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by Andy Howie
Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:49 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

Re: Olympiad

I have just received a tweet that a second player has died today. The person is normally reliable with news. No more information as yet. I am hoping it is just someone misreading the Norwegian news as they were reporting an Asian had died earlier but I have a bad feeling about this Just been told t...
by Andy Howie
Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:08 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

Re: Olympiad

I have just received a tweet that a second player has died today. The person is normally reliable with news. No more information as yet. I am hoping it is just someone misreading the Norwegian news as they were reporting an Asian had died earlier but I have a bad feeling about this
by Andy Howie
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:50 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

Re: Olympiad

His son was playing on board 1
by Andy Howie
Thu Aug 14, 2014 6:37 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

Re: Olympiad

Hearing news that Batumi (Georgia) have secured the next Olympiad. Also hearing sad news that a Seychelles player has had a heart attack and collapsed and has passed away. I really hope this isn't true but I've seen three reports from the venue so fear it is. Update: oh dear it is true, Kurt Meier,...
by Andy Howie
Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SAITEK CLOCK WARNING
Replies: 10
Views: 3087

Re: SAITEK CLOCK WARNING

From Andy Howie the Chess Scotland FIDE delegate Must be an election year... Ok FIDE are referring to the Arbiters commission Why not the Technical Commission? It seems to me that they do clocks, and not much else! You should take the opportunity to go to their meeting in Tromso. I'm disappointed t...
by Andy Howie
Fri Jul 18, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

Re: Olympiad

"In case the OC would unfortunately not (i) reverse its decision of 16 July 2014, (ii) allow legitimate delegates to attend the FIDE Congress, (iii) exclude biased members and (iv) fully comply with the letter and the spirit of FIDE regulations, FIDE will (i) request urgent measures before the CAS a...
by Andy Howie
Fri Jul 18, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

Re: Olympiad

Sands and Long to resign??? Has he completely lost the plot??
by Andy Howie
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:49 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

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: 58649

Re: Olympiad

by Andy Howie
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 58649

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: 58649

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: 2869

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: 58649

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: 58649

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: 58649

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