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by Paul Buswell
Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:35 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"
Replies: 123
Views: 10070

Re: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"

That's why I gave up being a BCF arbiter years and years ago: my playing strength, never over 125 at the best of times, wasn't up to making 10.2 decisions, so I stopped. I still act as arbiter in various internal club events, graded, but never with 10.2 in operation. PB Whilst some arbiters are or w...
by Paul Buswell
Mon Jul 14, 2008 5:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"
Replies: 123
Views: 10070

Re: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"

Sean: ECF/CAA confirm your interpretation. I shall ask them to seek a change in the wording to make that crystal clear, as I don't think it is. regards Paul Buswell I accept that the prefatory wording of 10 has the potential for ambiguity but I feel that the inference to be drawn is that 10 does not...
by Paul Buswell
Sun Jul 13, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"
Replies: 123
Views: 10070

Re: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"

I accept that the prefatory wording of 10 has the potential for ambiguity but I feel that the inference to be drawn is that 10 does not apply to rapidplay. I shall e-mail the ECF to seek clarification... It's worth noting that 10.2 is not applied in France. Members of the Hastings & St. Leonards clu...
by Paul Buswell
Sat Jul 12, 2008 9:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"
Replies: 123
Views: 10070

Re: FIDE Rule 10.2 and "by normal means"

Surely 10.2 doesn't apply in the case given by the original poster?

10.2 specifically relates to quickplay finishes; the poster describes this as a rapidplay game.

Paul Buswell