FIDE about time controls


FIDE about time controls

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Thibault de Vassal    (2007-03-13)
FIDE about time controls

This topic, very discussed in Correspondence Chess forums (see TCCMB), is also debated in FIDE. We may play games with 1 hour + 10 seconds time control in future open tournaments...

Any opinion ?

Charlie Neil    (2007-03-17 21:18:40)
FIDE time controls

OTB 1 hour plus 10 seconds a move. The Fischer time clock manufacturers will be happy with that.....and it makes my old turnier clock obsolete! I checked out the site and read about the candidate matches in June. Boris Spassky is on the appeals committee. I wonder how he will deal with the ridiculous acussations that no doubt will arise.

Don Groves    (2007-03-18 00:19:33)
Spassky's reaction

I hope he will laugh in their faces, give them a good spanking, and send them back to the board play some chess!

Nicola Lupinacci    (2007-03-18 00:53:40)
FIDE time controls

In my opinion this time control is too fast...

Thibault de Vassal    (2007-03-18 02:00:14)
FIDE time controls

I agree, actually this is "1h ko" with no loss on time... (less stress and more Fischer clocks, indeed)

That's a pity, I very like 2 hours / 40 moves. Maybe it's useless in some open tournaments, but in others the quality of the games will be affected undoubtly. I hope it will attract more new chess players, I suppose it is the main goal...