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by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arbitration question
Replies: 268
Views: 24555

Re: Arbitration question

SOHEIL .So a chess arbiter cannot use these tells? If, as an arbiter, you accuse somebody of cheating, then you are treading on very dangerous ground, if your evidence is solely body language. It may be sufficient however to use a wand to establish whether somebody has an electronic device on them....
by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arbitration question
Replies: 268
Views: 24555

Re: Arbitration question

So a chess arbiter cannot use these tells?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Aug 09, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arbitration question
Replies: 268
Views: 24555

Re: Arbitration question

A question about OTB arbitration:
There is some body language signals for lying, like fast eye blinking. Can you use these indicators to determine who is honest and who is lying, is cases like touch-move claims?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Aug 07, 2020 2:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arbitration question
Replies: 268
Views: 24555

Re: Arbitration question

About arbitration of online tournaments, why not checking the list of tasks run by a suspect on his/her computer?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3195
Views: 155058

Re: The English Language

Thanks
by soheil_hooshdaran
Wed Aug 05, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3195
Views: 155058

Re: The English Language

Is the sentence "White sets to exchange the queens." correct? What is the difference with "White tries to exchange the queens."?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arbitration question
Replies: 268
Views: 24555

Re: Arbitration question

No new answer?
What defines distraction to the opponent at all? How do you determine if it was on purpose?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jul 30, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Arbitration question
Replies: 268
Views: 24555

Re: Arbitration question

Hello.
If you touched a piece which has no legal moves, does it have a penalty or warning?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Jul 12, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: neurosis!
Replies: 3
Views: 286

neurosis!

Hello
What to do when some chess players become neurotic?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Wed Jul 08, 2020 2:14 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?
Replies: 89
Views: 5301

Re: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?

They see themselves as like a bridge over troubled waters so when you are weary and feeling small they will ease your mind. And let's be honest how else could they be seen? What a cracking bunch of individuals they -the government- are. As long as you don't mind being spoken to like a child all the...
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Jul 05, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3195
Views: 155058

Re: The English Language

What does this sentence mean?
If this variation looks too good to be true, it is!
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Jul 04, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?
Replies: 89
Views: 5301

Re: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?

Yes, I had got it, but how do you think British government is trying to fish in troubled waters?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Jul 03, 2020 7:59 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?
Replies: 89
Views: 5301

Re: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?

MJMcCready wrote:
Fri Jul 03, 2020 3:26 am
What, to you, looks like main reason the government is using the virus for? The old divide and conquer addage?
Huh?
How can a virus be used by a government?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?
Replies: 89
Views: 5301

Re: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?

Many thanks
by soheil_hooshdaran
Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3195
Views: 155058

Re: The English Language

Nick Ivell wrote:
Mon Jun 29, 2020 5:48 pm
A move is a neutral term to describe what White and Black do alternately.

A thrust is an aggressive move.

A shot is a surprising and strong move; a term popularised by Bobby Fischer, I believe.
Thanks / thank you