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by Barry Sandercock
Mon Aug 14, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2003
Views: 82758

Re: The English Language

It means "not quite so obvious".
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:28 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Thanks for clearing that up for me, Martin.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Was the last game of the playoff an Armageddon game, as I thought it was a draw and cannot find it anywhere now.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Jones and McShane are first round winners.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Thanks Thomas.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Christopher Kreuzer wrote:
Can someone post the start time for the playoff.

It is 4 P.M. I don't know which is the best website to see them (if any).
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

David Howell won and now joins the playoff.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

David Howell winning now (move 56 ).
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

McShane-Jones drawn !
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2003
Views: 82758

Re: The English Language

If something is superior, it is better. So both have the same meaning in this case.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Will there be a playoff, if more than one winner ?
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Aug 05, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2003
Views: 82758

Re: The English Language

Yes, an idiom."Big guns"meaning the most powerful objects.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

It was. He has resigned.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Championship Congress 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 7798

Re: British Championship Congress 2017

Hawkins game looks lost (move 66)
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2003
Views: 82758

Re: The English Language

It means to attack a pawn with your Queen and/or Rooks.

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