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by JustinHorton
Sun May 20, 2018 7:12 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?
Replies: 113
Views: 6049

Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?

Chris Rice wrote:
Sun May 20, 2018 12:01 am
FIDE about to be infiltrated by MI6? Interesting board number for Short. Nigel Short
Ageing sexist guy?
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

Or for instance Kramnik having to play for a win (or so he thought) in the last round of the London Candidates. (And against Anand in their title match, I think.) I had a partial list of these once, from world title or world-title-qualification events, preparing a blog piece I never actually wrote. ...
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

There's been a few examples of Black-has-to-win games in world championship events and I seem to recall they've tended to go much the same way.
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

And Ju is the new champion. Never a sniff for Tan in the final game.
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

Off go the queens and still we continue
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

Hre we are at the time control, Ju's a pawn up, Tan has no play and no prospect of any and I wonder how much longer she'll string it out for.
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A level maths question
Replies: 32
Views: 1231

Re: A level maths question

I hope not (at least with the second part of that).
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

The computer thinks Black is worse after ....e5, and also thought she should have gone for ....d5 (and that White should have pre-empted it with Bf4 and e5). You can see what it's getting at, as you might expect White to be strong on the d-file and the a2-g8 diagonal from here, with Black pawns brea...
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

....turning into one of those Hippo things.
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

Modern Defence
by JustinHorton
Fri May 18, 2018 6:18 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?
Replies: 113
Views: 6049

Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?

Chris Rice wrote:
Thu May 17, 2018 7:08 pm
Africa Chess Media interview with Nigel Short. Highlights:
My highlight was "Thank you, once again Grand master Nigel Short for this incredible opportunity" at the end. Chess journalism at its most searching.
by JustinHorton
Thu May 17, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2317
Views: 250096

Re: Media comments on chess

You'll be pleased to learn that the Rockets-Warriors series is not a chess match
by JustinHorton
Wed May 16, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

Yup.

Can't say I fancy Tan's chances of getting after a win today.
by JustinHorton
Tue May 15, 2018 11:41 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Women's World Championship
Replies: 52
Views: 3244

Re: Women's World Championship

Nearly: Ju missed a fairly clear win that a 2500 player probably should see.
by JustinHorton
Mon May 14, 2018 7:11 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?
Replies: 113
Views: 6049

Re: Which Candidate Should the ECF Support in the FIDE Presidential Election?

JustinHorton wrote:
Sun May 13, 2018 4:39 pm
JustinHorton wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 1:06 pm
Heh
Arf
Buzan!

Maybe he knows Nigel from his days with the British Olympic Chess Squad.