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by Barry Sandercock
Sat Feb 25, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed
Replies: 90
Views: 3525

Re: Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed

Grischuck-Adams draw agreed move 59.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Feb 25, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best book for a beginner
Replies: 18
Views: 393

Re: Best book for a beginner

"How to think ahead in chess" by Reinfeld and Horowitz may be a useful book to start with.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed
Replies: 90
Views: 3525

Re: Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed

Adams-Hammer. Well played endgame win by Michael Adams.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed
Replies: 90
Views: 3525

Re: Grand-Prix 2017 Events Venues and Dates confirmed

Round 5. Michael Adams playing a Giuoco Piano. Fashions in openings come and go, and this one seems to have come back.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Feb 22, 2017 11:01 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1592
Views: 70882

Re: The English Language

Soheil hooshdaran wrote:
What`s the difference between "or shall I say" and "or let me say" ?

No real difference in the meaning of the sentence given.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Feb 19, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1592
Views: 70882

Re: The English Language

No. It means lines are completely unoccupied at present.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1592
Views: 70882

Re: The English Language

Wholly means completely or entirely.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Feb 18, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Live Games
Topic: Bunratty Masters
Replies: 14
Views: 949

Re: Bunratty Masters

John Moore wrote:
Why would only have three live games from the Masters when you have seven live boards available.

They are now also showing two from the Challengers, one from the Major and one from the Minor.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Feb 18, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1592
Views: 70882

Re: The English Language

Yes.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Feb 17, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1592
Views: 70882

Re: The English Language

Essential means important, critical, so it must mean those parts of history.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2017 FIDE Women's World Championship (Tehran)
Replies: 111
Views: 4628

Re: 2017 FIDE Women's World Championship (Tehran)

Games also on ChessBomb website.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Feb 12, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Division One 2016-17
Replies: 8
Views: 701

Re: Division Four South 2016-17

Great win by Alan Merry with the black pieces against Tamas Fodor today.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Feb 03, 2017 6:45 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2017
Replies: 362
Views: 13485

Re: Tradewise Gibraltar Masters 2017

I would think, whatever the pairings, the main thing is to play to win.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: toughest mate in one puzzle
Replies: 51
Views: 2034

Re: toughest mate in one puzzle

The solution is an illegal move ! No wonder I couldn't get it.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jan 29, 2017 11:35 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Tata Steel 2017
Replies: 166
Views: 7263

Re: Tata Steel 2017

Interesting knight sac. for two pawns by Magnus. Looks quite good.

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