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FIDE Laws of Chess: Exceptions This thread seems to have veered, but to continue this tack, there may be a problem with digital hearing aids, which are certainly electronic devices and may have software programmes. They also make unintended noises, which may be audible to opponents. The MCCU guidan...
- Tue Jul 23, 2013 8:32 am
- Forum: Congress Results
- Topic: Worcetershire Open 20 & 21 July 2013
- Replies: 1
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A report, full results and some pictures are now on the congress website at: http://www.raycollett.net/congress/2013.htm The full tournament cross-table (.xls Microsoft Excel) is linked from the results page. I took pictures of most prize-winners. Contact me if by private message if you would like a...
Results of the three u140 matches held 1 Dec are now posted on the MCCU site. It is reported that Leics beat Warks in the u100, but there is a dispute about a player's eligibility and full results of this match will be published when they are available.
- Sun Nov 04, 2012 10:04 am
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Adrenaline, Nervous Systems and Psychological Pressure
- Replies: 32
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I guess that everyone feels at least some level of stress when playing a tough game. There is a fair amount of research on the effects of playing chess on heart rate (HR) or other measures of "stress". Chess playing is a useful model for the studying the effects of decision making in uncertain situ...
Dave Thomas has kindly allowed me to post the text he wrote on the MCCU website at: http://www.mccu.org.uk/players/dave_rowe.htm Acting Secretary BD Hopkins of Birmingham Club notes that Dave Rowe's work as club secretary until the end of last season ensured that Birmingham have an unbroken traditio...
- Sun Oct 21, 2012 5:37 pm
- Forum: ECF Matters
- Topic: Agm Papers C16.16 Charitable Status
- Replies: 59
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Dunno. Not had any news back since the AGM. I think, more factually, we mandated them to contact organisers with a view to them running it. Someone suggested counties should come before individual organisers, so they should be contacted first. Is this something that could be aired on the MCCU speci...
Keith is currently visiting Midlands clubs and has copies for sale. At Worcester the other day I think he sold 8 copies. I believe he is in Redditch next week.Jonathan Bryant wrote:I noticed Tony Peterson has it for sale too.
The MCCU web pages with the recently amended rules have now been linked with other pages on the MCCU website. You may need to click 'refresh' to see the new pages rather than any old ones stored in your computer. I have added the information I have received about team entries for 2012-13 season. Upd...
- Tue Aug 14, 2012 4:52 pm
- Forum: Chess History
- Topic: Alan Francis Stammwitz b1906-
- Replies: 32
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He appears in "Chess Treasury of the Air" as a victim in a simul against someone famous (Szabo/Gligoric?). This is early sixties. It was Szabo who gave the simul. In my Penguin softback published 1966, a fragment (moves 26-33) of the game edited by Barden appears on page 111-2. It was a notable gam...