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by Nick Grey
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 317
Views: 16191

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

I was hoping to see some chess after a long day working from home.

So closing ceremony, ' is the Fat Lady singing'? ……... 'half way there..oh..oh living on a prayer'.

Graham Ruy Lopez start getting referred to as 'Spanish' 1970s … Monty Python..the Spanish Inquisition ?
by Nick Grey
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:57 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 317
Views: 16191

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

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My wfh is 12 hrs but split over 8 with shop, walk, 2 meal breaks so catch up in the evening.
by Nick Grey
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 244
Views: 9467

Re: Worrying times

Having seen pages 4/5 photo in The Sun the most selfish people are those ransacking Tesco New Malden near the A3. That is too close to me.

Going back to what we can do. I think it is time to make those phone calls to vulnerable people. Something we could not do when playing chess.
by Nick Grey
Sun Mar 22, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: The English Opening.
Replies: 33
Views: 1233

Re: The English Opening.

That 'something' is known as the Ken Inwood variation in these parts of England. Ken has been playing it for at least 60 years.
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Will the County Championship go ahead
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: Will the County Championship go ahead

My view is not influential. My 12 weeks isolation may be 16 with the education announcement. Not least where will be able to play.?
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Online chess for young players
Replies: 10
Views: 842

Re: Online chess for young players

Get all the junior organisers on this. Bob

Any schools network infrastructure Will be hit by closures.

My employers network infrastructure hit by 1000s working from home. Many for the first time.
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 244
Views: 9467

Re: Worrying times

huge disruption juniors schools shut and more social isolation. Keep posting.
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Will the County Championship go ahead
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: Will the County Championship go ahead

I doubt Surrey will nominate and huge disruption juniors schools shut and more social isolation.
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 18, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately
Replies: 340
Views: 13541

Re: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately

Shut offices today. Schools close Friday. Noted a church close couple hours chat tea coffee 19/3.
by Nick Grey
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Congresses Going Ahead
Replies: 5
Views: 587

Re: Congresses Going Ahead

Ramblers' walks is now walking in isolation.
Keswick seems to be cancelled.
Forget about London.
Try Scotland Walks?
by Nick Grey
Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately
Replies: 340
Views: 13541

Re: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately

London Lock Down Measures Tim so hope you are home. I'm having to self isolate for 12 WEEKS By working from home wif 18/3.
by Nick Grey
Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:35 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Postponement - official
Replies: 9
Views: 714

Re: Postponement - official

I agree Kevin tho I do not think that the travel hotel industries will be the same again let alone the markets.
by Nick Grey
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately
Replies: 340
Views: 13541

Re: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately

It is not just Chess it's life with Boris. Had a 730 PM work e mail suggesting work from home if not unwell to help others. Meeting tomorrow. With life social cancelled shall I cancel MY annual leave work weekends and get paid for it. 12 hours work, 1 hour food gathering, 1 hour helping elderly,10 h...
by Nick Grey
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately
Replies: 340
Views: 13541

Re: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately

Andrew … it is not about you.
by Nick Grey
Sun Mar 15, 2020 10:30 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately
Replies: 340
Views: 13541

Re: Covid-19 - Suspend Chess Immediately

Yorkshire League
Harrogate Chess Club
Are you suspending all OTB Chess Immediately?