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by Mick Norris
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Another new IM
Replies: 16
Views: 1629

Re: Another new IM

by Mick Norris
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:11 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Bolton Easter 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Re: Bolton Easter 2019

Joe McPhillips won the Open with 5/5 results

Major was won by Martin Burns (Stockport)

Minor was won by Arpad Busznyak, making it 2 wins for Bolton players
by Mick Norris
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2066

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

Another tough match today v Italy

2.1 GM Godena, Michele 2459 - GM Speelman, Jon S 2509
2.2 GM Garcia, Palermo Carlos 2407 - GM Arkell, Keith C 2467
2.3 IM Bellia, Fabrizio 2447 - GM Emms, John M 2474
2.4 IM Bruno, Fabio 2433 - GM Ward, Chris G 2425

Israel - USA and Iceland - Armenia
by Mick Norris
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: Bolton Easter 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 159

Bolton Easter 2019

Busy Persons yesterday won jointly by Stephen Gordon and Joe McPhillips

Not sure when I last played in a tournament with a GM and an IM but I did manage to win a grading prize again
by Mick Norris
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2066

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

England without Keith beat Canada despite a loss from John Emms
USA win again and play Iceland possibly the last chance of a slip up
England play Armenia who are level on match points but ahead on game points
Tough match good luck to the team
by Mick Norris
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2066

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

Keith wins again as does John Emms who is 4/4
Team in bronze position and play Canada tomorrow
by Mick Norris
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2066

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

Wow, great result
by Mick Norris
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2066

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

Well done Keith; doesn't look like the result will be repeated this year though
by Mick Norris
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019
Replies: 47
Views: 2066

Re: World Senior Team Championships Rhodes 2019

50+

round 1 board results

Scotland's Neil Farrell draws with black v Joel Benjamin

round 2 pairings

65+

round 1 board results

round 2 pairings

Good luck to the English teams in the event
by Mick Norris
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: International News
Topic: GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 3010

Re: GAMMA Reykjavik Open 2019

It's not clear to me how such a thing would be accomplished, since if Gawain and Lupulescu both won, the tie-break would be direct encounter and Gawain has just beaten him, whereas if Parligras won it would be Median Bucholz, which I don't think we can predict. At any rate it seems a bit unfair at ...
by Mick Norris
Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: 2019 European Individual Championship
Replies: 22
Views: 1194

Re: 2019 European Individual Championship

That's good; I see the top 14 qualify for the next World Cup (2020), which is the target I assume
by Mick Norris
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: April Council meeting 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2709

Re: April Council meeting 2019

Looks to me like Angus and Paul are in agreement I'd think the figures need to be for each team separately (i.e. open and women's), then split between how much it costs to send a team (hotel, air fares etc) and how much it costs to send this particular team (i.e. total of appearance fees, we don't n...
by Mick Norris
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: FIDE Senior Championships 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 2685

Re: FIDE Senior Championships 2019

I'm sure you'll bounce back Keith; good luck to all the English players
by Mick Norris
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:47 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: April Council meeting 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2709

Re: April Council meeting 2019

It would also mae it more difficult to raise business sponsorship and, even more difficult to obtain philanthropic support. Really? I would be very sceptical of business sponsors or philanthropists who took that view. It's just bo**ocks isn't it? The reality is that if someone wants to sponsor, the...
by Mick Norris
Tue Apr 09, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Gashimov Memorial 2019 Shamkir 30 Mar to 9 April
Replies: 37
Views: 2192

Re: Gashimov Memorial 2019 Shamkir 30 Mar to 9 April

Yes, but can he do it in Edinburgh on 26/27 May (is that the chess equivalent of a cold Tuesday night at Stoke)?