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by Mick Norris
Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:04 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?
Replies: 282
Views: 21615

Re: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?

Blackburn's Public Health Director said they have had 3 waves and are worried about a 4th
by Mick Norris
Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:36 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Pub Quiz Question
Replies: 13
Views: 975

Re: Pub Quiz Question

by Mick Norris
Thu Jun 03, 2021 7:48 am
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Grand Prix Gibraltar revised to May 22 to June 2, 2021
Replies: 20
Views: 1809

Re: Grand Prix Gibraltar revised to May 22 to June 2, 2021

TWIC Aleksandra Goryachkina had already qualified for the Candidates tournament as the loser of the World Championship match, after this tournament Humpy Koneru took the first Grand Prix place and Kateryna Lagno the second and they have qualified too. Zhansaya Abdumalik won this Grand Prix with an ...
by Mick Norris
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Superbet Romania Chess Classic 2021; 5 to 14 June
Replies: 31
Views: 1924

Re: Superbet Romania Chess Classic 2021; 5 to 14 June

David Sedgwick wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 2:44 pm
NickFaulks wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 1:15 pm
David Sedgwick wrote:
Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:57 pm
Unfortunately the report on TWIC is nonsense.
It seems to have gone.
I emailed TWIC before posting on here.
Seems to have worked, as Mark now has
Earlier I'd completely failed to notice that this was a classical rather than a rapid and blitz as it was in 2019
by Mick Norris
Wed Jun 02, 2021 11:17 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Superbet Romania Chess Classic 2021; 5 to 14 June
Replies: 31
Views: 1924

Superbet Romania Chess Classic 2021; 5 to 14 June

TWIC Players: Fabiano Caruana, Levon Aronian, Anish Giri, Alexander Grischuk, Wesley So, Shakhriyar Mamedyarov, Teimour Radjabov, Maxime Vachier-Lagrave, Richard Rapport and Constantin Lupulescu. website The 2021 Grand Chess Tour will kick off in classical fashion, with the Superbet Chess Classic m...
by Mick Norris
Tue Jun 01, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: International News
Topic: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 1475

Re: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021

TWIC final report
Magnus Carlsen won the FTX Crypto Chess Cup beating Wesley So in an Armageddon tie-break. This win means that Carlsen will appear in the Meltwater tour final in September
by Mick Norris
Fri May 28, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 1475

Re: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021

TWIC day 6 The first set of the semifinals of the FTX Crypto Chess tournament saw Wesley So take the lead against Ian Nepomniachtchi by winning the final game of a day after he seemed on the back foot for most of it. Magnus Carlsen took the lead against Teimour Radjabov by winning a fine game three ...
by Mick Norris
Fri May 28, 2021 8:52 am
Forum: International News
Topic: EUROPEAN HYBRID QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIDE WORLD CUP
Replies: 16
Views: 1582

Re: EUROPEAN HYBRID QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIDE WORLD CUP

I see Gelfand and Navara got knocked out, Eljanov too
by Mick Norris
Fri May 28, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: International News
Topic: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 1475

Re: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021

TWIC day 5
Semifinals Friday 28th May 2021 4pm: Carlsen-Radjabov and Nepomniachtchi-So
by Mick Norris
Thu May 27, 2021 9:45 am
Forum: International News
Topic: EUROPEAN HYBRID QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIDE WORLD CUP
Replies: 16
Views: 1582

Re: EUROPEAN HYBRID QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIDE WORLD CUP

Ravi was doing ok until move 44 according to the Chessbomb computer
by Mick Norris
Thu May 27, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: International News
Topic: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021
Replies: 14
Views: 1475

Re: FTX Crypto Cup 23 to 31 May 2021

TWIC day 4
The second set and any tie-breaks take place Thursday 27th May starting at 4pm
by Mick Norris
Thu May 27, 2021 9:32 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Demis Hassabis
Replies: 22
Views: 1280

Re: Demis Hassabis

BBC fact check on Cummings claims
Mr Hancock's spokesperson say he rejects Mr Cummings' claims
There's a surprise :roll:
by Mick Norris
Wed May 26, 2021 10:09 am
Forum: International News
Topic: EUROPEAN HYBRID QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIDE WORLD CUP
Replies: 16
Views: 1582

Re: EUROPEAN HYBRID QUALIFICATION TOURNAMENT FOR THE FIDE WORLD CUP

Tough task for Ravi next, against Inarkiev, who got a bye in the first round

The other English players were knocked out
by Mick Norris
Wed May 26, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: International News
Topic: France's Youngest GM Ever
Replies: 26
Views: 1202

Re: France's Youngest GM Ever

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