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What happened to FIC?

Post by reflectionofpower » Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:34 pm

WHat happened to FIC (freechess.org) I have tried to connect and it's a dead link?

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by Cubeman » Sat Nov 23, 2013 3:59 pm

I managed to connect and play a game from an iphone app.

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by reflectionofpower » Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:09 pm

Cubeman wrote:I managed to connect and play a game from an iphone app.
Just now?? I cannot even get the website (freechess.org) to come up? I found the problem. I had to modify settings for timeseal in my firewall.

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by Daniel Shawul » Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:35 pm

reflectionofpower wrote:
Cubeman wrote:I managed to connect and play a game from an iphone app.
Just now?? I cannot even get the website (freechess.org) to come up? I found the problem. I had to modify settings for timeseal in my firewall.
I am also having issues with freechess.org. I can't even access www.freechess.org website.
Lately my google sites is also crashing on me so I don't know what is going on here.
Please someone test this https://sites.google.com/site/dshawul/home

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by kasinp » Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:44 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:
reflectionofpower wrote:
Cubeman wrote:I managed to connect and play a game from an iphone app.
Just now?? I cannot even get the website (freechess.org) to come up? I found the problem. I had to modify settings for timeseal in my firewall.
I am also having issues with freechess.org. I can't even access www.freechess.org website.
Lately my google sites is also crashing on me so I don't know what is going on here.
Please someone test this https://sites.google.com/site/dshawul/home
Just tried and was able to access your site, but not freechess.org.

PK

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by Daniel Shawul » Sat Nov 23, 2013 4:50 pm

I think FICS may have been hacked atleast that seems to be the case 3 months ago http://www.chess.com/forum/view/chess-b ... ked-again2

Did you try to scroll down at my website? Tried Chrome and IE and both either get stuck or crush, weird.

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by kasinp » Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:05 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:I think FICS may have been hacked atleast that seems to be the case 3 months ago http://www.chess.com/forum/view/chess-b ... ked-again2

Did you try to scroll down at my website? Tried Chrome and IE and both either get stuck or crush, weird.
Yes, I went around in a normal way and don't seem to have any issues... tried links and a download, np. Using Chrome here.

PK

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by reflectionofpower » Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:10 pm

Daniel Shawul wrote:
reflectionofpower wrote:
Cubeman wrote:I managed to connect and play a game from an iphone app.
Just now?? I cannot even get the website (freechess.org) to come up? I found the problem. I had to modify settings for timeseal in my firewall.
I am also having issues with freechess.org. I can't even access www.freechess.org website.
Lately my google sites is also crashing on me so I don't know what is going on here.
Please someone test this https://sites.google.com/site/dshawul/home
Just tried it a second ago, works fine

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by kaissa » Sun Nov 24, 2013 6:41 am

I read somewhere that the chess server side is working and that the web server had a hard-drive problem. It has taken too much time though :(

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Re: What happened to FIC?

Post by jdart » Sun Nov 24, 2013 4:08 pm

Yes, server is up last I checked (port 5000), web site is down.

--Jon

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