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by Mike Truran
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess-playing Fellows of Royal Society
Replies: 17
Views: 1279

Re: Chess-playing Fellows of Royal Society

Diderot.
by Mike Truran
Wed May 29, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: You Think English Juniors are Underrated ...
Replies: 22
Views: 3296

Re: You Think English Juniors are Underrated ...

Unfortunately registered with Singapore not England.
by Mike Truran
Sun May 26, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: 4NCL and the BCF
Replies: 10
Views: 1390

Re: 4NCL and the BCF

Many thanks, Neil - that's very helpful and informative.
by Mike Truran
Sat May 25, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: 2019-20 Season
Replies: 24
Views: 3880

Re: 2019-20 Season

I’m assured that overflow accommodation if needed will be in the Ramada.
by Mike Truran
Sat May 25, 2019 7:21 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: New International Junior Chess Organisation for Great Britain
Replies: 34
Views: 2643

Re: New International Junior Chess Organisation for Great Britain

" 'Not so fast', the Golux said. 'Half the places I have been to, never were. I make things up. Half the things I say are there cannot be found. When I was young I told a tale of buried gold, and men from leagues around dug in the woods. I dug myself.' 'But why?' 'I thought the tale of buried treas...
by Mike Truran
Sat May 25, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF
Replies: 206
Views: 12134

Re: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF

I think you’ll find that the primary vector for transmission is the carios erraticus tick, and thus it is an arbovirus.

But I may be wrong.
by Mike Truran
Mon May 13, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: End of season musings, part two
Replies: 6
Views: 854

Re: End of season musings, part two

That's harsh. My middle name is Largesse. Or was it Large? My memory's not what it was.
by Mike Truran
Sun May 12, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: National Stages 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 5085

Re: National Stages 2019

I have to admit I was there at the time and I don’t recall the BCF trying to “destroy” the 4NCL. But perhaps I didn’t notice. To be fair, they weren’t that supportive either.

But the story of BCF opposition to the 4NCL seems to have entered folklore. It would be interesting to get some background.
by Mike Truran
Fri May 10, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: End of season report, part one
Replies: 7
Views: 640

Re: End of season report, part one

Can't find anyone to take the queen's shilling. Sorry. :( As per previous requests - please contact me if you would like to take up the pittance we can offer to report on each weekend. Leonard has also done a great report in the Guardian. So hopefully he, like Jonathan, can also be excused from both...
by Mike Truran
Mon May 06, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 4 South 2018/19
Replies: 116
Views: 7089

Re: Div 4 South 2018/19

7.1(b) deals with it.
by Mike Truran
Mon Apr 22, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 85
Views: 5393

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

Probably no medal this year. 😢😢😢
by Mike Truran
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: FIDE Senior Championships 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 3539

Re: FIDE Senior Championships 2019

Re Keith's, David's and Simon's posts, what's wrong with clicking on 'ECF Grand Prix' on the ECF website home page?

Five seconds tops, as David Gilbert says.

Come on guys......
by Mike Truran
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Social Chess?
Replies: 5
Views: 1159

Re: Social Chess?

:lol: :lol: :lol: