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  1. 04 Dec '10 14:10
    During a game what are allowed assistances? Can I use databases? Or I am supposed to play like a real time chess play. Engines are not allowed that has been cleared to me in terms and conditions of the site.
  2. Donation mwmiller
    RHP Member No. 16
    04 Dec '10 14:35
    Originally posted by Ph918
    During a game what are allowed assistances? Can I use databases? Or I am supposed to play like a real time chess play. Engines are not allowed that has been cleared to me in terms and conditions of the site.
    Here is a cut and paste from the "TERMS OF SERVICE".
    3 (b) covers your question, I think.



    3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS
    In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of the United States or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to :

    (a) You will not create more than one account.

    (b) While a game is in progress you may not refer to chess engines, chess computers or be assisted by a third party. Endgame tablebases may not be consulted during play but you may reference books, databases consisting of previously played games between human players, and other pre-existing research materials.

    (c) You may not threaten or harass other users of this Service.