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by Barry Sandercock
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Teams 23 April to 3 May, Crete
Replies: 85
Views: 3080

Re: World Senior Teams 23 April to 3 May, Crete

Yes. The game looks a draw now.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Teams 23 April to 3 May, Crete
Replies: 85
Views: 3080

Re: World Senior Teams 23 April to 3 May, Crete

Nigel slightly better now, so match could be drawn, hopefully.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Apr 29, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Teams 23 April to 3 May, Crete
Replies: 85
Views: 3080

Re: World Senior Teams 23 April to 3 May, Crete

Not looking too bad now. All equal, except Arkell's game.
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Apr 27, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Offering and accepting draws
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Offering and accepting draws

Good advice.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Offering and accepting draws
Replies: 16
Views: 620

Re: Offering and accepting draws

A couple of years ago I played a junior in an E2E4 Congress who kept offering draws, which I declined. We arrived at a position where I was about to mate in two. He stopped the clock and put his hand out which I shook, assuming he was resigning. We passed the score sheets to each other for signing a...
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

It means when he gives it up, he gets as much compensation for it as he can.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

In that case, my original answer was correct.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Apr 23, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2017 Shamkir - Gashimov Memorial
Replies: 43
Views: 2245

Re: 2017 Shamkir - Gashimov Memorial

Good win for Michael Adams against Karjakin today.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:05 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

Bishops over Knights probably means Bishops preferable to, or better than Knights.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

No difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Apr 20, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
Always look to see if your opponent has an undefended piece and , if he does, see if there is a way to punish it !

It all depends what the "it" refers to. If it refers to the whole sentence, then "awareness" sums it up. ( I am 86, so I could be wrong !! )
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Apr 19, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

Awareness.
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:53 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: O2C Doeberl Cup 13-17 April 2017 Australia
Replies: 4
Views: 356

Re: O2C Doeberl Cup 13-17 April 2017 Australia

Brandon Clarke lost ,unfortunately.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

No difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:52 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 1775
Views: 76126

Re: The English Language

In that case , my answer was correct.

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