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by Brendan O'Gorman
Wed Nov 21, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Ian Wells memories
Replies: 7
Views: 776

Re: Ian Wells memories

[Event "?"] [Site "?"] [Date "?"] [Round "?"] [White "?"] [Black "?"] [Result "0-1"] 1.c4 e5 2.Nc3 Nf6 3.Nf3 Nc6 4.e3 Bb4 5.Qc2 d6 6.a3 Bxc3 7.Qxc3 a5 8.b3 Bg4 9.h3 Bh5 10.d3 Qe7 11.Be2 O-O 12.g4 Bg6 13.Bb2 Nd8 14.Nd2 Ne6 15.O-O-O c5 16.Bf3 Nd7 17.Bxb7 Rab8 18.Bc6 Rfc8 19.Bb5 Nd4 20.exd4 cxd4 21.Qx...
by Brendan O'Gorman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28
Replies: 8
Views: 760

Re: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28

Brendan did not survive the appallingly early start needed to get from Woolwich to Kingston in time for the start of round 2. :oops:
by Brendan O'Gorman
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28
Replies: 8
Views: 760

Re: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28

Congrats Nick, but your co-winner was Oliver Finnegan.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: ACO World Amateur Championships
Replies: 7
Views: 1113

Re: ACO World Amateur Championships

Just in case anyone is in any doubt, these ACO events are the Trump (i.e., fake) world championships for seniors. A good holiday, no doubt, but not a serious FIDE-rated congress. The real thing starts in Bled on 17 November (see the Seniors thread on this board). Congratulations anyway to Meyrick S...
by Brendan O'Gorman
Sun Oct 28, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28
Replies: 36
Views: 2946

Re: Surrey Chess Congress October 26-28

Click on d8 to display the game scores, copy and paste them into a text editor, save as a plain text file, and change the filename extension from 'txt' to 'pgn' and Bob's your mother's brother.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: GM / IM Norm Event in February 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 394

Re: GM / IM Norm Event in February 2019

Wouldn't these dates clash with the Northumbria Masters, also a norm event?
by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Chess train
Replies: 6
Views: 641

Re: Chess train

Good luck, Nigel. Looks like great fun. Hope you can give us a full report when you get back.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF increased membership costs
Replies: 94
Views: 3428

Re: ECF increased membership costs

Adam, I don't think that's how the Scottish system works. All ratings are published but only members can look them up online.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alan Fraser?
Replies: 16
Views: 2959

Re: Alan Fraser?

Yes, Berks & Bucks will mark his return to chess after an absence of over ten months.