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by Andrew Camp
Wed Jun 25, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 1st Colwyn Bay Chess Congress - July 4th to 6th 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Re: 1st Colwyn Bay Chess Congress - July 4th to 6th 2014

Another reminder before the late-fee comes into play.
by Andrew Camp
Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:35 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 1st Colwyn Bay Chess Congress - July 4th to 6th 2014
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

Re: 1st Colwyn Bay Chess Congress - July 4th to 6th 2014

Entries starting to come in now. Three grandmasters confirmed.

Be part of this great, new event.
by Andrew Camp
Wed May 21, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Replies: 26
Views: 3471

Re: NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Sweet Jesus!
by Andrew Camp
Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:20 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ABERYSTWYTH - ARE YOU GOING?
Replies: 209
Views: 23766

Re: ABERYSTWYTH - ARE YOU GOING?

I love going to the commentary room and listening to Andrew and Ravi. Both engage the audience well and it's always a joy when we get the move 'Bish Gee-Fye'. :) Last year's commentary was really enhanced by Bogdan Lalic who regularly occupied a seat on the front row and chipped in with some great s...
by Andrew Camp
Fri Apr 25, 2014 8:33 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Carlsen - Nakamura
Replies: 8
Views: 1726

Re: Carlsen - Nakamura

One must have a credo in chess and in life as a whole. To argue that anything goes, as long as one improves the score and makes more money, etc., is characteristic of the depraved modern era, when people have lost their belief in all higher ideals and traditions and only believe in self-promotion. ...
by Andrew Camp
Sun Apr 13, 2014 11:36 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting Fritz
Replies: 10
Views: 2713

Re: Getting Fritz

Phew!!!
by Andrew Camp
Thu Apr 10, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Barriers to participation
Replies: 27
Views: 4395

Re: Barriers to participation

Sean Hewitt wrote:
Phil Neatherway wrote:but why can't you be registered?
What about people who don't have a date of birth? :lol:
I'm quietly confident that they'll still let Keith play.
by Andrew Camp
Fri Apr 04, 2014 8:37 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2834
Views: 303176

Re: Media comments on chess

Bill Hartson was on 5-Live this morning with the appalling Campbell and Burden discussing his 'system' for picking a Grand National winner.

I'm not lying!
by Andrew Camp
Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Playchess.com - Regular or Premium membership?
Replies: 2
Views: 833

Re: Playchess.com - Regular or Premium membership?

I used to but don't any longer. I paid it to get commentary on live events but now you can get that readily elsewhere, usually on the tournament's webpage.
by Andrew Camp
Mon Mar 31, 2014 12:09 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Incredible Chucky
Replies: 5
Views: 1471

Re: Incredible Chucky

Roger de Coverly wrote:
John Foley wrote:Ivanchuk is an incredible 9/9 in one of the strongest open tournaments in the world, the Latvian Railway Open.
It is "only" rapid-play though.

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by Andrew Camp
Wed Mar 26, 2014 1:29 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Final weekend (2013-14 season)
Replies: 91
Views: 12299

Re: Final weekend (2013-14 season)

It's serious stuff, this board game!
by Andrew Camp
Wed Mar 19, 2014 3:35 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Reply to Roger!
Replies: 45
Views: 4458

Re: Reply to Roger!

Another day on the forum.


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by Andrew Camp
Tue Mar 18, 2014 12:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: European Individual Seniors (50+) Championship
Replies: 307
Views: 15440

Re: European Individual Seniors (50+) Championship

Happy as a newt!
by Andrew Camp
Mon Mar 17, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg: A Parable for our Time
Replies: 156
Views: 9149

Re: The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg: A Parable for our Ti

While I am on here, these days I tend to keep off forums- its safer; At Blackpool in the last round I had to play a chap who was loaded with flu or a heavy cold, coughing an sneezing all over the place. Worst he kept putting his fingers in his mouth then touching the pieces. I spent an absolute min...