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Statistics


To show the number of players in the club, their activity, you can find some statistical values here:

Type Value
Number of active players: 94
Number of running games: 81
Number of moves yesterday: 73
All incoming email messages: 4109694
All outgoing email messages: 6397925

A player becomes inactive if he/she is not playing in any game, does not have a pairing request, and sent his/her last message to the server more than 100 days ago. At this point he/she is temporarily removed from the players list, inactive players do not count into the above value.

Running games are those which have both players, have already started, but still didn't finish, so which are currently in progress.

Yesterday's moves are those which were taken from yesterday 00:00 until today 00:00 GMT.

All incoming messages are those, which were sent by the club members to the server from somewhere the beginning of 2002.

Outgoing messages were sent by the server to the players, also from around the beginning of 2002.

If you like to play chess, playing many games simultaneously, if you like to think your moves when you have time, and it doesn't bother you if your games last several weeks, then you are welcome to join the club.

And here you can find some rather interesting than important statistics about pieces' activity in all the games since Jan 17, 2003:

Piece Moves % Captures % Captured %
King: 321423 10 27252 4 - -
Queen: 384198 12 110209 15 50485 7
Rook: 429413 13 103312 15 72513 10
Knight: 607389 19 133930 19 138857 20
Bishop: 514525 16 136425 19 125683 18
Pawn: 932896 30 200299 28 323889 45
Summarized: 3189844 100 711427 100 711427 100


The data on this page are refreshed once each day, last on 2021.09.27, 00:00 CET.


 
Chess Tournaments

Modern chess tournaments began in the 1840s and the first international tournament was held in London, in 1851. Strong international tournaments were still quite rare and in the 1880s a master would have been lucky to be able to play in one reasonably strong tournament a year.

By the 1890s, however, a master could enter many strong tournaments throughout the year, and the prize money offered at tournaments made it possible for masters to have a professional chess career.

Nowadays there are many strong tournaments for masters and grandmasters, but there are also a huge number of tournaments for players of every strength. Weaker players today have the chance of improving their play by taking part in such tournaments, which are very competitive.
 
Acknowledgments

By default, the server sends back an acknowledgment message replying to every incoming messages.
It says the moves have been successfully taken, or if an error occurred with them.
When we take many moves a day the many answer messages can be annoying. There is a setting, if set, the server sends back replies only if something wrong happened with the move. If it could be taken in order, no reply will be sent back, only in case of error.
This is the Reduced Email Traffic setting, which prevents us from getting many annoying acknowledgment messages.
 
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