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by James Pratt
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: No Andrew
Replies: 40
Views: 5869

Re: No Andrew

If the chess24 team are offering a live commentary then that's good news.
by James Pratt
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: No Andrew
Replies: 40
Views: 5869

Re: No Andrew

Can't the ECF answer any sense? Sorry Guys, but I begin to wonder.
by James Pratt
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: New England number one
Replies: 7
Views: 1520

Re: New England number one

Pernickety? I thought it was fernickety! Let's call the whole thing raoof ...
by James Pratt
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: No Andrew
Replies: 40
Views: 5869

No Andrew

I gather Andrew Martin is not doing the commentary at the British in Hull. Who is?
by James Pratt
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Northumbria Masters
Replies: 57
Views: 5070

Re: Northumbria Masters

Why can't I find the final scores? I have been all over the show
by James Pratt
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Tatiana Zatulovskaya
Replies: 9
Views: 2230

Re: Tatiana Zatulovskaya

Was it Boxing Bill Goggle?
by James Pratt
Tue Jan 09, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 482
Views: 39519

Re: Chess history trivia

Mieses?
by James Pratt
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 482
Views: 39519

Re: Chess history trivia

Charlie Chester?
by James Pratt
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess and cricket
Replies: 15
Views: 2756

Re: Chess and cricket

In a 1888 Bristol simul, JH Blackburne played WG Grace's son, a game watched by the cricketer WGG himself. And 'Young Mr. Grace' won.
by James Pratt
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Sir George Alan Thomas
Replies: 20
Views: 4304

Re: Sir George Alan Thomas

I knew Stephen Jackson well. His work on George Thomas was immense but when he moved to Sussex we eventually lost touch. I told him Roger Paige had written a book on his hero and that the Rogers Family had also expressed an interest. In the end, he declared he'd publish nothing. A number of his cont...
by James Pratt
Mon Jul 20, 2015 12:38 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: National Chess Day
Replies: 9
Views: 2029

Re: National Chess Day

David expands on his plans for NCD in BCM next month.
by James Pratt
Fri Jul 17, 2015 5:16 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Britbase Additions
Replies: 26
Views: 3231

Re: Britbase Additions

yes, Ian A Welch, pronounced 'Welsh', another Hollington junior from Pompey.
by James Pratt
Sun Jul 12, 2015 11:45 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: GETTING READY FOR WARWICK - ARE YOU?
Replies: 86
Views: 12647

Re: GETTING READY FOR WARWICK - ARE YOU?

Mungo Jerry are appearing today in Basingstoke Live, I gather ...
by James Pratt
Thu May 14, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Joe French
Replies: 6
Views: 3049

Re: Joe French

Joe learnt his chess, which was always basic, as an evacuee in Lancashire, and latterly in Kent, where he was to feel so at home. A cockney, he grew up wishing he'd fought in the war, played-down some shell-shock, was a boy soldier in the 1950s and a film extra. . He was in 'Passport to Pimlico' as ...
by James Pratt
Tue May 05, 2015 12:00 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Forgotten Man
Replies: 6
Views: 1742

Re: Forgotten Man

Thank you, Gentlemen. And cheers John
James