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by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Chess in Iran
Replies: 66
Views: 2523

Re: Chess in Iran

Was that not the case during the World Championship knock out? That's history, I want to know whether it will be the case in the tournament under discussion. I think it would not be compulsory if there is only women in the venue, but then it cannot be broadcast in Iran. Women are not required by Is...
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Chess in Iran
Replies: 66
Views: 2523

Re: Timeline for 2800 ratings

chess federations are subordinate to the administrations and they subordinate to the government, all of which should follow the constitution. Where is it written in the constitution that people who don't cover their hair or play against Israelis shall be banned from playing chess? I can't find that...
by soheil_hooshdaran
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:29 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

what is a strong square exactly? Should it be translated literally?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:26 pm
What's the difference between regrouping and redeploying and rearranging the pieces?
as in:
I should regroup my pieces
or
I should double rooks on the d-file or regroup my knight [..]
or
I can regroup my minor pieces towards my target.
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

what does gear mean in:
I should regroup my pieces, gearing towards the isolated black d-pawn.
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Modern Chess Planning
Replies: 0
Views: 114

Modern Chess Planning

Hello.
How should the book be read?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

What's the difference between regrouping and redeploying and rearranging the pieces?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 21, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

White has acquired a better pawn-structure, in view of the weak isolated black d5-pawn. On the other hand, Black has
gained the bishop-pair, retaining dynamic equality.
Means Bishop-pair neutralizes worse pawn structure?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Dutch defence
Replies: 29
Views: 1978

Re: Dutch defence

I don't agree that it's good only at the club level. I witnessed at least FM who played it in an open tournament, and top GMs have played it. I found two games in Mega database 2011 (I still use the old DB)
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

Barry Sandercock wrote:
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:12 pm
It means he is sure that his preference is to exchange Queens.
Why would an author anounce his personal feelings? :D
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Book Cover
Replies: 0
Views: 216

Book Cover

Hello.
I am to design covers for a 14-volume series about the recommendeed chess education carriculum. Any ideas?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sat Jun 16, 2018 4:11 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2346
Views: 100244

Re: The English Language

What does it mean that
I am sure that I would like to exchange queens?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:28 am
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Where did I go wrong?
Replies: 173
Views: 13020

Re: Where did I go wrong?

Doctor John Nunn have been a guiding light to generations of chess players!
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:55 am
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Why did he did so?
Replies: 251
Views: 15642

Re: Why did he did so?

What's the point behind this tactic?
by soheil_hooshdaran
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:53 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Swiss Manager - Help Needed
Replies: 78
Views: 5840

Re: Swiss Manager - Help Needed

I can get Names of players in a text file. is there a way to copy&ppaste their names in a tournament or do I have to input them manually?