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by James Pratt
Tue May 15, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3626
Views: 398105

Re: Media comments on chess

I saw CHESS MOVES sniggered at on the TV 'News Quiz' last week as Guest Publication. Victoria Coren Mitchell appeared to quote it a massive once, but I could be wrong. So nothing memorable or unpleasant happily ..
by James Pratt
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: No Andrew
Replies: 40
Views: 6497

Re: No Andrew

Well, ECF ... ?
by James Pratt
Wed Apr 04, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Notations
Replies: 5
Views: 891

Re: Notations

universality
by James Pratt
Sat Mar 31, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mr R F T Wood
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: Mr R F T Wood

oh
by James Pratt
Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Mr R F T Wood
Replies: 8
Views: 1640

Re: Mr R F T Wood

No, sorry.
BH Wood's children were CB, RFT and MEE Wood, now the widow of PH Clarke as you say. Christopher, Frank and Peggy. I can't get a Philip out of this. (Or see the Wood for the trees?) Ouch
by James Pratt
Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: No Andrew
Replies: 40
Views: 6497

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: 6497

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: 1640

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: 6497

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: 5731

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: 2552

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: 601
Views: 54329

Re: Chess history trivia

Mieses?
by James Pratt
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Chess history trivia
Replies: 601
Views: 54329

Re: Chess history trivia

Charlie Chester?
by James Pratt
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess and cricket
Replies: 18
Views: 4020

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: 5308

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...