Hello. I'm 43 years old finlandaise trying to get a grip of chess.
I don't give takebacks,and I consider your every move as permanent as in the actual chess board.. When I mouseslip myself I have found it is most often in stressful situation, so I think it is "fair" to punish for this.
I play chess because I find my limits easily with it and find it interesting to try to exceed my limitations: lack of concentration, poor memory, difficulties under stressful situations etc. I am not playing chess because I would think I am especially talented at it.
You might ask for draw in theoretically drawn positions with critical time deficit, I might take it.I understand chess is competive sport but I think the moves and the time they have been conducted in itself should determine the game - not any kind of outside play. I especially appreciate how Anand Viswanathan
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