been paired using the Silli system and pairing are totally random.
Th event will be playing “Engine Free” on a honour basis. I have had a number of questions of what is allowed and what is not. In practice we are looking to playing this in the style of a Correspondence event from the early 90’s so:
|Your own brainpower||Chess Engines or any move generating method|
|Paper Books||Move checking software (e.g. Aquarium’s blunder check mode)|
|Instructional Videos, DVD;s, etc||Electronic Opening Books|
| ||Electronic Databases|
| ||No other players “consulting”|
| ||Sharing or discussing active games before they are completed.|
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If you are unsure, ask.
- Take your time – playing moves instantly tends not to give good results in CC
- CC tends to be a game of analysis – so look at the position as per analyzing a postmortem. (You are of course free to play “Touch move”)
- Decide you will play on a physical board or “on screen”.
- Have fun!
If you have any questions get in touch.
(And for anyone reading this after the start date, No I cannot add players or change pairings
p.s. Should you decide this event is not for you , get in touch, do not go “silent”. This is both disrespectful to the other players and organizers.
Updated Monday, March 30, 2020 by Russell Sherwood