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by Mick Norris
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

LawrenceCooper wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 5:23 pm
David Robertson wrote:
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:46 pm
These 2800+ World Champions, they just won't roll over, will they :roll:
The phrase "got out of jail" springs to mind :wink:
Draw agreed

Not as exciting an event without you playing Loz
by Mick Norris
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

board pairings

Bo. 5 Valerenga Sjakklubb Rtg - 1 Alkaloid Rtg
2.1 GM Carlsen, Magnus 2839 - GM Ding, Liren 2804
2.2 GM Howell, David W L 2689 - GM Yu, Yangyi 2765
by Mick Norris
Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

round 6 pairings should see Magnus v Ding

46 Chess Club Aatos 6 : 6 Wood Green 29
33 SK Comeon 5 : 5 Grantham Sharks 42
23 Team Viking 4 : 4 3Cs 45
44 White Rose 3 : 3 Dublin Chess Club 57
49 Hillerod Skakklub 3 : 3 Blackthorne Russia 34
by Mick Norris
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:43 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Congrats to Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa!
Replies: 17
Views: 2090

Re: Congrats to Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa!

Mick Norris wrote:
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:55 am
2nd youngest GM in history
It appears there's a new 2nd youngest GM in history according to a Mark Crowther tweet

12 years and 10 months UZB IM Javokhir Sindarov made a final GM norm to get the title in Budapest at the First Saturday tournament
by Mick Norris
Mon Oct 15, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

round 5 pairings

Carlsen may well have black v Shak

25 Rehovot Chess School 4 : 4 3Cs 45
29 Wood Green 4 : 4 Bois-Colombes 54
37 SK Reval-Sport 3 : 3 Blackthorne Russia 34
36 Jetsmark 3 : 3 White Rose 44
42 Grantham Sharks 3 : 3 Hillerod Skakklub 49
by Mick Norris
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

Magnus drew; his live rating lead over Caruana is now down to 4.3

DIng won to reach his highest ever live rating (again, it will be interesting to see how high he gets)
by Mick Norris
Sun Oct 14, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

round 4 pairings

34 Blackthorne Russia 2 : 2 Grantham Sharks 42 :roll:

Board pairings

Ding - Svidler

Carlsen - Donchenko (David Howell gets a day off)
by Mick Norris
Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

Magnus drew today

David Howell beat Harikrishna to take his live rating over 2700
by Mick Norris
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

Which is more than can be said of Svidler
by Mick Norris
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Batumi Olympiad
Replies: 978
Views: 30144

Re: Batumi Olympiad

That would be too expensive I guess
by Mick Norris
Sat Oct 13, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 2976

Re: ECF AGM 2018

John Reyes wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:44 pm
D Lawson 277 2
M.Truran 286 0
Alex H 281 6
C Fegan 279 1
M.gunn 272 5
M.Pein 240 7
G Chair 276 1
Finance Chair 261 1
Audit 267 1
Mike Truran clearly most popular
by Mick Norris
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

Richard Bates's game features in the Chessbase report on round 1: SNIP I wonder if Richard was in time trouble for the critical moves? Yes he was short of time; it was Richard burning lots of time, rather than his position on the board, that worried me when I glanced at his game Richard won today t...
by Mick Norris
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:47 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Repercussions / Fallout from FIDE Elections?
Replies: 184
Views: 7271

Re: Repercussions / Fallout from FIDE Elections?

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:28 am
ECF website (reported by Chris Rice ) wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:00 am
"In our last eNewsletter, we omitted to mention in our report on the FIDE Presidential election that Nigel Short has been elected as a FIDE Vice-President.
That's still slightly wrong, as wasn't he appointed by the new President rather than being elected?
Yes
by Mick Norris
Fri Oct 12, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018
Replies: 98
Views: 4468

Re: European Club Cup 11-19 October 2018

round 2 pairings with 3Cs promoted to 45th seeds

Dublin get the bye