Peak correspondence chess rating by server:
chess.com - 1886
lichess.org - 1982
"Chess by Post" app - 2442
RHP - 1632 (recent best as of 12/6/21)
Patience is paramount to careful & considerate thought.
Word of warning (or encouragement)...
Most of my losses are timeouts... smh 😒
"When you are lonely. When you feel yourself an alien in the world. Play chess. This will raise your spirits and be your counselor in war."
“To know ten thousand things, know one well.”
“The important thing in strategy is to suppress the enemy's useful actions but allow his useless actions.”
“To become the enemy, see yourself as the enemy of the enemy.”
~Miyamoto Musashi "A Book of Five Rings: The Classic Guide to Strategy"
The player who controls the developmental tempo controls the game.
"Some things may only be learned from sacrifice."
~Kreia "Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 - The Sith Lords"
The aesthetically elegant game wins most gracefully and often.
Chess is simple; Life is hard.
Paul Charles Morphy
Robert James Fischer
José Raúl Capablanca
"In chess, as it is played by masters, chance is practically eliminated."
"The hardest thing in chess is to win a won game."
"Nothing eases suffering like human touch."
~Bobby Fischer's last words
When GMs get bored, they make stuff up. A club dedicated to chess variants. In homage to José Raúl Capablanca and his brilliant & eponymous version of chess with 2 additional pieces. Here we will play Fischer Random Chess and many other variants!