Search found 40 matches

by Nevil Chan
Fri Nov 18, 2016 1:27 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Caption Contest Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 3738

Re: Caption Contest Thread

Karjakin steals show as Carlsen 'new sexy' name change backfires.
by Nevil Chan
Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:24 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Caption Contest Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 3738

Re: Caption Contest Thread

Valuev: See you in round two.
Karpov: I've got three minutes to save my life.
by Nevil Chan
Sat Aug 06, 2016 11:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mobile Phones: Zero Tolerance?
Replies: 5
Views: 1223

Re: Mobile Phones: Zero Tolerance?

Presumably he could have got around the rule by asking his opponent to take it for him..?
by Nevil Chan
Sat Aug 06, 2016 10:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess Informant
Replies: 8
Views: 1860

Chess Informant

The family of Colin Crouch have donated his chess library to Harrow Chess Club. The collection includes Informant numbers 1-84 which the club would like to pass on to another enthusiast.

Please email president@harrowchessclub.org.uk
by Nevil Chan
Tue Jul 07, 2015 2:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: League Matches Between Teams Of Same Club
Replies: 28
Views: 2804

Re: League Matches Between Teams Of Same Club

If you removed Wood Green so as to restore competition, then Drunken Knights has a potentially unfair advantage against Hackney, Cavendish and others, that by strategic nominations and player usage, it can field half a first team when playing as DK2 and a whole first team when playing as DK1. I can...
by Nevil Chan
Thu Apr 30, 2015 3:48 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 13502

Re: IM Colin Crouch

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/apr/29/colin-crouch That's a nice tribute piece, Nevil. I can recall Colin trying to keep us younger Harrow juniors in order in the early 1970s. Not sure I was attentive enough at the time, but I recall his attempts to pass on his chess knowledge with much affe...
by Nevil Chan
Tue Apr 28, 2015 8:28 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 13502

Re: IM Colin Crouch

The service for Colin will be held 12:15pm on Tuesday 5th May at West Chapel Breakspear Crematorium Breakspear Road Ruislip Middlesex HA4 7SJ There will be a gathering afterwards from 2:00pm at The White Horse Middle Road Harrow on the Hill Middlesex HA2 0HL To assist with buffet numbers, it would b...
by Nevil Chan
Mon Apr 20, 2015 4:15 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 13502

Re: IM Colin Crouch

Bill Phillips posted this today on ECF Forum and has given permission for it to be reproduced here... Some personal memories of Colin 1. Colin was a junior member of Harrow Chess Club. In 1971, although I was new to Harrow, I took over the captaincy of the Harrow first team in the London League. I d...
by Nevil Chan
Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:34 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 13502

IM Colin Crouch

Harrow Chess Club deeply regret to announce that Colin Crouch has passed away.

Colin was 58 years old and a member of the club since 1970.

Further details will follow once available


http://www.harrowchessclub.org.uk
by Nevil Chan
Sat Nov 01, 2014 7:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Standards at chess clubs
Replies: 14
Views: 2274

Re: Standards at chess clubs

Several years ago I had to reprimand a player for disappearing to the bar during a DK match and ordering a coffee.
by Nevil Chan
Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Draw Your Way To A Title
Replies: 10
Views: 1105

Re: Draw Your Way To A Title

Graham Borrowdale wrote:
Nevil Chan wrote:Subject of Brian's team talk before tonight's big match. :mrgreen:

http://tinyurl.com/LCL-Div1-2013-14
May we know the subject of the DK pre-match team talk?
Drink, be merry, and watch out for sneaky GM tactics.
by Nevil Chan
Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Draw Your Way To A Title
Replies: 10
Views: 1105

Re: Draw Your Way To A Title

Subject of Brian's team talk before tonight's big match. :mrgreen:

http://tinyurl.com/LCL-Div1-2013-14
by Nevil Chan
Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:40 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Being beaten by your mobile phone
Replies: 5
Views: 1100

Re: Being beaten by your mobile phone

What happens if it rings during a game :?: