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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
- Views: 5238
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
- Views: 9117
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...
I read the report to mean that the e-mail competition would be an additional event? That was not my impression from a telephone conversation with Cyril today. I understand that almost all current players don't want the expense and delay of postal play. My impression was wrong. I understand that ent...
I thought the main points from today's well-attended MCCU annual general meeting in relation to MCCU competitions were: 1. Revised rules about tie-breaks in the County Team competitions and the Events Director and Controller have been asked to draft a guide for team captains based on proposals origi...
That was not my impression from a telephone conversation with Cyril today. I understand that almost all current players don't want the expense and delay of postal play.Alex Holowczak wrote:I read the report to mean that the e-mail competition would be an additional event?