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by John Hickman
Wed Oct 05, 2016 3:37 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: "SavetheUKCC" petition
Replies: 584
Views: 49647

Re: "SavetheUKCC" petition

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by John Hickman
Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:50 pm
Forum: MCCU
Topic: County teams 2016-17
Replies: 24
Views: 3626

Re: County teams 2016-17

MartinCarpenter wrote:You do have to be subtly careful about that sort of thing
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by John Hickman
Fri Sep 02, 2016 4:42 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2016 Olympiad - Baku
Replies: 901
Views: 40483

Re: 2016 Olympiad - Baku

MJMcCready wrote:What will be next I wonder?

This player had to hand in their glasses

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by John Hickman
Tue Aug 30, 2016 3:02 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF elections 2016
Replies: 224
Views: 19052

Re: ECF elections 2016, Voting Power

Jonathan Bryant wrote:My ongoing leo-rating plummet notwithstanding
You need to do more roaring to get it back up :wink:
by John Hickman
Fri Aug 19, 2016 3:55 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 482
Views: 40528

Re: Chess history trivia

MJMcCready wrote:Walter Parratt
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by John Hickman
Fri Jul 22, 2016 3:49 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Captain Bird
Replies: 4
Views: 1009

Re: Captain Bird

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by John Hickman
Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:54 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Draft ECF Strategy Document
Replies: 15
Views: 2190

Re: Draft ECF Strategy Document

Could someone point me to the Draft ECF Tactics Document?
by John Hickman
Thu Jul 14, 2016 1:01 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: EU referendum aftermath
Replies: 617
Views: 33391

Re: EU referendum aftermath

The best political survivor is Larry, the No. 10 Cat
by John Hickman
Sat May 28, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Lucky Pens
Replies: 41
Views: 2796

Re: Lucky Pens

The players will be not allowed to bring mobiles, watches and pens. The organizers will provide pens for every player I brought my ... http://www.animalsandenglish.com/uploads/6/6/0/6/6606397/9608497_orig.jpg The organisers provided me with a ... http://cdn3.volusion.com/cqop7.se3q3/v/vspfiles/phot...
by John Hickman
Thu May 05, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Championship 2017
Replies: 122
Views: 8002

Re: British Championship 2017

IM Jack Rudd wrote:One of the venues proposed for future Britishes is Hull. I just looked up what time I would have to leave to catch the last train back home ...
Yes, some of us could be going to Hull and back :evil:
by John Hickman
Thu May 05, 2016 1:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: British Championship 2017
Replies: 122
Views: 8002

Re: British Championship 2017

We welcome comments...nope...comments are closed :mrgreen:
by John Hickman
Thu Apr 07, 2016 2:03 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: April 2016 Council meeting
Replies: 468
Views: 24277

Re: April 2016 Council meeting

JustinHorton wrote:
John Hickman wrote: "Se vogliamo che tutto rimanga com'è bisogna che tutto cambi"
That looks familiar...
Plagiarism is the sincerest form of flattery :wink:
by John Hickman
Thu Apr 07, 2016 11:13 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: April 2016 Council meeting
Replies: 468
Views: 24277

Re: April 2016 Council meeting

At present my inclination is to vote against proposal A on the basis that the Board should not be landing a decision like this on us at such short notice and that in the absence of a mandate my responsibiltiy is to vote for no change. I agree entirely. "Se vogliamo che tutto rimanga com'è bisogna c...
by John Hickman
Wed Mar 09, 2016 3:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Questions on conduct during a game
Replies: 90
Views: 6508

Re: Questions on conduct during a game

I had an opponent write my move down before I had completed it, seeing me pick up the d pawn. I enjoyed the visible double take when the pawn ended up on d5, not d6 when he actually looked at what my move was :D
by John Hickman
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:23 am
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Very unusual first name
Replies: 5
Views: 1818

Re: Very unusual first name

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