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by Ljubica Lazarevic
Sun Apr 04, 2010 10:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rules about drinking alcohol before or during matches
Replies: 173
Views: 13997

Re: Rules about drinking alcohol before or during matches

All this talk has worked up a thirst, glass of red anybody? :D
by Ljubica Lazarevic
Wed Mar 17, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.
Replies: 288
Views: 17255

Re: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.

Team A is leading Team B 8-7 in a county match. In the remaining game the A player's mobile rings. Under the present regulations that player loses and the final score is 8-8. Under the proposed system Team A is docked a point and the game continues. Suppose the B Player wins. Now the final score is...
by Ljubica Lazarevic
Wed Mar 17, 2010 3:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.
Replies: 288
Views: 17255

Re: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.

Ooooh, I like John's idea! Seems very sensible.
by Ljubica Lazarevic
Wed Mar 17, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.
Replies: 288
Views: 17255

Re: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.

I think that this places an unfair burden on the affected party. I completely agree, the pressure should be on the tournament organisers/arbiters/controllers to make all of the players fully aware of the consequences of not turning your mobile off. There should be on pressure on the player. I also ...
by Ljubica Lazarevic
Tue Mar 16, 2010 8:54 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.
Replies: 288
Views: 17255

Re: Mobile Phone problems at local league level.

Perhaps offer the affected party the choice of whether they would like to claim the point by default or play on?
by Ljubica Lazarevic
Mon Mar 15, 2010 10:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Portrayal of chess players in film and on television
Replies: 67
Views: 6394

Re: Portrayal of chess players in film and on television

This reminds me of my (professional) ornithology friends that get up in arms when some species of bird appears in a film and it's not actually from that area.. oh dear... :D