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by IM Jack Rudd
Wed Jun 23, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

No, a draw is enough if Poland do not beat Sweden.
by IM Jack Rudd
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

That would be spectacularly hard to resolve, yes.
by IM Jack Rudd
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:27 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

Yes, the only way a team can go through on 2 is if Turkey-Switzerland and Croatia-Scotland are draws, with Slovakia beating Spain and Poland not beating Sweden.
by IM Jack Rudd
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

GROUP E: Final fixtures: Sweden (4) v Poland (1), Slovakia (3) v Spain (2) SWEDEN WIN, SLOVAKIA WIN: Sweden winners, Slovakia runners-up, Spain 3rd with 2. SWEDEN WIN, SLOVAKIA DRAW: Sweden winners, Slovakia runners-up, Spain 3rd with 3. SWEDEN WIN, SLOVAKIA LOSE: Sweden winners, Spain runners-up, S...
by IM Jack Rudd
Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:01 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

GROUP F: Final fixtures: France (4) v Portugal (3), Germany (3) v Hungary (1) FRANCE WIN, GERMANY WIN OR DRAW: France winners, Germany runners-up, Portugal 3rd with 3. FRANCE WIN, GERMANY LOSE: France winners, Hungary runners-up, Germany 3rd with 3. FRANCE DRAW, GERMANY WIN: Germany winners, France ...
by IM Jack Rudd
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:59 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Vezerkepzo IM June 2021
Replies: 5
Views: 684

Re: Vezerkepzo IM June 2021

7/9 for everyone.
by IM Jack Rudd
Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: New Section Suggestion
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: New Section Suggestion

I don't have the power to do that, but yes, it sounds like a good idea.
by IM Jack Rudd
Fri Jun 18, 2021 9:58 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

GROUP D: Final fixtures: Czech Republic (4) v England (4), Croatia (1) v Scotland (1) CZECH REPUBLIC WIN, CROATIA WIN: Czech Republic winners, England runners-up, Croatia 3rd with 4. CZECH REPUBLIC WIN, CROATIA DRAW: Czech Republic winners, England runners-up, Croatia 3rd with 2. CZECH REPUBLIC WIN,...
by IM Jack Rudd
Thu Jun 17, 2021 9:55 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

GROUP C: Final fixtures: Netherlands (6) v North Macedonia (0), Ukraine (3) v Austria (3) UKRAINE WIN: Netherlands winners, Ukraine runners-up, Austria 3rd with 3. UKRAINE DRAW: Netherlands winners, Ukraine runners-up, Austria 3rd with 4. UKRAINE LOSE: Netherlands winners, Austria runners-up, Ukrain...
by IM Jack Rudd
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

GROUP B: Final fixtures: Belgium (6) v Finland (3), Russia (3) v Denmark (0) BELGIUM WIN, RUSSIA WIN OR DRAW: Belgium winners, Russia runners-up, Finland 3rd with 3. BELGIUM WIN, RUSSIA LOSE: Belgium winners. If Denmark win by any scoreline other than 1-0, Denmark are runners-up and Russia are 3rd. ...
by IM Jack Rudd
Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:40 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

And I've done this for another site, so I might as well post it up here as well: GROUP A: Final fixtures: Italy (6) v Wales (4), Switzerland (1) v Turkey (0) ITALY WIN, SWITZERLAND WIN: Italy win the group. If the combined victory margins are: At least 6 goals: Switzerland runners-up, Wales 3rd At m...
by IM Jack Rudd
Thu Jun 17, 2021 12:39 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Euro 21
Replies: 38
Views: 1146

Re: Euro 21

Those three have all been very impressive, as have Belgium. It'll be interesting to see who ends up on which side of the knockout draw, which I expect to have quite a big influence on who the likely winner will be.
by IM Jack Rudd
Mon Jun 14, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4498
Views: 493860

Re: Media comments on chess

Quinten Hann once managed it in a match against Stephen Lee, but wasn't in position on a colour afterwards, and Lee went on to win the frame pretty easily.
by IM Jack Rudd
Mon Jun 14, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4498
Views: 493860

Re: Media comments on chess

Perfect play in snooker actually ends with a win for the player who breaks, although it's very rare for someone to be good enough to reliably pot off the break and get into position on a colour.
by IM Jack Rudd
Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Queen vs three pieces
Replies: 46
Views: 2940

Re: Queen vs three pieces

Merged with a thread from last year on the same topic.