i realize the heart and appeal of correspondence play is time spent in analysis and the quest for a 'perfect game'.
but i've been considering using turn-based (RHP, etc) as an aid in 'over the board' play. it seems to me to accomplish this, one would pull up the position, analyze the position mentally (no movement of pieces) for 5 to 10 minutes and make move at that point. of course a faster moving opponent would help keep the 'flow' of the game more vivid in ones mind.
i'm confident any rating value would decline by several hundred points.
the benefit of this approach is OTB conditions are approached but without the large slice of time for an uninterrupted game.
i'm sure others have tried this and thought i'd ask how it worked out ??
thanks for any comments.