Search found 135 matches

by Dewi Jones
Sat Jan 18, 2020 10:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355999

Re: Media comments on chess

Here is me on the radio discussing our new chess space, the history of the pieces, notation and our launch tournament next weekend. 1hiur 48ish in until the end of the programme.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000d8qm
by Dewi Jones
Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: General Election 2019
Replies: 48
Views: 3967

Re: General Election 2019

Ray Pearson has been an active player very recently, he is standing in West Derby for the Brexit party, and is less evil than his choice of electoral vehicle might suggest.
by Dewi Jones
Sun Nov 24, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: National stages 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 1422

Re: National stages 2020

As for Finals day, If England reach the quarter finals, they either play Friday 3 July in St Petersburg, or Saturday 4 July in Rome, kick off 8 pm UK time I think Not quite true; they could be in either of the other quarter-finals if they get through as a best third-placed team. If I were English t...
by Dewi Jones
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: DGT USB board for sale.
Replies: 2
Views: 1134

Re: DGT USB board for sale.

Here is the ebay listing, actually slightly less to be able to have the buy it now reasonable.

If anybody here wants it, Let me know as I can cancel the listing.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/273976063681?redirect=mobile
by Dewi Jones
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: DGT USB board for sale.
Replies: 2
Views: 1134

Re: DGT USB board for sale.

Does anybody want this, £400 with a DGT XL clock and a copy of whatever Fritz it is that I have knocking about (probably 13). You will have to collect from Flintshire or pay my diesel and wait for me to deliver. If not, it's going on eBay for a slightly higher price, I'll post a link to that advert ...
by Dewi Jones
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 783
Views: 90712

Re: Cheating in chess

by Dewi Jones
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: DGT USB board for sale.
Replies: 2
Views: 1134

DGT USB board for sale.

I have a dgt USB board for sale, with the timeless wooden pieces. I don't think I still have the box, though it may be in the attic. The board comes with a Digital Clock and I do have both the box and instructions for that. I also have an extra long USB cable, allowing you to play in a different roo...
by Dewi Jones
Sat Jul 13, 2019 11:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIDE's 400pt rule
Replies: 214
Views: 16661

Re: FIDE's 400pt rule

Matt Bridgeman wrote:
Sat Jul 13, 2019 10:14 pm
xx

I'm glad that everyone has kissed and made up.
by Dewi Jones
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess Podcast
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Re: Chess Podcast

Thanks Adam, I did get the musicians permission for using the music on the Welsh podcasts, didn't check with him about the English language episode, so I will send him a message and confirm.
by Dewi Jones
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess Podcast
Replies: 3
Views: 881

Chess Podcast

In case anybody is interested, my friends and I have been doing a little chess podcast. Here is the link to our webpage. http://welshchess.podbean.com/ I am obviously not very good at editing it on my phone, so the only way it seems to work on a mobile device is to download either the podbean app or...
by Dewi Jones
Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rating the metrics.
Replies: 5
Views: 1031

Re: Rating the metrics.

not very extensively. because I don't really know how to do it. Plus of course it is hard work! What I do with my games is usually look at the opening and where I strayed from book, just try and dig out the next book move or look what weakness has been created by my opponent straying from the book. ...
by Dewi Jones
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rating the metrics.
Replies: 5
Views: 1031

Rating the metrics.

When I ran my own business I revelled in measuring different parts of the companies performance in order to ensure every part of what we were doing contributed to the health of the business. Just like everyone else I am trying to improve my chess. My openings are in my opinion fine for my level, Des...
by Dewi Jones
Mon Jul 31, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: July Grades
Replies: 60
Views: 11325

Re: july grades

Hi Anthony, What seems to have happened is that the internal games at a number of Sussex clubs including Brighton, Horsham, Chichester and Bognor played between January and June are all on the system but they haven't gone through as graded. Other competitions like league games, county games and con...
by Dewi Jones
Thu Jul 27, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Travelliing to Llandudno
Replies: 9
Views: 1829

Re: Travelliing to Llandudno

Can I just turn up tomorrow and enter a weekender?
by Dewi Jones
Thu Jul 27, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: July Grades
Replies: 60
Views: 11325

Re: july grades

There she blows