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by Barry Sandercock
Sun Mar 03, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

Infringement is the breaking of a law or condition etc.
Irregularity is acting in an irregular manner.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Readiness for a tournament
Replies: 7
Views: 709

Re: Readiness for a tournament

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
How can it be decided if we are ready for a tournament ?
If you feel you want to play in it, Play !
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

Weakness is the state of being weak. A Weakling is a person or animal in a weak state.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

It probably means White's King is unprotected. The king being loose is not a normal chess term.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Jan 25, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

No real difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

No difference in the chess sense.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jan 06, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings
Replies: 89
Views: 8880

Re: Hastings

Will there be a play-off if more than one winner ?
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF to scrap its grading system
Replies: 279
Views: 19344

Re: ECF to scrap its grading system

When are the new January grades due out ?
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

It doesn't.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 30, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

I don't think there is much difference, so you can call yourself whatever you like.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

Multiple means many.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 24, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

Actually means " as in the truth or facts or a situation "
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 23, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

Badly off means in a poor state, at a disadvantage.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 22, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

No. No difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3054
Views: 137509

Re: The English Language

It means the same thing. Seize sounds a bit more drastic.