Originally posted by macattack777
So the shortest time-out is 1 day, with no time bank. In general this allows for a quick game. Although, if somebody wants to play a game in "one-sitting" then the best they can do is put "Quick game please!" in the description. A timeout of 5-10 minutes would ENSURE that a game can be finished in one sitting, as opposed to starting a game with the h ...[text shortened]... ng, only to finish it 3 weeks later… PLEASE institute 5-10 minute timeouts for quicker players!
OR if you want "instant" games so much, go to a blitz or live game web site.
This website is for correspondence chess. Always has been, always will be. Blitz is an afterthought here, a concession. It's still in Beta because compared to the rest of the site, it's not important.
Not sure how others here feel, but if this site moved its focus from correspondence to blitz, I'd be outta here in a New York minute.