ICS Interview – Gnejs

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 013 – GNEJSInterviewed August 2019First published September 2019 INTERVIEWER Thanks for doing this interview. You played bughouse and crazyhouse on FICS for many years in the 1990s. Then you took a break for a while. What made you come back to playing? GNEJS Well I suppose the question is …

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ICS Interview – siggemannen

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 012 – SIGGEMANNEN Interviewed March 2019 First published June 2019 INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews series. SIGGEMANNEN Thank you for the opportunity to get interviewed! It feels nice to be featured among the more famous ICSers! INTERVIEWER When did you first start playing chess online? …

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ICS Interview – MoltenThinker

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 011 – MOLTENTHINKER Interviewed March 2019 First published April 2019 INTERVIEWER Why did you agree to this interview? MOLTENTHINKER I agreed to do this interview for two reasons. First, because you have taken many high quality interviews of players who I truly admire and consider to be my friends. …

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ICS Interview – Comet

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 010 – COMET Interview begun March 2011, concluded May 2013 First published March 2019 INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews project. I’m sure several players are eager to hear from you as you’ve disappeared from the ICSscene being last spotted in early 2000. Do you still play chess …

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ICS Interview – knighttour

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 009 – KNIGHTTOUR Interview begun March 2011, concluded May 2013 First published March 2019 INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews project. KNIGHTTOUR [No reply] INTERVIEWER You’ve played several variants both on and offline. Which variants have you preferred to play the most online? And which for offline …

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ICS Interview – Oren

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 008 – OREN Interview conducted March 2011 First published March 2019   INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews series. OREN I am honored that you chose me as one of your interviewees. It is very nice of you to take the initiative to document our past wild …

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ICS Interview – grogers

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 007 – GROGERS Interview conducted March 2011 First published March 2019   INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews project. You’ll be categorized under the Crazyhouse category. You’ve played more than 90,000 rated crazyhouse games on FICS – the most known by any human. Closing in on 100,000 …

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ICS Interview – RFrancisco

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 005 – RFRANCISCO Interview conducted February 2011 First published March 2019 INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews series. RFRANCISCO No problem. INTERVIEWER You’re probably best known as a bughouse (and crazyhouse) player on the various _ICS sites you’ve played on, although you’re also well known as a …

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ICS Interview – Rekursiv

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 004 – REKURSIV Interview conducted February 2011 First published February 2019 INTERVIEWER Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews series. REKURSIV It is my pleasure. INTERVIEWER You’ve been somewhat inactive in atomic chess and rarely if ever seen  online for a couple of years now. Have you quit playing …

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ICS Interview – tipau

THE ICS INTERVIEWS SERIES – No. 003 – TIPAU Interview conducted February 2011 First published January 2013   INTERVIEWERThanks for agreeing to be interviewed as part of the ICS Interviews series. TIPAUNo problem. INTERVIEWERWhen did you first start playing chess online? TIPAUI think it was in 2000. I joined my first chess club in late …

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