Lacrosse, Marc (BEL)  [FICGS member # 68]
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I am 46, married, two sons.
I stopped playing OTB ten years ago.
I began to play at ICCF for the millenium open but ICCF timing is a bit too slow for my taste (three or six months for a game is OK but more than one year is too long).
I like playing unorthodox openings in correspondence chess.
My site :
Marc Lacrosse has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 33, lost 9 and drawn 26 other games against an average elo of 2298, does not play advanced chess (fast time controls), does not play big chess, does not play Go (wei-ch'i, baduk), and does not play poker, finally Marc finished a total of 68 games and is not playing any game right now.
Correspondence chess statistics :
vs. Dirk Ghysens (2249) : 94% (9 games, 8 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Eros Riccio (2613) : 0% (8 games, 0 wins, 8 losses)
vs. Farit Balabaev (2438) : 68% (8 games, 3 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Janos Helmer (2201) : 75% (4 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Sandor Marton-Bardocz (2343) : 50% (2 games, 0 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Christian Koch (2094) : 75% (2 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Yury Shulga (2266) : 75% (2 games, 1 wins, 0 losses)
vs. Marius Zubac (2287) : 50% (2 games, 1 wins, 1 losses)
vs. Ronald Sammut (1827) : 100% (2 games, 2 wins, 0 losses)
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Last messages by Marc Lacrosse in the forum :
My chess site ... (2009-07-03 09:47:02)
... has been rejuvenated and I intend to add content more regularly.
Address is still http://chessbazaar.mlweb.info
I hope compu (...)
FICGS commented on rybkachess (2009-06-19 23:24:59)
Quite a few comments regarding FICGS and correspondence chess opening preparation in this recent thread on rybkachess forum :
Garvin : I do not agree (2009-06-10 11:08:12)
"For the rapid games, I think the issue is the 1 move per game increment.
Perhaps having the time control as 20 days plus 3 days per move would (...)
To Wayne (2009-05-02 11:36:33)
Winning because of opponent withdrawal does not deserve any congratulation ...
It is a real pity.
Moreover in my case the most pr (...)
Rating or not (2009-05-01 00:02:15)
I just happened to be in the same situation in a wch semifinal against Dirk Ghysens : for some personal reason my opponent decided to withdraw. <b (...)
Yes but ... (2009-03-18 10:48:07)
Interesting idea but there could be a negative side effect : we could see an increase of the number of players leaving or silently withdrawing which i (...)
Anand vs computer (2009-03-17 13:02:10)
Back in 1998 Anand was the first top player to lose a match (5-3) against a PC program (Rebel 10).
Rebel played on a PC equipped with an AMD (...)
OK : better than nothing (2009-03-15 18:39:01)
A good idea I think.
a problem with tournament scheduling. (2009-03-15 15:35:28)
This is the third time I find myself enrolled in a tournament at a completeley inapproppriated time with regard to my professional duties and leisure (...)
Unserious openings in serious games! (2009-03-09 16:19:53)
"Sometimes I would like to experiment with some more or less unserious openings"
For what regards myself I do it all (...)