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by Steven DuCharme
Sun Aug 18, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Shelby Lyman
Replies: 1
Views: 267

Shelby Lyman

Please give our best to Bobby
by Steven DuCharme
Sun Aug 11, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess Site Redesign
Replies: 0
Views: 281

Chess Site Redesign

Go to facebook.com...search Lechenicher SchachServer ...see new site design...yw
by Steven DuCharme
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CHESSHERE.COM...
Replies: 0
Views: 432

CHESSHERE.COM...

is closing on August 15,2019 :(
by Steven DuCharme
Sat Jul 06, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIDE's 400pt rule
Replies: 205
Views: 11153

Re: FIDE's 400pt rule

Rausis v. Carlsen loser quits chess permanently.
by Steven DuCharme
Wed Jun 26, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Croatia Grand Chess Tour Event in Zagreb
Replies: 46
Views: 2683

Re: Croatia Grand Chess Tour Event in Zagreb

69 unbeaten games for Maggie
by Steven DuCharme
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Teaching chess to blind people
Replies: 10
Views: 1223

Re: Teaching chess to blind people

I've changed my mind. Start with K v. K and gradually add the other chessmen. Piece out :)
by Steven DuCharme
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Teaching chess to blind people
Replies: 10
Views: 1223

Re: Teaching chess to blind people

Please keep us informed. tyvm
by Steven DuCharme
Tue Jun 11, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Teaching chess to blind people
Replies: 10
Views: 1223

Re: Teaching chess to blind people

1. Tell them about the board (mentioning square colors optional) including algebraic coordinates. 2. Identify pieces and their movements and starting squares. 3. Explain checkmate as well as you can. I now hand this off to the next person to add their advice. Hope your student(s) have a great chess ...
by Steven DuCharme
Mon May 20, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NEW CHESS RATING SYSTEM
Replies: 11
Views: 1610

Re: NEW CHESS RATING SYSTEM

The system discourages resignation and weak play. So there!
by Steven DuCharme
Sun May 19, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: NEW CHESS RATING SYSTEM
Replies: 11
Views: 1610

NEW CHESS RATING SYSTEM

Effective immediately global ratings for all humans (non players too) have been set to 10,000 Draws will not affect ratings. Ratings will rise or fall based on the formula 250-number of moves of the loser. The combined gain & loss for a game will always be zero. There is no ratings floor or ceiling....
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:16 am
Forum: International News
Topic: 2019 World Chess HOF and U.S. Chess Hof inductees...
Replies: 2
Views: 308

2019 World Chess HOF and U.S. Chess Hof inductees...

WCHOF = Xie Jun,Mark Taimanov,and Akiba Rubinstein. USHOF = Max Judd,William Lombardy,and ***** ******.

If ***** ****** has any dignity she will not accept. Shame on the U.S. Chess HOF for this abomination :(
by Steven DuCharme
Tue Feb 19, 2019 3:02 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2019 Aeroflot Open
Replies: 17
Views: 1783

2019 Aeroflot Open

A bomb scare has cancelled round one :(
by Steven DuCharme
Tue Feb 05, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: In addition to...
Replies: 17
Views: 1392

In addition to...

the current draw protocols I propose a draw be automatic once both combatants have requested a draw :twisted:
by Steven DuCharme
Sat Jan 26, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: To Avoid Ambiguity...
Replies: 0
Views: 559

To Avoid Ambiguity...

players will lay their king down on the board thus cementing their desire to resign that game. Only then will hands be shaken (not stirred).

So may it be written. so may it be done.