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by Matthew Carr
Wed Jul 31, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 43811

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Sarah Hegarty has an interesting position. She seems to be playing quickly and whilst I can see Peter Wells having sufficient compensation for an exchange I am not sure I see him winning. Sarah has her work cut out today, according to the live boards - Black vs Pete and Richard Bates simultaneously...
by Matthew Carr
Wed Jul 31, 2013 2:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 43811

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Afternoon everyone

The main hall webcam is now live and the livegames are about to start.

Find the webcam at www.livestream.com/ecfwebcam

Live games available at: http://englishchess.org.uk/BCC/live-games/

Have a fun afternoon
by Matthew Carr
Tue Jul 30, 2013 4:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)
Replies: 777
Views: 43811

Re: 2013 British Chess Championships (Torquay)

Good Day to everyone.

The live commentary is up and running. Please go to http://englishchess.org.uk/BCC/live-commentary/

There is also a camera in the main hall. That is at: www.livestream.com/ecfwebcam

Enjoy the games.
by Matthew Carr
Thu Jul 18, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Live Games
Topic: 10th South Wales International Open
Replies: 10
Views: 2748

Re: 10th South Wales International Open

Carl Hibbard wrote:
Mike Truran wrote::D
It's not me for once....
Sorry Carl, I hope your not disapointed and are enjoying the games :)
by Matthew Carr
Tue Jun 18, 2013 2:33 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: 2013 Final Stage
Replies: 425
Views: 37363

Re: 2013 Final Stage

David Blower wrote:
I'm a bit disappointed that there isn't a under 100 team for Staffordshire, and before anyone asks, no I can't really be a team captain (or even play in many of the matches) because of work.
Ill see what the thought of it is at our AGM if you want David :)
by Matthew Carr
Fri Jun 07, 2013 1:01 am
Forum: Live Games
Topic: Staffordshire County Cup Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 2418

Re: Staffordshire County Cup Finals

IM Jack Rudd wrote:I take it white's final Kd4 in Collins-Acey didn't actually happen, and this is just the kings' being put in the centre to indicate resignation?
I believe so Jack, everyone finished within minutes of each other guess the king must have wound up there.
by Matthew Carr
Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Live Games
Topic: Staffordshire County Cup Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 2418

Re: Staffordshire County Cup Finals

Carl Hibbard wrote:
Matthew Carr wrote:And they are off and running.

Details of Lichfield being added now.
Interesting to see my old team off and running :o
Which Team Carl?
by Matthew Carr
Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:37 pm
Forum: Live Games
Topic: Staffordshire County Cup Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 2418

Re: Staffordshire County Cup Finals

And they are off and running.

Details of Lichfield being added now.

International Master Lawrence Cooper playing on board 1.
by Matthew Carr
Thu Jun 06, 2013 5:50 pm
Forum: Live Games
Topic: Staffordshire County Cup Finals
Replies: 9
Views: 2418

Staffordshire County Cup Finals

Good Evening The final round of the Hickman Trophy is being played tonight at Stafford Chess Club between Stafford and Lichfield. The Hickman cup is for clubs in Staffordshire and has no grading limit. For the first time it will be published live on the internet using live boards. To watch how the m...
by Matthew Carr
Thu Apr 18, 2013 12:23 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cards on the table
Replies: 20
Views: 1454

Re: Cards on the table

Let the comments begin.
by Matthew Carr
Thu Apr 04, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A world record attempt
Replies: 7
Views: 1804

Re: A world record attempt

Do it as part of the 100th British Championships is my advice for sponsorship / donations. I dont think I can do it during the british championship Sean. The players are the same from the 24 hour chess marathon. Myself, Fraser and our tech support Glenn. One thing I would like to ask Sean, would e2...
by Matthew Carr
Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A world record attempt
Replies: 7
Views: 1804

Re: A world record attempt

Christopher Kreuzer wrote:Maybe it wasn't verified?
Thats entirely possible. I got the pack from Guinness world records this morning. The amount of verification needed is a nightmare. I may have to start a volunteer recruitment program aswell.
by Matthew Carr
Thu Apr 04, 2013 8:09 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A world record attempt
Replies: 7
Views: 1804

A world record attempt

Due to the success of my last event: the 24 hour chess marathon. It has been decided that me and my colleagues will go for the world record. The current record stands at 40 hours and 20 minutes. http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/6000/longest-chess-marathon. I will update the forum wi...
by Matthew Carr
Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:14 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Should we scrap adjournments?
Replies: 220
Views: 14175

Re: Should we scrap adjournments?

Should we scrap adjournments?

Yes.

I would have participated in so many more leagues and gotten more chess if adjournments were scrapped.
by Matthew Carr
Thu Jan 03, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Live Games
Topic: Hastings
Replies: 100
Views: 16418

Re: Hastings

Hi Everyone

We now have 33 liveboards working at Hastings, beating the previous record set at the British Championships.

Commentary is on today and can be found at:

http://www.livestream.com/leylandchess

Hope this helps