Shields, Glen D.   (USA)       [FICGS member # 136]

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Glen D. Shields

Glen D. Shields has currently 0 running correspondence chess game(s), won 2, lost 0 and drawn 4 other games against an average elo of 2302, 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 Glen D. finished a total of 6 games and is not playing any game right now.

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Last messages by Glen D. Shields in the forum :

ICCF    (2008-03-16 10:51:41)

Andrew is correct. Computer use is not forbidden by ICCF nor IECG. Neither organization mentions computer use in its rules. The assumption is if it (...)

Other Expenses    (2008-01-08 04:10:25)

Happy New Year Thibault!

Besides time, fees, travel there is also taxes and depending on where the player lives there may also (...)

What are the Costs I Wonder?    (2008-01-08 03:36:15)

This lists income ... I am equally curious what it might cost to play full time. Unless a player has a sponsor surely there travel expenses and tourn (...)

Send a Note to ICCF    (2007-12-19 00:07:29)

Hannes - if you want a complete answer to ICCF's rationale, or to argue about ICCF's bureaucratic practices, I suggest you post on the ICCF forum or (...)

Thanks Gino    (2007-12-18 06:24:08)

Thanks Gino for the clarification. The ICCF prize tournaments are a new offering and I've not updated myself on the tournament details. I need to d (...)

Conditional Moves ICCF Server    (2007-12-17 14:51:16)

Conditional moves are technically possible on the ICCF server. The tournament organizer has the option to turn the conditional move feature on or off. (...)

I Can't Login Either    (2007-11-23 00:57:19)

Dinesh - it's about 7 PM Eastern US time Nov 22nd and I'm not able to log in to the IECG server either. I'm sure that's frustrating if you want t (...)

Good Luck in the IECG WC    (2007-09-16 19:24:34)

Thibault -


My best, Glen

I'll have my agent send my (...)

Explains Much    (2007-09-16 18:43:13)

Dear Thibault -

Your "confession" explains a great deal. Twice you mentioned in posts your awareness of my IECG g (...)

Engine Use - My Take    (2007-09-06 04:20:15)

The switch from postcard to server chess has been a wonderfully positive experience.

The transition from human chess to silico (...)