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by ThomasThorpe
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Knock out December 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 4612

Re: British Knock out December 2018

NickFaulks wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 3:01 pm
How on earth is Howell still in this game? I was expecting it to go 46...Qd3+ resigns.
That's what I expected as well (although probably not resigns straight away!) - three draws in the first stage makes this afternoon a really exciting prospect.
by ThomasThorpe
Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Knock out December 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 4612

Re: British Knock out December 2018

Watching on Chess24, I think the DGT board is struggling to keep up with blitz and Armageddon games, but it appears that John Nunn lost on time in a completely won position against Alan Merry in the Armageddon tie break, if the transmission of moves and clock times is correct In answer to this ques...
by ThomasThorpe
Sun Aug 19, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 28528

Re: British Championship 2018

Well at long last, the inputting for the British Championships is all complete! All the Weekday events and the Weekend games are now online along with the other games already uploaded. Sorry they've taken so long - moving house along with 101 other chess things delays the process somewhat. Plus once...
by ThomasThorpe
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess on the One Show
Replies: 1
Views: 919

Chess on the One Show

Chess will be featuring on tonight's (22nd March) edition of the One Show on BBC 1 at 7pm.

English Women's Champion and Warwick University President WFM Louise Head will be on the show.

When I know more details I will add them to the thread!
by ThomasThorpe
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 5761

Re: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

Happily Yiping Lou also drew and has achieved a GM norm and =1st - not a bad tournament!
by ThomasThorpe
Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 5761

Re: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

Hastings Games will be shown on Chess24 from tomorrow - we tried to set it up in time for today but was unsuccessful!

I don't think Chris Ward's commentary is being broadcast online this year Stewart, I'm afraid
by ThomasThorpe
Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Blitz Championship
Replies: 1
Views: 1015

British Blitz Championship

Hi all Congratulations to IM Daniel Howard Fernendez for winning today's British Blitz Championships with 9/11. 2nd place went to IM Thomas Rendle with 8.5/11 A really pleasant event to control, with 46 players competing over 11 rounds of 3+2 in the atmosphere of the ExCeL arena in conjunction with ...
by ThomasThorpe
Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:34 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: ECF Team Chess Challenge 2014/15
Replies: 15
Views: 4432

Re: ECF Team Chess Challenge 2014/15

Congratulations to Millfield School for winning the South West section of this event with 15/16
by ThomasThorpe
Mon Nov 17, 2014 10:35 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Rounds 1 and 2 (2014-15)
Replies: 6
Views: 2399

Re: Rounds 1 and 2 (2014-15)

A decision was made and stuck with, however due to an error of the wrong pairings being published and the error not being noticed until late on, a decision had to be made whether to stick to the pairings published or the pairings that we wished to be used. It was agreed the pairings published should...
by ThomasThorpe
Mon Jul 21, 2014 10:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Championship 2014 Schedule
Replies: 124
Views: 15186

Re: British Championship 2014 Schedule

Turn up on the day - preferably an hour before it starts. If you can send an email to manager.british@englishchess.org.uk it would be much appreciated

Tom
by ThomasThorpe
Sat Mar 01, 2014 8:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess Numbers
Replies: 26
Views: 2842

Re: Chess Numbers

15 - the average number of moves it takes Bogdan Lalic to offer a draw
by ThomasThorpe
Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8483

Re: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2

For Wales, we're all enjoying the tournament and looking forward to the final couple of days :-)

I've won 3 in a row, and we have a Wales vs Ireland battle in the U18s.
Venetia our highest scorer is on 7/9 half a point behind the leaders.
by ThomasThorpe
Tue Dec 24, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Closest match to Christmas
Replies: 11
Views: 1671

Re: Closest match to Christmas

World Youth Chess Championships 2013 - today's match!
by ThomasThorpe
Mon Dec 23, 2013 8:34 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8483

Re: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2

Welsh update!

I won :D hallelujah! Venetia won as well and on a brilliant 5/7 - possible record breaker if her form continues into the last 4 rounds!