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by Ronnie Burton
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:20 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Events in 2021
Replies: 23
Views: 1732

Re: Events in 2021

The Torbay Chess Congress Welcome to the website of the annual Torbay Chess Congress. Coronavirus Update With deep regret the 2020 Congress has been cancelled because of the ongoing implications of the COVID-19 pandemic. On a positive note, we are planning to hold the 2021 Congress on Armistice week...
by Ronnie Burton
Tue Mar 09, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal
Replies: 2018
Views: 119543

Re: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal

Excellent news from Torbay Chess Congress being held again in November (12th - 14th) Well run tournament by Ken Alexander and team
by Ronnie Burton
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:17 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: JM Soesan Coincidence
Replies: 11
Views: 973

Re: JM Soesan Coincidence

Can remember playing Joe at Guernsey in the 1990's a true gentlemen on the board and off the board.
by Ronnie Burton
Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:10 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 25th 4ncl Congress!
Replies: 10
Views: 1165

Re: 25th 4ncl Congress!

Excellent news. Well done to Mike and team
by Ronnie Burton
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: GM tv performances in the 90s and a documentary from the 80s
Replies: 15
Views: 1302

Re: GM tv performances in the 90s and a documentary from the 80s

Yes it was Matthew Sadler. He knew all Fisher's positions and results, Truely amazing. Could have been number one for England but realise full time job was the best option.
by Ronnie Burton
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2021
Replies: 144
Views: 11998

Re: British Championship Congress 2021

Very sad news. Hopefully we be in Torquay for 2022. Expecting same news soon regarding Paignton/Torquay in September 2021. Torquay Congress in November 2021 hopefully will go ahead.
by Ronnie Burton
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: James Macrae Aitken and the good news is...
Replies: 42
Views: 3643

Re: James Macrae Aitken and the good news is...

Should read true gentlemen at the Chess board
by Ronnie Burton
Mon Oct 26, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: James Macrae Aitken and the good news is...
Replies: 42
Views: 3643

Re: James Macrae Aitken and the good news is...

A new gentlemen at the Chess board. I played in the early 1980's at Dorset Congress and expected to win due to his old age and lost in 20 moves !!!
by Ronnie Burton
Tue Sep 15, 2020 11:24 pm
Forum: Event Cancellations
Topic: Event Cancellation
Replies: 86
Views: 14478

Re: Event Cancellation

Sadly my 91 year old mother passed away today. I had enter Congress at Fareham for same dates but has been cancelled now. Im amazed the North Shields going ahead with 6 in room government rules. Thats why Fareham was cancelled
by Ronnie Burton
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Event Cancellations
Topic: Event Cancellation
Replies: 86
Views: 14478

Re: Event Cancellation

From tonymrcorfe email dated 15/09/20 Today I have spoken with the manager of the Lysses House Hotel at Fareham. Nikki had spoken with NHS England who have confirmed that the new government guidance prohibits the running of events like the one which Castle Chess is trying to organise. The comment pa...
by Ronnie Burton
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: www.chessgames.com
Replies: 39
Views: 4144

Re: www.chessgames.com

PLease try as well and hopefully you can login as well
by Ronnie Burton
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: www.chessgames.com
Replies: 39
Views: 4144

Re: www.chessgames.com

After 3 weeks I have managed to login at last.
by Ronnie Burton
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: www.chessgames.com
Replies: 39
Views: 4144

Re: www.chessgames.com

Still not working for me
by Ronnie Burton
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: www.chessgames.com
Replies: 39
Views: 4144

Re: www.chessgames.com

Thanks John
by Ronnie Burton
Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: www.chessgames.com
Replies: 39
Views: 4144

www.chessgames.com

Have been a member on chessgames for over 10 years but since last Friday the site is unavailable. Anyone know why ??