Hey,
I've also emailed for a copy. Sounds interesting. Never played chess in my 
life, so hope it works out for me.
It was Harry Potter that got me interested in the idea of chess. Yeah, I 
know that's weird *grin*.
Regards,
Damien.




----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Feir" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Charles Rivard" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "Gamers Discussion list" 
<gamers@audyssey.org>
Sent: Monday, September 22, 2008 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [Audyssey] Fw: Announcing the release of Blind 
GamersChessChallenge


>I hope I get the game from him soon to check it out. I don't play Chess
> often but always like to see how well accessible games are implemented. I
> expect he'll get flooded with emails this time around. Chess is pretty
> popular. In layman's terms, what is a rating of 2300 like?
> Michael Feir
> Author of Personal Power:
> How Accessible Computers Can Enhance Personal Life For Blind People
> 2006-2008
> www.blind-planet.com/content/personal-power
>
> A Life of Word and Sound
> 2003-2007
> http://www.blind-planet.com/content/life-word-and-sound
>
> Creator and former editor of Audyssey Magazine
> 1996-2004
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>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Charles Rivard" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: <Undisclosed-Recipient:;>
> Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2008 12:04 PM
> Subject: [Audyssey] Fw: Announcing the release of Blind Gamers
> ChessChallenge
>
>
>> >From my inbox.
>>
>> I was a tester for this game, and it is totally blind friendly, with some
>> features that beginners will appreciate.  Here are the ratings of the
>> skill
>> levels:
>>
>> Beginner: 600
>> Novice: 1000
>> Intermediate: 1400
>> Advanced: 1900
>> Expert: 2300
>>
>> Give it a try and see what you think?  The game is free of charge.
>>
>> ---
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>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Spoonbill Software - Support" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
>> To: <undisclosed-recipients:>
>> Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2008 1:55 AM
>> Subject: Announcing the release of Blind Gamers Chess Challenge
>>
>>
>>> Hi,
>>> You are receiving this email because you have previously requested a 
>>> game
>>> from Spoonbill Software's Blind Gamers series. If you do not want to
>>> receive notification of new games, reply to this email and ask to be
>>> removed from my notification list.
>>>
>>> You can read all about the new game by visiting the blind gamers page 
>>> at:
>>>
>>> www.spoonbillsoftware.com.au/blindgamers.htm
>>>
>>> BG Chess Challenge runs in three different modes: Blind accessible,
>>> Vision
>>> impaired and Sighted, so it is suitable for all levels of visual acuity.
>>> It is also suitable for beginners as well as experienced chess players. 
>>> A
>>> separate Word document explains how to play chess, if you have never
>>> played before or need to brush up on the rules and you can set the
>>> computer player's skill level anywhere between Novice and Expert, so 
>>> that
>>> you can be ensured of a challenging game regardless of your own skill
>>> level. In blind mode, graphics are still provided so that sighted 
>>> spouses
>>> can play along with their blind partners. As with all Spoonbill
>>> Software's
>>> accessible games, it is completely self voicing. You will only need your
>>> screen reader to read the on-line help, or the separate How To Play 
>>> Chess
>>> document.
>>>
>>> BG Chess Challenge is the fourteenth game in the Blind Gamers series of
>>> accessible games and is free for the asking. Just reply to this email
>>> requesting BG Chess Challenge and stating your full name and country of
>>> residence. Only people who have kept me up to date with their latest
>>> email
>>> address will be able to be notified of new games. Why not send for a 
>>> copy
>>> today, even if you've never played before, and take up the chess
>>> challenge?
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Ian Humphreys
>>> Spoonbill Software
>>> Albany, Western Australia
>>
>>
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