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Paris,   2018 September 23   7:11:34             See also the FICGS rules.


Here are some statistics (highest rated players, total number of members) and SEO informations (PageRank, Alexa Rank, backlinks, visitors) for the site. See also the archives


FICGS informations (2018 September 01)


Google Pagerank : 4

Alexa traffic rank (world) : 306,233
Keyword : "correspondence chess"

Google rank : 41
Yahoo rank : 6

Google rank "chess" : ?
Google rank "internet chess" : ?
Google rank "play chess online" : 104


Total statistics :

Members : 11704
Members (active) : 447
Forum posts : 12719
Wikichess : 161688
Games : 109402
Games finished : 107466

Best game : # 95671

Top chess rating (established & active) : FIM Herbert Kruse, 2636
Top advanced chess rating : FIM Herbert Kruse, 2648
Top big chess rating : Stephane Legrand, 2285
Top Go rating (active) : Yen-Wei Huang 5 dan, 2547
Top poker holdem rating : Nelson Bernal Varela, 2308






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As you can see, the total number of players (chess, Go & poker holdem included) increased more slowly until 2017 than it used to from 2006 to 2010. That was before the FICGS chess applications for Android, then the launch of the Chess Trainer on Facebook.

Correspondence chess does not attract all players of the world, particularly when chess engines like Stockfish, Komodo or Houdini are authorized, which is considered as cheating by many of them. But the aim here is not to gather all kind of players, it is well known that it is not possible to please everyone. Here, all databases and engines are authorized, many players are so called centaurs.

Finally, FICGS got APPs to play on mobile phones to attract more casual players. At the end, FICGS remains recognized as a major chess organization, different from most internet chess servers and makes its possible to be the place for the highest level chess, and a peaceful & constructive community as well.





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Despite of the many successes of chess engines over humans, it seems that the global popularity of online chess did not change for years. Internet chess remains lots of fun, but it is probable that correspondence chess (played at very long time controls, like 30 days + 1 day per move) has become less interesting for many players since that the part of human analysis significantly decreased in terms of pertinence, even for the very best players of the world, compared to the computers one. In a way, correspondence chess may have melted with freestyle chess.

Also, the number of running games indicates that Go (weiqi, baduk) and Poker holdem attract more and more players, probably because of their bigger complexity. Anyway, soon or later, AlphaZero & newer artificial intelligences will undoubtly beat all humans in every cards and board games, maybe even in sports too very soon. Fortunately, this does not make chess, Go & poker less fun & interesting to learn and play.

Here is the list of all connected players, this list is refreshed as soon as a player connects to the server, or when a session expires.



Connected players :

Khanas, Valeriy        
de la Foret, Fred        
Germanes, Ramil        
Bernal Varela, Nelson        
Barradas, Anderson
Legrand, Stephane        
Williamson, Harvey
Romig, James        
Schroeder, Christoph        
Kerr, Graham        
Sorbi, Luca        
Ward, David        
Aahlad, Yeturu        
Broniek, Mariusz Maciej        
Leurette, Marc-Antoine
Bukharin, Alexey        
Agronow, Cosmo
Pereira, Nilson        
Walzer, Karel        
Hadden, John
Lot, Sosuke
D Agostino, Gabriele
Marcel, Alexis
Kopasov, Evgeny        
Duttagupta, Aniruddha        




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Last move : 0-1     2008 February 23   17:12:50


[Event "FICGS__GO__TOURNAMENT_DAN__000011"]
[Site "FICGS"]
[Date "2008.01.15"]
[Round "1"]
[Black "Brisson,Claude"]
[White "Lindner,Philipp"]
[Result "0-1"]
[Rating 1 "2165"]
[Rating 2 "2100"]

1.d4 q3 2.r17 c15 3.d17 f17 4.e16 f16 5.f15 e15 6.d15 e14 7.d14 d13 8.f14 e13 9.c14 c13 10.b14 d18 11.c18 e18 12.b17 h16 13.f13 f12 14.h14 g12 15.b13 d11 16.c9 f3 17.d6 r6 18.j15 k17 19.j12 k4 20.g4 f4 21.f5 h4 22.g5 g3 23.j10 e9 24.q10 r15 25.r13 q17 26.q18 p17 27.p18 o17 28.r16 q15 29.r8 o18 30.r4 q4 31.r5 q5 32.s6 q6 33.s5 s14 34.s18 c3 35.d3 d2 36.e2 c2 37.e3 b5 38.c6 g10 39.b6 b4 40.j16 j17 41.l16 k16 42.k15 l15 43.m16 m15 44.n15 n14 45.m14 l14 46.m13 n16 47.o15 l13 48.l12 n13 49.m12 m17 50.p14 p15 51.o14 s12 52.h3 j3 53.h2 g2 54.k13 l17 55.m4 l6 56.l5 k6 57.m6 m7 58.n6 n7 59.o7 o6 60.o5 p6 61.l7 k5 62.l3 j2 63.o3 n2 64.p2 q2 65.l8 o8 66.p7 m9 67.m8 n8 68.n9 o9 69.n10 q8 70.m2 n3 71.r7 q7 72.o2 n4 73.n5 o4 74.j7 k7 75.k8 j8 76.l10 h7 77.j9 j6 78.s13 t13 79.r11 r12 80.q12 q13 81.s11 r14 82.p12 e5 0-1










 

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