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- Sun May 12, 2019 6:55 pm
- Forum: 4NCL
- Topic: End of season round-up, part three
- Replies: 5
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3Cs 3Cs secured their survival easily enough by winning all three matches in the final weekend to top the relegation pool, by virtue of adding a second GM. whether it is one GM or two seems to make a big difference to 3Cs: with two regulars they can trouble all but the very best, as they did in 201...
Looks like MM1 came up a bit short vs their strongest potential teams. Plenty of depth in the squad but not that much of it is 2200+. I guess you can always relegate many of the bottom boards from MM1 to MM2 and move the MM2 ones up :) Jorvik flying amusingly high in the end. I you will find that M...
- Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:17 pm
- Forum: Junior Chess
- Topic: 15% markup in ECF transfer fees for World Schools Ch, Turkey
- Replies: 44
- Views: 3600
As much as this thread has been interesting read; the original question on the absurd 1:1 exchange rate being applied hasn't been fully questioned From my knowledge there was a possible risk of a slump in the pound if the event of no deal; but the current markets haven't been pricing this in over th...
It very simple really; just put the round by round results into the FIDE rating calculator; and hey bingo it gives you your answer I thought you yourself said it was uncertain? I was pretty sure it was achieved by 0.4 points; but I was just thinking to get an extra point to be on the safe side beca...
- Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:38 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: You Think English Juniors are Underrated ...
- Replies: 22
- Views: 3435
Looking at the results; lost to the two strong players and got something against everybody else; what makes that a good result the 2100-2200 may have played badly to lose to him; at 16 years old beating 2200s isn’t shocking; like Nick said just had a under valued rating
According to the chessbomb stockfish, this position could be reached in Brown - Spanton [SetUp "1"] [FEN "8/8/2r5/7k/6R1/3K1P1P/8/8 w - - 0 41"] There's an app for Android phones which looks up 7 piece ending tablebases. Its verdict - draw. You would expect to suffer for a long time to prove it tho...
- Thu Nov 22, 2018 7:16 pm
- Forum: International News
- Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
- Replies: 709
- Views: 46520