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by John Upham
Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:51 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Improve Your Life by Playing a Game
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Re: Improve Your Life by Playing a Game

No, rather that this review is the first in a while that says "we don't recommend this" (though maybe I am misremembering) I will confess to being fairly selective in the publishers chosen to review. There are publishers whose bar is, on average, low. There are titles appearing as ebook offerings o...
by John Upham
Sat Apr 17, 2021 5:25 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Improve Your Life by Playing a Game
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Re: Improve Your Life by Playing a Game

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Sat Apr 17, 2021 4:01 pm
Ah, a bad review finally!
Did you mean that the review was "bad" or something else?
by John Upham
Sat Apr 17, 2021 1:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Takeback requests in online games
Replies: 45
Views: 2085

Re: Takeback requests in online games

Geoff Chandler wrote:
Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:09 pm


Qd6+ was a mouse slip (that is a clumsy word - I bet the Germans have a great name for it.)

Mausrutsch
by John Upham
Sat Apr 17, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alex McFarlane is on the mend.
Replies: 36
Views: 2992

Re: Alex McFarlane is on the mend.

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Lara & Alex, Hastings 2012-13
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by John Upham
Sat Apr 17, 2021 11:22 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Improve Your Life by Playing a Game
Replies: 10
Views: 521

Improve Your Life by Playing a Game

Richard James has reviewed


Improve Your Life by Playing a Game

by WGM Jana Krivec from Thinker's Publishing



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Improve Your Life by Playing a Game
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by John Upham
Thu Apr 15, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: Playing the Stonewall Dutch
Replies: 0
Views: 230

Playing the Stonewall Dutch

Playing the Stonewall Dutch


by GM Nikola Sedlak from Quality Chess



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Playing the Stonewall Dutch, Nikola Sedlak, Quality Chess
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by John Upham
Wed Apr 14, 2021 6:24 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Registered Coaches Scheme
Replies: 9
Views: 1209

Re: Registered Coaches Scheme

Evening all. We have over 100 coaches now who have applied for the scheme. This is more than has been previously listed for as many years. However in order to move forward to the phase two development we would need at least 150 coaches signed up. So if you have not joined the scheme yet it would be...
by John Upham
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Re: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams

Nick Burrows wrote:
Wed Apr 14, 2021 4:40 pm
For those who missed it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSB06Lq1iQk
Nick,

Very kind of you to mention this! :D

John, Membership Secretary, Camberley Chess Club
by John Upham
Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams
Replies: 3
Views: 1107

Tonight : An Evening with GM Michael Adams

Demand for Zoom places to meet Michael Adams have been high but a few remain.

Please email info@camberleychess.co.uk for meeting details.
by John Upham
Tue Apr 13, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Birthdays & Anniversaries
Topic: Happy Birthday GMC Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)
Replies: 2
Views: 294

Happy Birthday GMC Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)

Happy Birthday GMC Peter Markland (13-iv-1951)




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Peter Markland (b. 13-iv-1951)
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by John Upham
Mon Apr 12, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever
Replies: 0
Views: 269

World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever

Richard James has reviewed

World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever :D

from New in Chess




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World Champion Chess for Juniors : Learn From the Greatest Players Ever
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by John Upham
Sun Apr 11, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 995

Re: Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)

Paul, I attended Keith's funeral and the reception following was at the rather excellent Camberley Heath Golf Club of which Keith was a popular member. Apart from family members I met (once more) the Farrand family and the Edwards family plus many golfing, cricketing and chess colleagues. Keith was ...
by John Upham
Sat Apr 10, 2021 5:19 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)
Replies: 13
Views: 995

Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017)

Remembering CGM Keith Richardson (02-ii-1942 10-iv-2017) Keith, in 1975, was England's first correspondence Grandmaster. He was 1962 British Under-21 Champion and (almost) England's first European Junior Champion. A jolly nice fellow and co-founder of Camberley Chess Cub with Anne Sunnucks amongst ...
by John Upham
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Birthdays & Anniversaries
Topic: Born 100 years ago today : IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)
Replies: 0
Views: 560

Born 100 years ago today : IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)

Born 100 years ago today : Remembering IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)


Bob Wade was born 100 years ago today in New Zealand and New Zealand Chess is celebrating in style.

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IM Bob Wade OBE (10-iv-1921 29-xi-2008)
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by John Upham
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:36 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: End of an era
Replies: 288
Views: 36817

Re: End of an era

NickFaulks wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:31 pm
Forgetting important details relating to the World Memory Championships does not look good.
You beat me to that one Nick! :lol: