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by James Plaskett
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Chess Federation investigates cheating players
Replies: 339
Views: 38479

Re: French Chess Federation investigates cheating players

Mr McKenzie ends his post with a quote from Prof. Joad. He too was a cheat http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C._E._M._Joad See Jack Rudd has removed my reference to Eley fleeing the country 20 years ago, managing to sell his vehicles and property in 48 hours and zipping off with no obvious means of suppo...
by James Plaskett
Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Chess Federation investigates cheating players
Replies: 339
Views: 38479

Re: French Chess Federation investigates cheating players

I am talking about (a), Mr Bryant.
The mother of one of them had a letter published in CHESS saying they were up to it... and they just carried on.
by James Plaskett
Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: French Chess Federation investigates cheating players
Replies: 339
Views: 38479

Re: French Chess Federation investigates cheating players

Interested to hear a comparison with the Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? coughing scandal. My support for the three people convicted of that has already led to two radio interviews, one Podcast and sympathetic articles in The Daily Mail of October 9th 2004 and The Guardian of June 2006. My essay at m...
by James Plaskett
Sat Mar 07, 2009 4:03 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Hippopotamus Opening
Replies: 25
Views: 6529

Re: Hippopotamus Opening

No hippos in India... but wife tells me that they have recently discovered ancient hippo bones in a cave just a few miles from here in Cartagena.
So, maybe..... :shock: :?
by James Plaskett
Thu Mar 05, 2009 9:53 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Hippopotamus Opening
Replies: 25
Views: 6529

Re: Hippopotamus Opening

No, Jonathan: I was actually told to appear on this thread.
So I did. :wink:
by James Plaskett
Thu Mar 05, 2009 10:35 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Hippopotamus Opening
Replies: 25
Views: 6529

Re: Hippopotamus Opening

Having been invoked, I manifest. 8)