[blind-chess] Re: New here and interested in playing

Hello, Vinnie,

Thanks for the welcome, and I look forward to playing a chess game with you someday.

Talk soon,
Van

On 10/20/2011 3:07 AM, Vinnie wrote:
Hi Van welcome to the chess group.
Vinnie

    ----- Original Message -----
    *From:* Glitch matrix <mailto:glitch.matrix.cmd@xxxxxxxxx>
    *To:* blind-chess@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:blind-chess@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
    *Sent:* Thursday, October 20, 2011 12:10 AM
    *Subject:* [blind-chess] Re: New here and interested in playing

    Hello, Richard,

    yes, please do send the welcome message again. As for the contacts
    list, my name is Van.

    About the Hadley chess course, I will look into it as I am sure it will
    help me better my chess gameplay. The chess board, I already have as it
    belongs to my step-son who received it after finishing his time at the
    California School for the Blind. Although, from all the chess variants
    that I have been reading about, a second board would surely be used.
    Alice chess sure sounds fun to play.

    Alvin and myself have already started a game, and this will be the
    first
    time I will be using notation. I'm learning as I go, and I hope I don't
    break any rules of the list unintentionally.

    even if I get frustrated with a current game, I always think that there
    is the next one. I've made some out an out silly mistakes and learned
    not to do them the next time around. Here's to making mistakes and
    learning from them. Cheers!

    Talk soon,
    Van

    .

    On 10/18/2011 7:44 PM, R Dinger wrote:
     > Hi VG,
     >
     > You should have received a welcome message when you first joined the
     > blind-chess list. If you did not, please let me know and I will
    resend it.
     >
     > Mainly, you need to give me your name so I can include you on our
    player
     > contact list. Your name and email will not be published on the list.
     >
     > We play chess by email, but normally do not send moves through
    the list. So
     > we need your name on the contact list.
     >
     > If you are very new to chess, you may want to take the free chess
    course at
     > the Hadley School for the Blind. you will get a free chess set
    with the
     > course to use and keep.
     >
     > In any event, we will try to help you along the way. The best way
    to learn
     > is to play, just don't get too frustrated if you don't win many
    games.
     >
     > Richard
     > rrdinger@xxxxxxxxxx <mailto:rrdinger@xxxxxxxxxx>
     >
     >
     >
     >
     > ----- Original Message -----
     > From: "Glitch matrix"<glitch.matrix.cmd@xxxxxxxxx
    <mailto:glitch.matrix.cmd@xxxxxxxxx>>
     > To:<blind-chess@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:blind-chess@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
     > Sent: Tuesday, October 18, 2011 3:06 PM
     > Subject: [blind-chess] New here and interested in playing
     >
     >
     > Hi, I'm new here and have been reading the various emails and
    getting a
     > feel for the group. I'm fairly new to chess and have been playing for
     > only a few months. I'm not all that good yet but I enjoy the game. I
     > wish I could play more frequently but there is a lack of willing
     > partners. I don't know how chess is played here and how pairing even
     > works. I'd like to learn though.
     >
     > Talk soon,
     > VG
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