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- Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:56 pm
- Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
- Topic: Peter Poobalasingam
- Replies: 27
- Views: 9306
This is very sad indeed, given the suddenness of it. My deepest condolences to Bala and the rest of his family, they are well loved in the chess community. To our 4NCL friends(and rivals) @ Barbican, sorry for your loss. Also to people like Matt Turner and his family who I know helped Peter loads th...
- Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:13 pm
- Forum: International News
- Topic: European Club Championship
- Replies: 72
- Views: 9871
Not easy to play a much better position against a 2700 with half of the worlds top 20 around your board...... still delighted but after Ne3 I must have a big big edge
Hello All, My team are playing in European over summer and we all need to renew our memberships for next season. I find it totally shocking that you cannot buy next seasons membership but you can buy a year for 5 weeks now(expires Aug 2014). I do not know how they operate the business model @ the EC...
The main candidate for demotion from Division 1 was obvious, even before the first round had even started. This was of course Grantham Sharks 2 :lol: Under a complete fiasco of management by Kevin McCarthy :lol: :oops: Grantham Sharks managed to lose three IMs and an Olympiad member before the roun...
- Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:22 am
- Forum: 4NCL
- Topic: Fide Master Charlie Storey seeks good 4NCL Team
- Replies: 8
- Views: 2503
Funny how little the forum knows about going rates. Which does not surprise me. Firstly there is no going rate. Barbican have perhaps 20 players over this rating and they dont pay a dime. I know of plenty of grandmasters who have played fot free. That being said if you are talking about players who ...
- Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:50 pm
- Forum: ECF Matters
- Topic: Andrew Paulson -- Candidacy for ECF President
- Replies: 213
- Views: 25073
Interesting about the numbers of chess players. In terms of people who play the game casually . Id say surely over 500m just look at the recent WC viewing figures. In india, china and the ussr countries you will get near that number.