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by Andy Howie
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Breaking transfer rules in the process...
by Andy Howie
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:28 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

by Andy Howie
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

His sentiments would have more value if he hadn't advocated the profoundly chess prevention rule of zero tolerance and continues to support it to this day. So the Russian women's team, complete with Lagno are allowed to enter and are paired with China in a critical match. They turn up one minute la...
by Andy Howie
Thu Jul 17, 2014 9:52 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Latest on who's not going Excluded teams from @Tromso2014: Cambodia, Central African Republic, Gabon, Côte d'Ivoire, Oman, Pakistan, Senegal (men) In addition to the women teams of Afghanistan and Russia.
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 2833

Re: Dortmund 2014

I went to school there. Brilliant city
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:58 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Only problem is CAS take a while to get together. Olympiad is in a couple of weeks. What then FIDE postpone the Olympiad?
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:55 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

I think it is a cert
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 9:45 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Have the Norwegians blundered here? 3.7.2 states that you can give team details up to 20 hours before round 1 at the cost of 100 euros per player
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Gelfer: "FIDE is now considering very strong legal matters. I would even considering cancelling the Olympiad, if necessary"
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 8:06 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Gets worse, 10 teams are not going. No details of who yet other than Russia!
by Andy Howie
Wed Jul 16, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 54951

Re: Olympiad

Looks like the reigning womens champions will not be taking part. https://chess24.com/en/olympiad2014/new ... s-olympiad
by Andy Howie
Fri Jun 13, 2014 3:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pawn promotion question
Replies: 37
Views: 4138

Re: Pawn promotion question

One reason when you are on a live board, is an upturned rook will be picked up as a rook!
by Andy Howie
Thu Apr 17, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Council Meeting 12 April 2014
Replies: 267
Views: 16085

Re: ECF Council Meeting 12 April 2014

Morning everyone. Thanks Alex for posting that for me. Was getting Internet upgraded and it took longer to be activated. Life without the www! Sorry for the confusion yesterday. It was only when Lara texted me that I realised I had written QC. I have no idea where that came from as he is arbiters. P...
by Andy Howie
Wed Apr 16, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Council Meeting 12 April 2014
Replies: 267
Views: 16085

Re: ECF Council Meeting 12 April 2014

So if I understand this right: (a) Sean tells us that the ECF apparently has a communication from FIDE confirming that licensed arbiters are not required to be present at non-norm FIDE rated events. Nick has also confirmed that licensed arbiters are not required to be present. (b) Andy, in the best...
by Andy Howie
Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:43 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Council Meeting 12 April 2014
Replies: 267
Views: 16085

Re: ECF Council Meeting 12 April 2014

Would have preferred Sean and Nicks version to be confirmed to be honest as we want to FIDE rate one of our team knockout tournaments up here. C'est la vie...