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by JustinHorton
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

Kevin Thurlow wrote:
Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:43 am
"Has anyone else heard this story?"

No, but it's the sort of thing that could be true.
Also the sort of thing that could be made up.
by JustinHorton
Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

Something a little less formally structured, I guess.
by JustinHorton
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

NickFaulks wrote:
Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:32 pm
Pushing around pieces of wood of different shapes and colours is one of the things they do best.
No doubt, but I'm not seeing the virtue of bringing that to them in the shape of chess.
by JustinHorton
Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

It doesn't seem odd to anybody else that children aged three or less are apparently being introduced to chess?
by JustinHorton
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

Looked at Facebook this morning, and I'd been sent an advert for the Jesuit nursery school - that's for 0-3 year olds - in Pamplona.

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by JustinHorton
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

Piece (Spanish language) in El Confidencial about Arturo Pomar, including an interview with Paco Cerdà, author of a new book, El Peón, about Pomar, apparently centring on the Stockholm Interzonal.
by JustinHorton
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

Coronavirus cruise ship in quarantine: passengers reduced to playing chess.
by JustinHorton
Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Championships
Replies: 320
Views: 20567

Re: World Youth Championships

Pete Heaven wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 8:12 am
We're still waiting for reports on Declan's post-mortem skills.
And indeed on whether hats were worn.
by JustinHorton
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Cairns Cup
Replies: 2
Views: 293

Cairns Cup

Has kicked off in St Louis and people are getting very excited about 13 Bb6 in Gunina-Kosteniuk.
by JustinHorton
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 36
Views: 2699

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

I don't think I was paying sufficient attention at the time (I didn't really play OTB chess for a few years around then and may have missed things that I'd have kept up with otherwise, but this seems to have been to establish a reserve for a Candidates Tournament the winners of which went into a ser...
by JustinHorton
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Dvoretsky books
Replies: 11
Views: 687

Re: Dvoretsky books

Joey Stewart wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 1:54 pm

Just a shame he has such a crazy unpronounceable surname
Ste-whart?
Stoy-yart?
Saint-yoo-art?

<gives up>
by JustinHorton
Thu Feb 06, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3246
Views: 355372

Re: Media comments on chess

by JustinHorton
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Leonard Barden's last Evening Standard column
Replies: 32
Views: 2617

Re: Leonard Barden's last Evening Standard column

That is not the worst point ever made.
by JustinHorton
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Leonard Barden's last Evening Standard column
Replies: 32
Views: 2617

Re: Leonard Barden's last Evening Standard column

Has there been any mainstream news coverage? You would like to think so.