time per move


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Andrew Stephenson    (2008-03-28)
time per move

Thibault the time per move rule and vacation rules need to be changed as they create a ridculous situation. Example you have under the time per move rule 10 days (but 20 toal days) left and without thinking take 11 days vacation - you have resigned the game! the game is lost because you cannot cancel the vacation and cannot move!! This is an easy mistake to make becase the my games summary just shows the total moves left, This seems harsh and you should at least allow vacation to be cancelled at any time I cannot see any down side to that.

Patrick Richardson    (2008-03-29 14:27:52)
Vacation days

I would tend to agree. If one has to worry about ones clock, whether one would lose a game(s) after the vacation. Then in my opinion that would not constitute a vacation. A vacation should be just that.

Thibault de Vassal    (2008-03-29 18:35:09)
time per move / vacation

Hello Andrew. This issue has been fixed a few months ago, all clocks are verified, if you try to take 11 days vacation in this case, a warning message in red appears... also the My games summary shows the time left for each move taking account of the time per move rule, so it should be ok... But I'll add a note in the vacation page about this.

Andrew Stephenson    (2008-03-29 21:36:49)

Hi Thibault whats the cut off point for the warning? Does it just show up if the vacation exceeds the time left or within 1 day? Can the vacation time leave you with 1 minute or 1 hour for your move? I am wrong about the My games time - it does show the time to move time - sorry!

Thibault de Vassal    (2008-03-29 23:30:05)

It shows up if vacation exceeds the time left only... So yes, vacation time can leave you with 1 minute :/ I'll make an update tonight this way. Thanks for raising this point :)