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I would tend to think that you are the very first person to propose that, mostly because I really do not think it would work for this reason: Even with the control you proposed, 90 minutes to 120, the guy with 90 minutes still has A LOT of time to think not only on his time, but also on the opponent's time. That makes draw odds a MUCH larger advantage at ...


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Not debated nor seriously considered. Just changing time controls will not change the results significantly. Only at the VERY top levels are draws a problem. Stats show that there are plenty of wins and losses for more normal people. Far better to stop playing such slow games. And get rid of all those delays and add ons that confuse people so they can't ...


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Neither. The best way to advance is to play at a fixed time per move where you must wait the time before moving and when time is up you must move. In ancient times of the 50s (1950s) they played tournaments at ten seconds per move. Playing in those every week got my first OTB rating starting several hundred points higher than those who did not play ...


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