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Correspondence Chess via Snail Mail

Post by jshriver » Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:40 am

Anyone know if CC via snail mail is still a thing and if so is there a good place to find a player? Since being a kid I loved stories of people sending post cards with moves. I found a couple websites online but they all seem to use email. To add to this I'd prefer to play without computer assistance.

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Re: Correspondence Chess via Snail Mail

Post by Ozymandias » Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:03 am

It sounds like what you really want is a time travel machine. :wink:

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Post by jshriver » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:49 am

Ozymandias wrote:
Tue Jan 26, 2021 10:03 am
It sounds like what you really want is a time travel machine. :wink:
Let me fire up the Delorean, going to Nov 5th, 1955. :D

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Re: Correspondence Chess via Snail Mail

Post by Ozymandias » Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:50 am

Good decade, nice dresses.

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Re: Correspondence Chess via Snail Mail

Post by Harvey Williamson » Tue Jan 26, 2021 7:39 pm

The ICCF still has some postal tournaments https://www.iccf.com/EventsAnnouncements.aspx

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Re: Correspondence Chess via Snail Mail

Post by Cornfed » Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:11 pm

The Genie is out of the bottle...can't be put back. Sad, but true...Correspondence chess is dead.

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Re: Correspondence Chess via Snail Mail

Post by jshriver » Wed Jul 07, 2021 6:36 pm

Cornfed wrote:
Sun Jun 13, 2021 9:11 pm
The Genie is out of the bottle...can't be put back. Sad, but true...Correspondence chess is dead.
Insert 1980s First American video weeping 1 tear.

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