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This item is an Interview
It belongs to categories: Orthodox chess, 
It was last modified on: 2001-01-04
 Author: Hans L. Bodlaender and Ralph  Betza. Interview with Ralph Betza. An interview with the `Grandmaster of Chess Variant Design'.[All Comments] [Add Comment or Rating]
Fergus Duniho wrote on 2004-02-06 UTC
'One idea is to have polls for each type of game. Then we can see which people find the most fun!' We have conducted polls in the past and shall continue to do so, though I don't think we have conducted polls on specific types of games. 'Why not team up with FICS and get some more variants into the chess servers?' As far as I could tell, FICS is only a Chess server. If they become interested in Chess variants and want our help, they can contact us. In the meantime, we have Game Courier, which already handles over a hundred variants and can always handle more. /play/pbm/