"That's all there is to it. So it's just a great way to take thirty seconds out of your day to play a game and talk to someone." You could be going back and forth all day. "Yeah. For a day, for a week, for a year. It's just like email. So it's saved on your computer. It's not actually gone until you delete it." The games cost under fifteen dollars.
If chess is your game and you want to beat that friend online,log onto a site called chesswise.com. It is an online school where the Dean of Chess is new International Grandmaster Maurice Ashley...
"Well we have designed all sorts of lessons online, interactive lessons for all different levels of players. Beginners, intermediates, even advanced players."
The first 25 lessons are free. Ahsley made history, by the way, by becoming the first grandmaster who is black, in the world.