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by LawrenceCooper
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4146
Views: 448516

Re: Media comments on chess

"This is a proper game of chess" Dion Dublin on the lack of excitement in Liverpool-ManU just before half time.
by LawrenceCooper
Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4146
Views: 448516

Re: Media comments on chess

Leicester-Southampton: "It's a chess game at the moment, there's a lot of thinking going on out there" BT Sport commentator
by LawrenceCooper
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: Making Grandmasters Coaching Offer
Replies: 0
Views: 377

Making Grandmasters Coaching Offer

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by LawrenceCooper
Tue Jan 05, 2021 3:18 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: English speaking IMs and GMs wanted
Replies: 0
Views: 268

English speaking IMs and GMs wanted

FM Gertsog Hi Lawrence! I'm looking for English-speaking IMs & GMs interested in creating Educational Chess Video Courses. We can suggest several topics for the courses, but if you have a deep knowledge in a topic that you want to share with the world and it can be useful for club players – we can a...
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Jan 03, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
Replies: 185
Views: 13040

Re: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Roger de Coverly wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:54 pm
LawrenceCooper wrote:
Sun Jan 03, 2021 7:33 pm
Ameet Ghasi v Mickey Adams play-off for the title:
Who gets the two qualification places for the "Hastings" all play all?
I'm assuming Wadsworth & Turner.
by LawrenceCooper
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Premier League Fantasy Football 2020-21
Replies: 47
Views: 3305

Re: Premier League Fantasy Football 2020-21

Neil Graham wrote:
Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:44 pm

Cancellation of two matches (Everton v Manchester City; Fulham v Spurs) both at the last minute caused plenty of problems for fantasy league managers.
Fortunately for me my bench scored 21 so it worked out well that Lloris, Stones, Son and DCL were left without a game.
by LawrenceCooper
Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: David Everington 1946-2020
Replies: 3
Views: 892

David Everington 1946-2020

I received the very sad news today that David Everington of Shrewsbury chess club has passed away. I will try to post the link to his obituary when it appears on the Shropshire chess website.
by LawrenceCooper
Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:58 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
Replies: 185
Views: 13040

Re: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Andy, The tournaments are taking place on chess.com If you go to chess-results and click on the appropriate section you can see the playing schedule - looks like you are playing on the 3rd Isn't that the date for the final? The tournament schedule https://www.englishchess.org.uk/caplin-british-onli...
by LawrenceCooper
Sat Dec 26, 2020 10:36 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Rita Zimmersman/Hennigan
Replies: 6
Views: 3606

Re: Rita Zimmersman/Hennigan

Richard Bates wrote:
Sat Dec 26, 2020 8:35 am
LawrenceCooper wrote:
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:29 pm
I am Facebook Friends with her and so can pass on a message if required.
And that is why people shouldn't dig up old threads...
Better late than never :oops:
by LawrenceCooper
Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Rita Zimmersman/Hennigan
Replies: 6
Views: 3606

Re: Rita Zimmersman/Hennigan

I am Facebook Friends with her and so can pass on a message if required.
by LawrenceCooper
Tue Dec 22, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: European Online Women’s Club Cup 19th-22nd December 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

Re: European Online Women’s Club Cup 19th-22nd December 2020

Ranking crosstable Rk. Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 TB1 TB2 TB3 1 Cercle d'Echecs de Monte-Carlo * 2½ 2½ 2 2½ 2½ 3 2 2½ 1 14 20,5 176,5 2 UGRA 1½ * 1½ 2½ 2½ 1½ 3½ 2 3½ 2½ 11 21,0 175,0 3 GAMBIT Volgograd 1½ 2½ * 2 3 2 2 1½ 2½ 3 11 20,0 171,0 4 Poland Hussars 2 1½ 2 * 1 3 3½ 2 2½ 2 10 19,5 168,5 5 Kyiv ...
by LawrenceCooper
Mon Dec 21, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: European Online Women’s Club Cup 19th-22nd December 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

Re: European Online Women’s Club Cup 19th-22nd December 2020

The top two from each group advance to the final being held tomorrow and Tuesday. Were the groups of notionally equal strength, like the Olympiads of 1974 and earlier? They were certainly seeded to be. The use of FIDE standard play ratings for a 15/5 event will lead to some fluctuations but was pro...
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 20, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
Replies: 185
Views: 13040

Re: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021

Not in this tournament, but for some people who might be asked in other tournaments in the New Year to set up a second camera facing at the players back (or wide angle, or whatever they ask for?!) - Are there any tips on budget options, and is it difficult setting a second camera up? This dilemma c...
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 20, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: European Online Women’s Club Cup 19th-22nd December 2020
Replies: 10
Views: 1108

Re: European Online Women’s Club Cup 19th-22nd December 2020

Final group rankings: http://chess-results.com/tnr543770.aspx?lan=1&art=0 http://chess-results.com/tnr543765.aspx?lan=1&art=0 http://chess-results.com/tnr543768.aspx?lan=1&art=0 http://chess-results.com/tnr543767.aspx?lan=1&art=0 http://chess-results.com/tnr543767.aspx?lan=1&art=0 The top two from e...