Free Online Chess Announces Vacation Feature
November 22, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports NewsThe long awaited vacation feature has now been released and is in use at http://www.chessmaniac.com
With this new feature chess players will be able to postpone their games for up to 15 days a year. Allowing a user to take a break from chess and the internet in general.
At ChessManiac.com users can play live slow standard chess games or longer correspondence style chess games. The vacation feature is only for use with the longer correspondence style games in which player can take from 1-14 days to make a move. With some games lasting as long as a year this new feature will allow a user to place all of their games on hold if a break is needed.
What chess players are saying about this new feature…
"The best thing is that one does not lose points due to untimely emergencies….i had a death in the family and lost about 12 games because the lack of a vacation feature…this will help me and others avoid this in the future…for those who truly need this feature it will be a much needed upgrade to an already awesome site"
"It is perfect for me because sometimes i have to go out of the city because of work and i am not always sure i can get internet connection."