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by Ben Hague
Wed Feb 20, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Good Players Play Less Chess
Replies: 7
Views: 1414

Re: Good Players Play Less Chess

For me the main reasons why I don't play as much as I used to (down to about 60 a year from 100) are fewer opportunities, there's a lot more solely grading limited tournaments out there than there used to be, and over-familiarity with opponents. Board 1s tend to be more fixed than the other boards, ...
by Ben Hague
Thu Feb 07, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Online Chess Club
Topic: Still Down
Replies: 10
Views: 5604

Re: Still Down

Looks like it has stopped working on Linux. I just get Error #2046 and an immobile progress bar. I haven't changed anything, so it must be their end.
by Ben Hague
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Paragon
Replies: 4
Views: 1730

Re: Paragon

I think it's been clear for the last 2 or 3 years that the organisers want to make the 4NCL southern based, presumably for their own benefit as I'm not aware of any demands from the players, and certainly not the captains. This may be a case where they had to change plans at short notice, but it is ...
by Ben Hague
Fri Dec 07, 2007 7:54 pm
Forum: Online Chess Club
Topic: New online Chess Club
Replies: 34
Views: 31394

I think it does have some nice features, the reporting and statistics tools are good and I liked the look of the site. Sadly at the moment they are greatly outweighed by the negatives. As Carl said it doesn't work on Linux and it was flakey on OS X (although I'm quite some way behind the state of th...