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by Barry Sandercock
Sun Feb 17, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 6629

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: 267
Views: 12624

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

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: 2983
Views: 123094

Re: The English Language

It means the same thing. Seize sounds a bit more drastic.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2983
Views: 123094

Re: The English Language

It means, the position is drawish, so I must put up with it. Objectively means it is a fact, not affected by what you think about it.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2983
Views: 123094

Re: The English Language

Unable to see.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2983
Views: 123094

Re: The English Language

NO difference, because in both sentences the move ...a5 is not concidered conducive for a minority attack.