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by Ronnie Burton
Tue Jan 19, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: INTERESTING WAY TO PLAY CHESS
Replies: 4
Views: 911

Re: INTERESTING WAY TO PLAY CHESS

Thanks Clive

Over the years have played league matches in the middle of winter with no heating available and played with gloves on and thick coat.
by Ronnie Burton
Tue Jan 19, 2016 9:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: INTERESTING WAY TO PLAY CHESS
Replies: 4
Views: 911

INTERESTING WAY TO PLAY CHESS

Please click on link below.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-35337185


Will he play the Ice attack?
by Ronnie Burton
Tue Dec 01, 2015 10:08 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 15748

Re: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017

As you can see below Dorset County Association have to pay towards hire of of venue for British Championship. Is this normal for the host ? ----------------------------------------------------- As I had expected the Dorset County Chess Association are looking for contributions towards the venue cost...
by Ronnie Burton
Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:07 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 15748

Re: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017

Thanks Roger for information

Looks excellent value. Need to book early !!!
by Ronnie Burton
Fri Jun 26, 2015 10:32 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 15748

Re: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017

The Dorset Committee will do an 1st Class job on dealing with venue requirements with Bournemouth Council but my main concern will be what deals can be archived with hotels on cost of accommodation for the whole period of the tournament. Unlike Torquay where costs can be £30 - £50 per night its more...
by Ronnie Burton
Sun May 10, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017
Replies: 86
Views: 15748

BRITISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2016 & 2017

Have venues been decided for British Championship 2016 & 2017?

With retirement in 2015, I hope to play more in retirement !
by Ronnie Burton
Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:53 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: RIP Mr.Spock...
Replies: 2
Views: 924

Re: RIP Mr.Spock...

Very sad news - true great in star trek
by Ronnie Burton
Thu Feb 12, 2015 8:42 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: FRANK KINGDON
Replies: 0
Views: 1377

FRANK KINGDON

Frank Kingdon Published in the Dorset Echo on 12 February 15 Frank Kingdon passed away on 1st February. Beloved husband of Lilian for 64 years and father of Jonathan. Sincere thanks to staff at Dorset County Hospital. Service at St Aldhelm's, Spa Road, Weymouth at 2pm on 27 February. Private cremati...
by Ronnie Burton
Thu Jan 01, 2015 8:10 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings International Chess 29 Dec 2014 - 6 January 2015
Replies: 193
Views: 15405

Re: Hastings International Chess 29 Dec 2014 - 6 January 201

Excellent end game play by Robert Bellin. Worth looking at.
by Ronnie Burton
Wed Dec 31, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings International Chess 29 Dec 2014 - 6 January 2015
Replies: 193
Views: 15405

Re: Hastings International Chess 29 Dec 2014 - 6 January 201

Mark Hebden will be upset losing with better position and more time on the clock.

Excellent ideas from Chris Ward today on game. How did Hebden lose ??
by Ronnie Burton
Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:44 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Eric E Croker
Replies: 5
Views: 1840

Re: Eric E Croker

A true Gentleman and excellent tournament controller for many years at Guernsey.
by Ronnie Burton
Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:16 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Intertrust 39th Guernsey International Chess Festival
Replies: 23
Views: 4004

Re: Intertrust 39th Guernsey International Chess Festival

Excellent summary each round by Kevin and well organised by Guernsey Chess Federation once again.

The Peninsula Hotel gives top class playing conditions and accommodation for 7 day tournament.

Highly recommended for 40th next October 2014.
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