Date of birth: 2006 january viewtopic.php?f=634&t=10&p=11#p11
why CC: dunno
maps: Game 1
classic maps first, but the map has changed in the time since.
teamplay came later, but only by days Game 153
here is a list of anncoucements that should help you date most events.viewtopic.php?f=634&t=146836
politics, yes clashes and breakaways are part of regular life. i cannot recall the site, but there is one out there made by a (former) member of cc. I do not think there is a lot of animosity, but obviously, i could very well be wrong here.
other things of interest. Join the Society of Coook and get a fancy medal when you graduate! Also it wil improve your game