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S. Gounant, 2102
L. Sorbi, 2050


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FICGS is a fast-growing organization, player community and an international correspondence chess server. Here you can play chess online for free in rated class tournaments, two players matches, advanced chess and a unique correspondence chess world championship in a big knockout tournament. The winner will play current world champion in a 12 games match.

We also organize special events, thematic chess, big chess, chess 960, poker texas holdem heads up tournaments, some with money prizes. Check the waiting lists.

At last on FICGS, you can play Go (围棋, 바둑, 囲碁, Cờ vây, Го) tournaments and world championship. Even if computers are now able to beat the very best human players from China & South Korea, its complexity still makes it one of the most interesting board games. Play this fascinating game at FICGS.

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Last move : Ba4     2018 March 22   7:30:17

White clock -  60 days  07:25:37
Black clock -  63 days  04:52:39  (59 days  23:59:38)

[Event "FICGS__CHESS__RAPID_SILVER__000190"]
[Site "FICGS"]
[Date "2018.02.08"]
[Round "1"]
[White "Kruse,Herbert"]
[Black "Bernal Varela,Nelson"]
[Result "*"]
[WhiteElo "2445"]
[BlackElo "2266"]

1.e4 e6 2.d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 4.Bg5 Bb4 5.e5 h6 6.Bd2 Bxc3 7.bxc3 Ne4 8.Qg4 Kf8 9.Bd3 Nxd2 10.Kxd2 c5 11.h4 c4 12.Be2 b5 13.a3 Nc6 14.Qf4 a5 15.Bh5 Ra7 16.Rb1 Ba6 17.Ne2 Ke8 18.Qe3 g6 19.Bf3 Qe7 20.Ra1 h5 21.Nf4 Bc8 22.g3 b4 23.axb4 axb4 24.Rhb1 Rxa1 25.Rxa1 Kf8 26.Ke1 Kg7 27.cxb4 Qxb4+ 28.c3 Qb2 29.Qc1 Qxc1+ 30.Rxc1 Bd7 31.Ra1 Rb8 32.Bd1 Rb2 33.Ra8 Rb8 34.Ra2 Rb7 35.Kd2 Kh7 36.Kc2 Kh6 37.f3 Ne7 38.Kd2 Nf5 39.Ne2 Ng7 40.Bc2 Ne8 41.Kc1 Nc7 42.Rb2 Rxb2 43.Kxb2 Nb5 44.Nf4 Be8 45.Nh3 Kg7 46.g4 f6 47.Nf4 Bf7 48.Ba4 Nc7 49.g5 fxe5 50.dxe5 Na6 51.Ka3 Kf8 52.Bc2 Kg7 53.Ba4 *

Chess quote :

"What is the difference between chess and football? Everybody understands football, but nobody plays it. Everybody plays chess, but nobody understands it. Everything is relative. (Vladimir Kramnik)"

Eros Riccio is new FICGS chess champion...

Eros Riccio won the final match of the 14th cycle, Eros kindly accepted to answer a few questions on a previous match and shared his views on correspondence chess and the influence of chess engines (Rybka, Houdini, Stockfish). You can read the complete interview in the forum.

Yen-Wei Huang is FICGS Go champion...

After his win in the Go world championship final match, Yen-Wei shared his analysis on the games and his views around the world of Go (Weiqi, Baduk) and particularly computer Go in the forum.


Freestyle chess...

Dear chessfriends, the winner of the 4th FICGS chess freestyle cup is Alvin Alcala, congratulations to him! Thanks to all players who participated.

Play games on your mobile phone...

FICGS applications for Android are now available to download. Install it from Google Play Store, then you'll be able to play chess online, Go (weiqi) & Poker Holdem on your phone.

Playing online games including chess, Go, and poker hold’em is easier than ever from the comfort of your mobile phone or tablet. So whether you’ve got an iPhone, Google Phone, HTC or Samsung device, all you need to do is connect to the world wide web and enjoy the benefits of a modern touch interface for a better gaming experience. And with specialist games providers and casinos like LeoVegas using a mobile-first approach, it’s only going to get better!

You can also find specific informations about gaming websites according to the country. New UK Casinos are sorted according various criteria. Other useful websites like these ones will provide you more informations on all online alternatives, listing both mobile and desktop versions, either focused mainly on the British market, the Swedish one or any other. It will also tell you if it is possible to use either Bitcoin or an e-wallet like Paypal, Neteller, Skrill, Paysafe, Epay, Netpay & so on, but surely most support a wide variety of currencies.

Chess, poker & casino games...

Online gaming isn't all about chess, there are casino games such as Blackjack and slot machines, thus you can play games for real money.

In Online Casinos one can play casino games for free or for money. All of these games are played at a long-term advantage for the casino, however in some casino games, such as Spanish 21 and Blackjack, the player makes decisions so the house edge may be reduced to about 0.5%, even without using card counting. There are many tactics and strategies for casual players.

Many websites will help you to make the best of these online games : Are you a big fan of blackjack and slot games? Why not check out all the great mobile casino guides at Vinnerspill, a complete guide to the best Scandinavian casinos.

You can also visit to read a bit more about casino strategies and to find the best casino bonuses that gives you extra money and free spins, just like on Gamblers from the United Kingdom in particular can find many of the latest released casinos at In 2018 we will see a growing number of new online casino sites with UK license, so make sure you bookmark this site! If you need more good stuff for any casino online, you can have a look at, you'll probably find something there. Also check out the best online casino for UK players right now by visiting Casivo for up to date casino reviews. Finally, gambling is nowadays a very social thing, and in some cases a short cut to get rich. Read more at how to take advantage of the best offers for online gambling.

AlphaZero masters Go, chess & shogi...

Even if the conditions of the first chess match AlphaZero vs. Stockfish were not really fair to compare the efficiency of both engines, it is no doubt that a new step has been made in artificial intelligence this year. AlphaZero (and its incredibly fast hardware) was able to master chess, shogi & Go in a few hours, and already taught us with new strategies and views in chess openings & joseki at Go (weiqi).

Will Google Deepmind envisage to make the A.I. master Poker Holdem next? We'll probably have an answer in 2018. Meanwhile, let's play!

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