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by David Grobler
Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:12 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Yorkshire Chess - British Championships Competition!
Replies: 76
Views: 6656

Re: Yorkshire Chess - British Championships Competition!

Whats the point behind allowing entries up to 2:59 ? Puts some of us at a distinct disadvantage Id say ....(a REALLY big disadvantage if you happen to be one of the players :-) ) It just adds an extra dymanic that some people might want to take advantage of! I tried doing this for the first time ye...
by David Grobler
Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 40374

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Andrew Bak wrote:I assume that everyone else can't view Osborne-Wells and Longson-Jones or is it just me?
its all of us:-(
by David Grobler
Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 40374

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Simon Ansell wrote:
Christopher Kreuzer wrote:What do the engines say about David Howell against Yang-Fan Zhou? 42...Bd4 has just been played.
No idea what the engines say but White is positionally winning. I thought Yang-Fan had a good position earlier, not sure what he did wrong.

Any update on Keith's game? I'm on tenterhooks.
me too
by David Grobler
Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:59 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Yorkshire Chess - British Championships Competition!
Replies: 76
Views: 6656

Re: Yorkshire Chess - British Championships Competition!

Whats the point behind allowing entries up to 2:59 ?
Puts some of us at a distinct disadvantage Id say ....(a REALLY big disadvantage if you happen to be one of the players :-) )
by David Grobler
Tue Jul 30, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Yorkshire Chess - British Championships Competition!
Replies: 76
Views: 6656

Re: Yorkshire Chess - British Championships Competition!

well...I've done better than yesterday....a few tricky results to predict too today I think....
by David Grobler
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 40374

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Matthew Turner wrote:Ok I guess Nf7 - e5 to d3 does the trick.
does it ?
by David Grobler
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:07 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 40374

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

how about Maria v Terry ?...she can draw surely ?
by David Grobler
Tue Jul 30, 2013 7:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 40374

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Simon Ansell wrote:
David Grobler wrote:anyone looking at Megans game?
Diffiicult position for Black after 46. Rb6. It might even just be completely lost if White can force a liquidation into a winning K+P endgame.
is it?...:-(
I guess thats why Im no good...I thought she was level....
by David Grobler
Tue Jul 30, 2013 6:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 40374

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

anyone looking at Megans game?
by David Grobler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:24 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2014 British Championships
Replies: 31
Views: 4694

Re: 2014 British Championships

Dewi Jones wrote:How does the british champs work? Can I enter in a minor type section? Or is it all by qualifying. I may as well pop along next year as it's in Wales.
theres something for everyone.....entering is a MUST !!
by David Grobler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2014 British Championships
Replies: 31
Views: 4694

Re: 2014 British Championships

Richard Bates wrote:Looks like it's a week earlier than usual.

Have the Scottish decided on dates for their Commonwealth Championships?
my "spy" told me it was to do with an "Olympiad" ?
by David Grobler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013
Replies: 81
Views: 6080

Re: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013

fantastic win....
by David Grobler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013
Replies: 81
Views: 6080

Re: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013

is this a dead cert win ?
by David Grobler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 5:07 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013
Replies: 81
Views: 6080

Re: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013

Caruana is thinking so much...presumably thinking of resigning now :-)
by David Grobler
Sun Jul 28, 2013 4:46 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013
Replies: 81
Views: 6080

Re: Dortmund 26 July to 4 August 2013

isnt Mickey gonna win now??