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by Neil Graham
Tue Jun 19, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Brian Hare
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: Brian Hare

Actually its far from clear its illegal as such (to take a topical example, see the number of aliases "Tommy Robinson" has had) It would be illegal if you tried to obtain something you weren't entitled to by giving false details. I can remember that the late Paul Shand whose obituary was given on t...
by Neil Graham
Thu Jun 14, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Premier League Fantasy Football 2017-18
Replies: 61
Views: 4987

Re: Premier League Fantasy Football 2017-18

Overall This is the last posting for the 2017-18 season (unless anyone else wants to add anything). Spare a thought for Bharat Dhody and his team Boom Xhaka Laca - after leading for every week bar one from Week 17, the Indian manager saw 1st place snatched from him in Week 38. His score of 52 point...
by Neil Graham
Mon Jun 11, 2018 2:35 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Championship Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 823

Re: County Championship Finals

There has been a dramatic turn round in the last four years. Here are details of the finalists over this period. 2015 SCCU 8, NCCU 2, MCCU 2, EACU 1, WECU 1 2016 SCCU 7, MCCU 4, NCCU 2, EACU 1 2017 NCCU 5, MCCU 4, SCCU 3, WECU 1, EACU 1 2018 NCCU 7, MCCU 5, SCCU 1, EACU 1 I'll give the winning stat...
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Championship Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 823

Re: County Championship Finals

Yeah, as Neil already said elsewhere, only one SCCU team in the Finals. Even that one is a bit strange, because I don't think of Surrey as a Minor County. Surrey "qualified" by finishing bottom of the SCCU Open Counties Championship section with 2/8 (losing to Middlesex, Essex & Kent but beating Su...
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Championship Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 823

Re: County Championship Finals

There has been a dramatic turn round in the last four years. Here are details of the finalists over this period. 2015 SCCU 8, NCCU 2, MCCU 2, EACU 1, WECU 1 2016 SCCU 7, MCCU 4, NCCU 2, EACU 1 2017 NCCU 5, MCCU 4, SCCU 3, WECU 1, EACU 1 2018 NCCU 7, MCCU 5, SCCU 1, EACU 1 I'll give the winning stats...
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Championship Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 823

County Championship Finals

Here are the finals (subject to any appeals) Open Yorkshire v Lancashire Minor Lincolnshire v Surrey Under 180 Warwickshire v Yorkshire Under 160 Yorkshire v Lancashire Under 140 Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire Under 120 Norfolk v Warwickshire Under 100 Lancashire v Leicestershire
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

Here is the final outstanding result-

U120

Norfolk 6.5 Leicestershire 5.5

Final Norfolk v Warwickshire
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

Under 160 Middlesex 6 Yorkshire 10 Essex 7 Lancashire 9 Final : Yorkshire v Lancashire Under 100 Leicestershire w/o Surrey (defaulted) Lancashire 7 Essex 5 Final : Leicestershire v Lancashire Just the U120 to complete now Warwickshire 6.5 Middlesex 5.5 Leicestershire v Norfolk awaited
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

Open

Middlesex 7 Yorkshire 9
Lancashire 9 Sussex 7

Final : Yorkshire v Lancashire
by Neil Graham
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

Under 180

Middlesex 7.5 Warwickshire 8.5
Essex 6.5 Yorkshire 9.5

Final Warwickshire v Yorkshire

Under 140 confirmed result (see above)

Yorkshire 9.5 Worcestershire 6.5

Some of the remaining matches are being played today.
by Neil Graham
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

We could be in a position where there is only one SCCU team in the national finals.
by Neil Graham
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

The first results are now in :-

Minor

Lincolnshire 10 Devon 6
Surrey 9.5 Suffolk 6.5

Final Lincolnshire v Surrey

Under 140

Nottinghamshire 9.5 Essex 6.5
Worcestershire lost to Yorkshire (my estimate is by about 10-6)

Final Nottinghamshire v Yorkshire
by Neil Graham
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 1288

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

LMS shows that Surrey have conceded their U100 match to Leicestershire by default.

This will mean an £100 fine for the offending county.
by Neil Graham
Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: New Year Honours List
Replies: 57
Views: 11026

Re: New Year Honours List

I see the Queen's Birthday Honours List is being announced.

Mark Carne, the outgoing Chief Executive of Network Rail, has been awarded the CBE for services to the railway industry. :lol:
by Neil Graham
Thu May 31, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Premier League Fantasy Football 2017-18
Replies: 61
Views: 4987

Re: Premier League Fantasy Football 2017-18

Overall Report Season 2017-18 Here is the overall report for Season 2017/18 which combines the reports for the four quarters. I haven't bothered filling in the number of weeks featured - anyone who really wants to do this can work it out from the info already provided. 1. Andrew Harley 129 pts 2. A...