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by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2122
Views: 227545

Re: Media comments on chess

Good point !
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 7982

Re: London Chess Classic 2017

Justin Horton wrote:
Still, Aronian- Karjakin should have ended rather differently.

Yes, I'm surprised Karjakin didn't play on. But ,of course it's easier when one has the computer assessments to look at.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 7982

Re: London Chess Classic 2017

All games in the first 3 rounds drawn. I suppose this is what happens when the worlds top players are playing each other !?
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: mobility/freedom of action
Replies: 5
Views: 423

Re: mobility/freedom of action

I don't think Black has much more mobility in the position given.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: How to prepare for a game
Replies: 4
Views: 282

Re: How to prepare for a game

Then you have nothing to worry about. Just forget his grade.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic 2017
Replies: 147
Views: 7982

Re: London Chess Classic 2017

Is it usual to have a rest day after the first round as this year ?
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

Re: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2017

Thanks very much for you information. My daughter and son in law may come with us and are looking into it for us.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2017
Replies: 35
Views: 3048

Re: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2018

World Amateur chess Championships Kos 2018. I see the hotel is now fully booked. Can anyone give me information of a hotel very nearby as I am thinking about playing there next year.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:56 am
Forum: Seniors Chess
Topic: World Senior Championships, Nov. 2017 Acqui Terme
Replies: 42
Views: 3313

Re: World Senior Championships, Nov. 2017 Acqui Terme

I think the opponent was quite wrong in claiming the game, as it was completely obvious that Qa5 was the intended move in this well known opening variation. He should have adjusted the Queen to a5 and kept quiet and played on.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Oct 21, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2129
Views: 88501

Re: The English Language

Much the same thing.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 382
Views: 24585

Re: Chess history trivia

Plenty on William Lewis if you google "William Lewis chess"
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2122
Views: 227545

Re: Media comments on chess

Yes.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Why did he did so?
Replies: 212
Views: 9086

Re: Why did he did so?

Yes. Hope Black played it !
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2129
Views: 88501

Re: The English Language

Coincides means occurs at the same time.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Sep 30, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2129
Views: 88501

Re: The English Language

An object is something that may be perceived by the senses. ( " Object" is not an easy word to define. )