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by John Sargent
Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal
Replies: 1827
Views: 103486

Re: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal

For March through May, the London Online Chess League is about to start their second season. Entries are now open to all UK-based chess clubs should anyone wish to join during lockdown: https://www.londonchess.org.uk Team registration deadlines are the end of this week, with first matches played on ...
by John Sargent
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Final standings in abandoned leagues
Replies: 41
Views: 3410

Re: Final standings in abandoned leagues

The London Chess League's intention is to suspend play (if League nights and matches are forced to cease), and resume the current season as and when it is safe to do so, pushing back the start of the next season if that is what is required. Obviously, predicting exactly how this would work is diffic...
by John Sargent
Mon Mar 23, 2015 8:54 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Central London Chess Congress: 24-26/Apr/2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1412

Re: Central London Chess Congress: 24-26/Apr/2015

Updated to reflect the winner of each section being awarded free entry to the next congress.
by John Sargent
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:59 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Central London Chess Congress: 24-26/Apr/2015
Replies: 1
Views: 1412

Central London Chess Congress: 24-26/Apr/2015

http://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/chess/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Central-London-Chess-Congress-April-2015.jpg External Links - Event Details on the Imperial College Chess Club Website Here - Online Entry Form Here ---------------------------------------------- Event Summary DATE: 24/Apr/2015 (Fri.) to 26...
by John Sargent
Thu Mar 20, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: 4NCL Div3 Room Available This Weekend
Replies: 1
Views: 1211

4NCL Div3 Room Available This Weekend

Hey all, Unfortunately due to a work commitment I can't play in 4NCL this weekend - I have one half of a room available for a male occupant to share with one of BCM's (well mannered and lovely!) players if anyone's hunting for accommodation, at the Division 3 venue. Can you please let me know by e-m...
by John Sargent
Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:12 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

Re: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013

Thanks all and see you tomorrow - entries are now officially closed as we are full. :)
by John Sargent
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:44 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

Re: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013

As of this morning we are at 75 of 80 entries. A polite reminder that the first 80 paid entries we receive will be the only entries that are guaranteed a place this weekend - please get your entries and payments in as quickly as possible to avoid disappointment. I am pleased to say that to date I ha...
by John Sargent
Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

Re: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013

Please note that entries have started coming in and that entries paid after the 27th of September 2013 are at an increased entry fee of £35 which is now under three weeks away. :)
by John Sargent
Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013
Replies: 6
Views: 2909

Imperial College Chess Congress 18-20/Oct/2013

External Links - Event Details on the IC Chess Club Website Here - Online Entry Form Here ---------------------------------------------- Event Summary DATE: 18/Oct/2013 (Fri.) to 20/Oct/2013 (Sun.) VENUE: Imperial College Union (1st Floor), Beit Quadrangle, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BB EVENT...
by John Sargent
Tue Oct 16, 2012 6:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Study-like position in one of my games today
Replies: 3
Views: 771

Re: Study-like position in one of my games today

Oh wow, nice one Jack! 8)
by John Sargent
Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Championships 2012 - Games
Replies: 746
Views: 47361

Re: British Championships 2012 - Games

Richard Bates wrote:Bd4+ wins after Qe4
I was looking at this before Qe4 with Rf1 being huge. This game is pretty exciting!
by John Sargent
Mon Apr 30, 2012 3:26 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Great Yarmouth Congress
Replies: 5
Views: 1597

Re: Great Yarmouth Congress

Amazing venue!!! Looks like a lot of fun :D
by John Sargent
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: The London Team Rapidplay - 28/Apr/2012
Replies: 28
Views: 3727

Re: The London Team Rapidplay - 28/Apr/2012

Congress report and results now up at: http://union.ic.ac.uk/rcc/chess/2012/04/london-team-rapidplay-april-2012-report-and-results/ Copy on the ECForum in the Congress Results section at: http://www.ecforum.org.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=4248 Thanks to all the players and staff involved who made the ev...
by John Sargent
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:57 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: The London Team Rapidplay - April 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 2093

The London Team Rapidplay - April 2012

Original post here (Apologies for how large the images are - I have size control options on the original blog post but sadly not on the forum! -John) The London Team Rapidplay returned with a fun twist on Saturday, the 28th of April 2012 at Imperial College. The event was changed by consensus a day...