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Tim Just, CLO columnist
COVID-19 has turned the face of the OTB chess universe upside down. NTD Tim Just checks in on some of the situations that will need adjustments.Read… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
It seems strange to call that row of zeros on a digital chess clock a “flag fall.” The term is left over from the days when analog clocks were the… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
The world chess organization recently published its own set of online chess rules, including new rules for Hybrid Chess competitions.Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
So-called “unfair advantages” in chess wear many costumes but, in the end, it is still a protest about those alleged advantages. Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
The marriage of over-the-board (OTB) wood pushing with the online universe produced a whole new set of unforeseen concerns—or unintended consequences… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
Has anyone considered hiring bad guys to catch the chess cheaters?Read More »
The way we take notation and the way we set clocks are two prime examples of rulebook U-Turns: rules that have gone through a 180-degree reversal.  … Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
Where in the world is that link? I asked myself.   Like any good Carmen Sandiego adventure, finding the right link in a time of need is… Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
US Chess Delegates approved new rules for online play at the August Special Delegates Meeting. Tim Just gives you a quick guide.Read More »
Tim Just, CLO columnist
Major rules changes are made by the Delegates and then worm their way into the print (and e-book) editions every so often—about once per year at the… Read More »
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