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by Andy Howie
Thu Aug 07, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: SAITEK CLOCK WARNING
Replies: 10
Views: 3032

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 55027

Re: Olympiad

by Andy Howie
Thu Jul 17, 2014 11:43 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Olympiad
Replies: 774
Views: 55027

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: 55027

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: 2835

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 55027

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: 4146

Re: Pawn promotion question

One reason when you are on a live board, is an upturned rook will be picked up as a rook!