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by JustinHorton
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 308
Views: 13106

Re: Worrying times

People may find this useful if technical in places, click on boxes for some other charts (also, may take some time to load)
by JustinHorton
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Why would we want to? He's not the one who needs to be answering uncomfortable questions.
by JustinHorton
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Some resignations would be welcome
by JustinHorton
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:38 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Well you've made your lack of sympathy for him (and for Grischuk) plain already, but other people may be more sympathetic to the point of view of players who have been expected to play under these conditions.
by JustinHorton
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:14 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

I wonder what Teimour Radjabov will have to say about this
by JustinHorton
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:08 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Matt Mackenzie wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:13 pm
now it has started I hope it completes successfully.
Nope
by JustinHorton
Wed Mar 25, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Our man's oddsometer again
by JustinHorton
Wed Mar 25, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Mind you we've all got much more used to that set-up since 2000.
by JustinHorton
Wed Mar 25, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

JustinHorton wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:08 am
- a Winawer (Nepo again)
So you put your king on f8, your queen on a5 and then lock the centre with ... c4. I have no idea how this is supposed to work.

EDIT: him neither
by JustinHorton
Wed Mar 25, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 339
Views: 17953

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Early openings report: we have

- a Petroff (Nimzowitsch variation, I think)

- a Catalan

- a Classical English

- a Winawer (Nepo again)
by JustinHorton
Wed Mar 25, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 308
Views: 13106

Re: Worrying times

ChessBase's advice to take vitamin D3 to reduce the chance of getting infected? Good Lord. How in God's name does Fred Freidel consider himself qualified to hand out medical advice? Worse, he writes: If you want to know the scientific background of what I am saying watch this video lecture by highl...
by JustinHorton
Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 308
Views: 13106

Re: Worrying times

How would that happen do you think The same way Southern Rhodesia did it, presumably. Or Biafra. Or Bangladesh, which was successful. South Sudan. I'll stop now. Thank you for informing me of these declarations of independence, none of which were previously familiar to me. I wonder in my ignorance ...
by JustinHorton
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Worrying times
Replies: 308
Views: 13106

Re: Worrying times

Gordon Cadden wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:47 pm

Believe that Nicola has additional Powers in Scotland. She may break away from the Union, to look after her own
How would that happen do you think
by JustinHorton
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3375
Views: 364551

Re: Media comments on chess

Do you ever think you're just too funny for this forum Geoff
by JustinHorton
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3375
Views: 364551

Re: Media comments on chess

The WSJ: Chess Players Still Can't Stop Touching Their Faces