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by Mick Norris
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Dortmund 2018

Round 5 tomorrow

Duda - Meier
Nepomniachtchi - Kramnik
Giri - Nisipeanu
Kovalev - Wojtaszek
by Mick Norris
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Dortmund 2018

Chess Mind round 3 and round 4 Pete Doggers rounds 3 and 4 TWIC Round 4 (July 18, 2018) Kramnik, Vladimir - Duda, Jan-Krzysztof 1-0 37 A29 English Four Knights Meier, Georg - Kovalev, Vladislav ½-½ 40 E06 Catalan Wojtaszek, Radoslaw - Nepomniachtchi, Ian ½-½ 42 D02 Queen's Pawn Game Nisipeanu, Liviu...
by Mick Norris
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Director of Home Chess
Replies: 23
Views: 1756

Re: Director of Home Chess

Of the counties Roger names I can't speak for three of them but North Yorkshire is not a county union in its own right and the two largest clubs within it currently run seven teams between them in the weekend Yorkshire League (I'm chairman of one). Not wanting to defend Roger :lol: , but if you rep...
by Mick Norris
Tue Jul 17, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County teams 2018-19
Replies: 1
Views: 130

County teams 2018-19

G Man have agreed to enter an Open team as well as an U160 team

I see from the MCCU website
More Staffordshire teams next year
25 Jun, Ray Dolan reports. Staffordshire are to field an under-140 county team as well as teams for the u120 and u100 competitions.
Not sure if there's any other news?
by Mick Norris
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:13 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Dortmund 2018

Pete Doggers round 2 report

EDIT Chess Mind
by Mick Norris
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:30 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 808

Re: Dortmund 2018

Chess Mind round 1 report, although not from Dennis, but from John Cole
by Mick Norris
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

Well done to Keith & Nigel; and indeed well done to both England 1 teams for very good performances
by Mick Norris
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

And Lasker might win 4-0 to boot. Well, er, how are the 65+ doing? Chess 24 is showing it as 4 draws; France lost to Russia 1 who finish on 18/18; St Petersburg and Germany 2 are on 14 with England 1 on 13; other teams might reach 13 too Nigel Povah finishes with a 7-1 record, and might get a board...
by Mick Norris
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

In the 65+, England 1 have drawn the top 3 against St Petersburg, and have a chance of winning board 4
by Mick Norris
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

Games are underway
by Mick Norris
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:30 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

Will probably win all four. Let's hope the team can come to a quick decision as to how drops out for the final day, since they are all in good shape. I suspect that the decision will be who takes black on 3 with Jon and John having rested in recent rounds and Keith scoring heavily on 4. No, Keith s...
by Mick Norris
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Pula Open (Croatia) 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 2220

Re: Pula Open (Croatia) 2018

Dan & Joe moved on to play in Paracin along with Andy's brother Jamie, Matthew Wadsworth & Daniel Lea, with an excellent performance from Marcus Harvey

Justin Tan won, and according to Ian Rogers, becomes Australia's 8th GM
by Mick Norris
Sat Jul 14, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

LawrenceCooper wrote:
Sat Jul 14, 2018 1:45 pm
England win 4-0 and USA 3.5-0.5. Parings to follow.
Great result today; we would have settled for this before the event

Good luck to the team tomorrow
by Mick Norris
Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018
Replies: 129
Views: 6486

Re: World Senior Team Championships, Dresden 2018

Fingers crossed; if the clock times on chess24 are to be believed, we have time advantages on all boards which might help
by Mick Norris
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Championship Finals
Replies: 57
Views: 4235

Re: County Championship Finals

It would be an issue if the qualifying was before summer and the final stages in the Autumn