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by Mike Truran
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:02 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2017 World Cup 2-27 September, Tbilisi
Replies: 783
Views: 21554

Re: 2017 World Cup 2-27 September, Tbilisi

So far as I can tell, Azmai is alleged to have used the term "gypsy" to mean "someone who wears short trousers where long ones would be more appropriate". No doubt the Nazis used a similar definition in an attempt to justify their own actions. I don't post much any more as you k...
by Mike Truran
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 5th Witney Chess Congress
Replies: 0
Views: 237

5th Witney Chess Congress

When: 21-22 October 2017
Where: Cokethorpe School, Witney OX29 7PU
How to enter: www.witneychess.co.uk/5thwitney_information.htm
by Mike Truran
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 15th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress
Replies: 1
Views: 658

Re: 15th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress

Venue now Holiday Inn Doncaster - see new topic above dated 22 July.
by Mike Truran
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 16th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress
Replies: 0
Views: 194

16th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress

Our 16th FIDE rated congress will be taking place on the weekend of 3-5 November 2017 at Holiday Inn Coventry.

The prize fund totals £3,000.

Full details as usual on the 4NCL website.
by Mike Truran
Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 15th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress
Replies: 0
Views: 140

15th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress

Our 15th FIDE rated congress will be taking place on the weekend of 8-10 September 2017 at Holiday Inn Doncaster.

The prize fund totals £2,250.

Full details as usual on the 4NCL website.
by Mike Truran
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Junior 4NCL 2016/2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1353

Re: Junior 4NCL 2016/2017

Entry guidelines and rules now up on the 4NCL website. :D
by Mike Truran
Tue Jul 18, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Junior 4NCL 2016/2017
Replies: 9
Views: 1353

Re: Junior 4NCL 2016/2017

They should be up on the website in a couple of days.
by Mike Truran
Tue May 23, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 4NCL Team and Individual Rapidplay Championships
Replies: 0
Views: 358

4NCL Team and Individual Rapidplay Championships

Saturday 7-Sunday 8 October at De Vere Wokefield Estate.

www.4ncl.co.uk/rapidplay_2017.htm
by Mike Truran
Sat May 06, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Mr Barden's Guardian Article
Replies: 70
Views: 4422

Re: Mr Barden's Guardian Article

Northern takeover? Perhaps a team called The White Walkers to complete the job?
by Mike Truran
Fri May 05, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: I wanna become a GM
Replies: 76
Views: 4638

Re: I wanna become a GM

Strictly speaking, a British (and not a UK) Overseas Territory.
by Mike Truran
Tue May 02, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 15th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress
Replies: 1
Views: 658

15th 4NCL FIDE Rated Congress

Friday 8 - Sunday 10 Sept 2017 at the Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield, Yorkshire.

www.4ncl.co.uk/fide/information_15.htm
by Mike Truran
Fri Mar 17, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2036
Views: 85008

Re: The English Language

It should be "Let's look at another example".

Misprints again.
by Mike Truran
Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tips for coaching children
Replies: 25
Views: 2679

Re: Tips for coaching children

Perhaps my biggest problem with EPSCA, UKCC and other junior chess organisations is the lack of resources for parents: the events they run are great and children get a lot of pleasure from taking part in them, but there's no real indication about how they should progress beyond just playing. In my ...
by Mike Truran
Wed Mar 15, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Ask the Directors
Replies: 103
Views: 7630

Re: Ask the Directors

I had it changed to reduce my amount of spam. The new email address has been on the Boards and Officers page for over two weeks now. May I say now though that unless it says anything different to that which you have posted (at some length) on this forum you may be referred back to what has been said...
by Mike Truran
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: 2017/2018 Season
Replies: 26
Views: 4107

Re: 2017/2018 Season

Bridge Overseas organised the change.

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