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by Mick Norris
Wed Nov 25, 2020 12:05 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Skilling Open
Replies: 30
Views: 1737

Re: Skilling Open

TWIC day 3 Final Standings: 1st Carlsen 9pts, 2nd Nakamura 9pts, 3rd So 8.5pts, 4th Nepomniachtchi 8.5pts, 5th Aronian 8.5pts, 6th Radjabov 8pts, 7th MVL 8pts, 8th Giri 8pts, 9th Firouzja 8pts, 10th Le 8pts, 11th Ding 7.5pts, 12th Vidit 6.5pts, 13th Anton 6.5pts, 14th Svidler 6pts, 15th Karjakin 5....
by Mick Norris
Wed Nov 25, 2020 11:45 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 2123

Re: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Why have ECF and organisers agreed this. What a waste our money. A Big NO from me. Our money? :roll: There are entry fees and sponsorship, we're presumably not spending any of "our" money on this, and I'd guess it might make a profit Be careful, Mick. On the corresponding thread on Chess.com, one p...
by Mick Norris
Wed Nov 25, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 2123

Re: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Nick Grey wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:31 pm
Why have ECF and organisers agreed this. What a waste our money. A Big NO from me.
Our money? :roll:

There are entry fees and sponsorship, we're presumably not spending any of "our" money on this, and I'd guess it might make a profit
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alex McFarlane is on the mend.
Replies: 11
Views: 424

Re: Alex McFarlane is on the mend.

Good to hear from you Alex (and sympathies to the staff at Monklands for having to look after you :D )
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:26 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: A fragment from Chester 1934
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: A fragment from Chester 1934

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:07 pm
Any particular reason for posting this?

(ie more information about the players/game/event/etc)
Presumably the British
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alex McFarlane is on the mend.
Replies: 11
Views: 424

Re: Alex McFarlane is on the mend.

Thanks for the good news update Geoff; keep us posted
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
Replies: 51
Views: 2123

Re: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Tournament regs The schedule has been designed to allow for players who wish to participate in multiple championships and events at different time controls. However there will inevitably be a number of overlapping events in the schedule. Players may only play in one event at any one time and may no...
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 250k posts
Replies: 7
Views: 377

Re: 250k posts

Good opportunity to again thank Carl for all his hard work

Hopefully Roger will do post 250,000
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3935
Views: 430106

Re: Media comments on chess

BBC website featuring Meet the real life women chess stars as more Queen's Gambit related content
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:14 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Skilling Open
Replies: 30
Views: 1737

Re: Skilling Open

TWIC day 2 The third and final day of this qualification section starts at 5pm GMT on Tuesday 24th Nov. Round 10 Standings: 1st Giri 6.5pts 2nd-4th Ding, Carlsen, So 6pts 5th-7th Nakamura, MVL, Nepomniachtchi 5.5pts 8th-10th Radjabov, Anton, Firouzja 5pts 11th-13th Le, Aronian, Karjakin 4.5pts 14th...
by Mick Norris
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Skilling Open
Replies: 30
Views: 1737

Re: Skilling Open

by Mick Norris
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Playing opponents born the longest time apart
Replies: 28
Views: 884

Re: Playing opponents born the longest time apart

ChessBase has one for 92 Years. https://en.chessbase.com/post/age-difference-between-the-players-92-years- Not sure if that was a set-up, rather than a competitive match Locally, we had: Thursday, 11th November 2004. Bury & Rochdale League - Division B at Christ Church School, Crawley Way, Chaddert...
by Mick Norris
Fri Nov 20, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Skilling Open
Replies: 30
Views: 1737

Re: Skilling Open

Firouzja & Naka complete the line up Details including pairings The action kicks off at 18:00 CET on Sunday, with the 16 players battling over the first three days for a place in the 8-player knockout on the final six days. The top 8 will also automatically be invited back for the next $200,000 even...
by Mick Norris
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Skilling Open
Replies: 30
Views: 1737

Re: Skilling Open

14. Svidler via qualifier as I thought