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  • Originally posted by penitent View Post
    has www.chessconquest.com ever got anyone online anymore?
    There are about 12 active players currently. The owner is working on upgrading the site hopefully by early 2018. He will then notify at least 635 former members. Feel free to spread the word. All are welcome to join.
    Last edited by ketchuplover; 11-10-2017, 06:58 PM.
    I float like a pawn island and sting like an ignored knight

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    • Originally posted by ketchuplover View Post
      The owner of chesscorner.net has logged on today!
      one subscriber remains there with 224 guests. owner last logged in on 10-28-17
      I float like a pawn island and sting like an ignored knight

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      • queenalice.com might close in may or june. upgraded chessconquest.com should open on march 30
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        • chesshere.com has a new owner(s)
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          • chesshere.com will feature a GM in their real-time chess area for 3 hours on Sundays beginning April 8th at 11am usa central time
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            • chessconquest v2 issues are being addressed
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              • I am banned from yourturnmyturn.com
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                • chesshere.com is improved
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                  • chessconquest.com now has forums
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                    • the chessconquest.com site championship tourney starts Oct 15,2018. All are invited to join the festivities
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                      • You might get a lifetime membership at dragonheelslair.com if you join asap!
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