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I would like to play correspondace chess, but in order to use it as training for my openning repertoire, I want to agree with the oponent which opening to use.

For example, We bith give a list of openings/variations and agree in which position start playing. Is any website with this functionality?

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In Red hot pawn, you can create an open invite with any starting position you like. With free account, the number of simultaneous unfinished games is limited to 6.

  • I tested Red Hot Pawn and Gameknot. I will select Red Hot Pawn as the Answer, because it allows to select the position from the begining. – zunbeltz Nov 3 '14 at 8:40
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Gameknot allows mini-tournaments to specify a starting position for all games in the tournament. This is a popular way to explore openings; I do it frequently.

Mini-tournament participation does require that you've completed a few games on the site already though.

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On Chess.com you may set an open challenge with a predetermined position (to choose from a list, click the "Show more options" box), and if one game is not enough you even have the option of joining a tournament, some of which have the starting position of a certain opening or variation.

With a free account, you are allowed to issue as many challenges as you want, join as many official tournaments as you want and join one non-official tournament. If you want to create your own, you must go premium.

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