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May I Consult an Opening Book in Correspondence Games?

Asked by HonorAndPurity
Tags correspondence book cheating site rules
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Hello there!

I looked over the terms and conditions, but I'm still not sure whether it's permitted or not to consult an opening book during correspondence games. I understand why it would be considered cheating to do so during *live* games, but is correspondence an exception? Can anyone clarify this for me?

I'm happy to abide by the rules; I'm merely asking what they are.

Sincerely,
HonorAndPurity
HonorAndPurity commented :
Oh, never mind. This answered my question (Item 3):
lichess.org/qa/258/all-about-cheating-questions-and-answers
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Answered by succhess
Hi petedoherty, with all respect, I have to 1000% disagree ! Never we may use an engine during correspondance games (after the game is finished only !).
It would destroy the game !
Hope that lichess admin clarify their position!
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Answered by Patzer3000
Is it really ok to use an ENGINE in correspondence games? What's the game about then? About who has the stronger chess engine on his computer?
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Answered by petedoherty
Yes, according to internacional rules os postal chess you can use chess book and engines to play. There is no cheating way with this one.
furrykef commented :
The site's terms of service override the internatinoal rules of postal chess. You may not use an engine, ever, unless either it's a casual game and your opponent has already given permission, or you're using a bot account.

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