Monday, September 1, 2008

Correspondece Chess and Over The Board Chess

I've noticed that the past few posts were about positions arising from the recently completed Tal Memorial Blitz Tournament. The positions were puzzle like: find the tactics that win material, or find the winning attack against the king.

Earlier in this blog I posted about the correspondence games of, of which I am a member. The World Team won three games, and the fourth game is underway. The tenor of these games is different. Since computer assistance is allowed, and a move can take two days or more, there are no downright blunders. There has been really no decisive tactical shots, nor mating combinations against the king. Although it is interesting to see the beatiful variations that have not been played. The opponents resigned in the end game.

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