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by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Knock out December 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2025

Re: British Knock out December 2018

Mick Norris wrote:
Sun Dec 09, 2018 12:35 pm
Today's games started at 11 am (same format as yesterday)

Game 1
Williams - Adams
Howell - Haria
Jones - Merry
Hawkins - McShane
Adams, Jones & McShane all through 1.5-0.5 by winning the white and drawing the black. Howell-Haria now into the rapid games after two draws.
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic
Replies: 20
Views: 1652

Re: London Chess Classic

Jonathan Rogers wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:01 pm
Nice to see the KO line up at long last!

I see three Cheddleton players, two Barbican players, and two Wood Green players.

Just the one from Guildford!!
Still three from Cheddleton but down to one from Barbican & Wood Green wth the Guildford one yet to play.
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic
Replies: 20
Views: 1652

Re: London Chess Classic

Round 1 pairings now available. http://chess-results.com/tnr397648.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=1&flag=30 On boards 15 and 16 Flear v Flear was narrowly avoided. Instead, Christine faces Keith. It remains to be seen if the tournament scores will allow the pairing Mueller-Rice to occur later in the tournamen...
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:14 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2624
Views: 281593

Re: Media comments on chess

Hi Roger, (Checked Keith's games from 1977 to 2018 cannot find a KRB v KR ending. He had a few with pawns but no pure KRB v KR. mind you this is from chessgames.com, they may not have all his games. ) They certainly don't, Mr Chandler, but what is your point? That I am lying when I say I have had 2...
by LawrenceCooper
Sat Dec 08, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Knock out December 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2025

Re: British Knock out December 2018

Watching on Chess24, I think the DGT board is struggling to keep up with blitz and Armageddon games, but it appears that John Nunn lost on time in a completely won position against Alan Merry in the Armageddon tie break, if the transmission of moves and clock times is correct Yes, just asked the pe...
by LawrenceCooper
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF to scrap its grading system
Replies: 75
Views: 2790

Re: ECF to scrap its grading system

NickFaulks wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:23 pm
Roger de Coverly wrote:
Thu Dec 06, 2018 11:30 pm
From the December ECF newsletter
Why am I always the only person who can't find these things?

You don't actually have to answer that, just tell me where it is.
https://www.englishchess.org.uk/?s=newsletter although the December issue isn't there yet.
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic
Replies: 20
Views: 1652

Re: London Chess Classic

Jonathan Rogers wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 1:01 pm
Nice to see the KO line up at long last!

I see three Cheddleton players, two Barbican players, and two Wood Green players.

Just the one from Guildford!!
That just leaves one from Blackthorne and three potential wildcards in January then :wink:
by LawrenceCooper
Mon Nov 26, 2018 6:10 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 38705

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Game 12 drawn in 31 moves.
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Nov 25, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: English victories against reigning World Champions
Replies: 49
Views: 1809

Re: English victories against World Champions

NickFaulks wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:55 pm
Andrew Bak wrote:
Sat Nov 24, 2018 1:32 pm
I remember Adams bearing Carlsen at the Olympiad where Carlsen played some ...Nh5 rubbish. Was that when Carlsen was WCh?
No.
That was in 2010, when Mickey was feeling unwell!
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 38705

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Mike Gunn wrote:
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:58 pm
Check out a great video by Matthew Sadler where he discloses Alpha Zero's evaluations of positions/ games from the WC match.
Do you have a link to it?
by LawrenceCooper
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 38705

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Via Facebook: Gata Kamsky created a poll. 5 hrs · Ok, so who's in favor of the world chess championship match consisting of good ol' 24 classical games and draw odds for the champion? After all, the Candidate has to beat the champion to take his crown, ala conquest by direct victory ! Aye? ) Let's v...
by LawrenceCooper
Tue Nov 20, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: 2018 Women's World Championship
Replies: 130
Views: 4649

Re: 2018 Women's World Championship

Lagno a pawn up with winning chances after the time control.
by LawrenceCooper
Tue Nov 20, 2018 9:15 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Games from the first weekends
Replies: 2
Views: 426

Re: Games from the first weekends

Apart from the live games, are any of the games yet available for download or play through? Yes via this link http://www.4ncl.co.uk/pgn-replay.htm or by clicking on "PGNS & replays" on the right hand side of the homepage (below "Junior 4NCL" and above "Find us on Facebook" Round 1 from Division 3a,...