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by Mick Norris
Tue Jan 17, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Tata Steel 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1955

Re: Tata Steel 2017

chess.com has the rapport game plus Gawain's loss

TWIC

Round 4 pairings Tuesday 17th January 2017 12:30pm UK time: Aronian-Nepomniachtchi, Carlsen-Wei Yi, Giri-Andreikin, Rapport-Wojtaszek, Van Wely-So, Harikrishna-Karjakin, Adhiban-Eljanov.


Gawain has white against Tari
by Mick Norris
Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Tata Steel 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1955

Re: Tata Steel 2017

Gawain won; nice finish in his game chess.com
by Mick Norris
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:23 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 3 North 2016-17
Replies: 181
Views: 9215

Re: Div 3 North 2016-17

Gently striking the next time someone wonders about 3N being an easy promotion route (as I vaguely did pre season!). This weekend there were 3 teams averaging 2170 and up over 6 boards(!). Basically 100 pts/board above anyone I can see in 3S. Someone is going to end the year disappointed, although ...
by Mick Norris
Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 3 North 2016-17
Replies: 181
Views: 9215

Re: Div 3 North 2016-17

I assume there's a good reason why Roger Edwards is on board 1 for Cheddleton 2 today

Interesting match ups again today
by Mick Norris
Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Tata Steel 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1955

Re: Tata Steel 2017

Eljanov only winner in round 1 of the Masters; Gawain draws quickly in round 1 of the Challengers

TWIC

chess.com

Chess Mind with a couple of annotated games
by Mick Norris
Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 3 North 2016-17
Replies: 181
Views: 9215

Re: Div 3 North 2016-17

That's a truly serious Manchester first team too. Hold it around that strength and promotion should be at least a good shot Nearly the best team we can field, so we will see; now the only team with a 100% record thanks in part to our 4th team's result today (pity about the 2nd and 3rd team); given ...
by Mick Norris
Sat Jan 14, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 3 North 2016-17
Replies: 181
Views: 9215

Re: Div 3 North 2016-17

I called in this afternoon and it looks a reasonably decent set up, albeit not the biggest room

Good to see everyone managed to get there, and still amazing to me to see 4 Manticores teams playing; we have come a long way in a few years
by Mick Norris
Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:01 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: PRO Chess League
Replies: 23
Views: 1302

Re: PRO Chess League

TWIC with all the games
by Mick Norris
Fri Jan 13, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Possible Voting Reform
Replies: 60
Views: 1664

Re: Possible Voting Reform

John

Thanks for posting this

Hopefully, people will read the document and take time to think before posting
by Mick Norris
Fri Jan 13, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Tata Steel 2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1955

Re: Tata Steel 2017

Preview chess.com

Gawain starts with 2 whites
by Mick Norris
Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 3 North 2016-17
Replies: 181
Views: 9215

Re: Div 3 North 2016-17

Snow on the ground here in Harwood now, but yes might well have disappeared by Saturday afternoon in Blackrod
by Mick Norris
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Room rate per week for the room that you play in
Replies: 12
Views: 891

Re: Room rate per week for the room that you play in

David Blower wrote:I assume that most chess clubs don't own the building they play in, so what is the room rate per week that you pay in rent to play in the room?

And what do you think is a reasonable rate?


Nil

Not sure
by Mick Norris
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: International News
Topic: PRO Chess League
Replies: 23
Views: 1302

Re: PRO Chess League

[Event "Pro Chess League"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2017.01.11"] [Round "4"] [White "Jean-Marc Degraeve 2591"] [Black "Keith Arkell 2438"] [Result "0-1"] [TimeControl "15+2"] 1. e4 {5} c6 {2} 2. d4 {3} d5 {1} 3. e5 {1}...
by Mick Norris
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: International News
Topic: PRO Chess League
Replies: 23
Views: 1302

Re: PRO Chess League

Event "Pro Chess League"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2017.01.11"] [Round "2"] [White "Keith Arkell 2438 "] [Black "Maxime Vachier Lagrave 2796"] [Result "0-1"] [TimeControl "15+2"] 1. d4 {3} Nf6 {9} 2. Nf3 {3} g6 {13} 3....
by Mick Norris
Thu Jan 12, 2017 7:50 am
Forum: International News
Topic: PRO Chess League
Replies: 23
Views: 1302

Re: PRO Chess League

[Event "Pro Chess League"] [Site "Chess.com"] [Date "2017.01.11"] [Round "3"] [White "Keith Arkell 2438"] [Black "Remy Degraeve 2019"] [Result "1/2-1/2"] [TimeControl "15+2"] 1. d4 {3} Nf6 {2} 2. Nf3 {2} c5 {2} 3. d5 {3...

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