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by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Aug 12, 2018 12:26 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2993
Views: 124090

Re: The English Language

Ian Thompson wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:48 am
soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:22 am
What does it mean that White wins the house after [...]?
Thanks in advance
The same as it did last time you asked.
Would you please help me find the post?
by Ian Thompson
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2993
Views: 124090

Re: The English Language

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:22 am
What does it mean that White wins the house after [...]?
Thanks in advance
The same as it did last time you asked.
by soheil_hooshdaran
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2993
Views: 124090

Re: The English Language

What does it mean that White wins the house after [...]?
Thanks in advance
by Roger de Coverly
Tue Mar 13, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2993
Views: 124090

Re: The English Language

soheil_hooshdaran wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:18 pm
What does it mean if a line "wins the house"?
It's an idiom meaning total victory or equivalent. Derived from gambling probably.
by soheil_hooshdaran
Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 2993
Views: 124090

Re: The English Language

What does it mean if a line "wins the house"?
by Neill Cooper
Fri Feb 07, 2014 8:50 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Chess can be popular in secondary school
Replies: 6
Views: 1572

Re: Chess can be popular in secondary school

... For us school finishes at 3.30pm and started the first round just after 4pm. We finished the ... were adjudicated a la Basman (3 points up wins). Scores and pairings were displayed live by ... players knew the leading teams and the winning house as soon as it happened. With lots of willing ...
by Geoff Chandler
Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chandler, Chandler and Nunn - The Cock Up
Replies: 4
Views: 1309

Chandler, Chandler and Nunn - The Cock Up

In another thread I mentioned I had sent into BCM improved analysis ... reader is then informed Gorbachov was placed under house arrest a few days later and removed from office. ... Kg7 24. Bh6+ {The box likes Qh6+ but my line stills wins.} 24... Kg8 25. Rxe6 fxe6 {A tougher defence is 25...Bd8 ...
by Geoff Chandler
Wed May 22, 2013 8:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: League Champions!
Replies: 93
Views: 9524

Re: League Champions!

... and pic in print may just be that wee nudge in the right direction between him and a chess career ... Hi Chris. I see and get a lot of these in house reports. I see the games, some of them are ... appears. 21. Rh3 TN (diagram) (If White wins this game then 21.Rh3 is given an ! ) Fritz ...
by Nick Thomas
Thu May 09, 2013 6:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Disputes
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Best Disputes

Hi Nick. "Surely this non dispute isn't the best Best Dispute to dispute?" This non dispute ... displaying the 'causing a row in an empty house' syndrome. I think we should argue about this ... an 1800 player. The norm wll come, you have wins under your belt v McNab and Cherniaev from that ...
by Geoff Chandler
Thu May 09, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Disputes
Replies: 79
Views: 6442

Re: Best Disputes

Hi Nick. "Surely this non dispute isn't the best Best Dispute to dispute?" This non dispute ... displaying the 'causing a row in an empty house' syndrome. I think we should argue about this ... an 1800 player. The norm wll come, you have wins under your belt v McNab and Cherniaev from that ...
by Giulio Simeone
Wed Feb 27, 2013 2:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Half-point bye: is it still possible?
Replies: 23
Views: 2780

Re: Half-point bye: is it still possible?

The story had a funny ending. Since the arbiter didn't give ... the tournament's place, which is about 50 Km from my house, but in order to reach it I have to go across the ... 57.c6 Bxc6 58.Nxc6 Rxc6 59.Nd4+ {and white incredibily wins!!} ) 56...Kxd7 57.Nb5 Ra5 {Now some white pawns fall, ...
by Stewart Reuben
Wed Aug 15, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Special events for the 100th in Torquay
Replies: 61
Views: 8821

Re: Special events for the 100th in Torquay

... before or after a Board meeting? Also at the moment when we have two IMs on the Board. Against ... juniors is another possibility. 89. Tea at the House of Commons for the champions. 90. Somebody ... in mystery and the first person to solve wins the prize.
by Geoff Chandler
Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:10 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The fine form continues!
Replies: 61
Views: 6420

Re: The fine form continues!

... into it but I like it. (I'll use it.) (but for the record I loathe tennis...and golf...and rugby(union)...and ... Carlsen quote about not having a set in his house always comes up. Magnus is a natural gifted ... know over 2000 players tend to gloss up their wins with positional phrases but an ...
by AustinElliott
Fri Jun 03, 2011 2:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Can I 1800 become a GM or is it to late?
Replies: 103
Views: 6452

Re: Can I 1800 become a GM or is it to late?

... wondering about this before I saw your post. The 10,000 hours thing that Richard mentions above ... chess lunchbreaks, and mum and dad ran the house, paid the bills, fed me, clothed me, paid ... in subjects like maths where understanding wins out over rote learning. Anyway, the point of ...