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by Nick Grey
Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The ongoing COVID-19 situation (split from Chess Life Returning to Normal)
Replies: 27
Views: 385

Re: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal

With 2m rule. 13 to a train or tube carriage. Walk locally. No cars means more air in my 3 mile circle.
by Nick Grey
Mon May 25, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Event Going Ahead in June
Replies: 6
Views: 570

Re: Event Going Ahead in June

Is it also 2 weeks of isolation out 2 weeks back in. So no good for UK.
by Nick Grey
Tue May 19, 2020 11:20 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9082

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

Atm I will not renew until I play again. Hopefully some time in 2021.
by Nick Grey
Tue May 19, 2020 11:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess.Com getting sued.
Replies: 185
Views: 25059

Re: Chess.Com getting sued.

It is awful and denies us of our basic human right to go to the toilet or open the door to get some air.

I apologise at wfh each time I miss an unscheduled call.
by Nick Grey
Sat May 16, 2020 9:28 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Bobby Fischer on BBC 2 Friday 15th May 2020
Replies: 43
Views: 1921

Re: Bobby Fischer on BBC 2 Friday 15th May 2020

Film better than expected.
by Nick Grey
Sat May 16, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3625
Views: 397806

Re: Media comments on chess

Knight Moves Best. Great Actors and plot. 18 plus. Was shown about 1993 world chess match.
by Nick Grey
Sat May 16, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9082

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

Government supports ECF now - furlough.
by Nick Grey
Sat May 16, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3625
Views: 397806

Re: Media comments on chess

Man from UNCLE Chess snip so like today. I stare at board my partner puts music on dances and drinks.
by Nick Grey
Sat May 16, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Pawn Sacrifice - the film
Replies: 15
Views: 987

Re: Pawn Sacrifice - the film

It was ok. The Tv has been ok for 8 weeks.
by Nick Grey
Thu May 14, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Queen vs three pieces
Replies: 29
Views: 2225

Re: Queen vs three pieces

1 e4 d6 2 d4 Nf6 3 Nc3 g6 4 Bc4 Bg7 5 Qe2 Nc6 6 e5 is fun unless black plays Nd7.

I have far better results on black side declining the 3 pieces than accepting.

Though when I play g6 I try for these imbalances all the time. :lol:
by Nick Grey
Mon May 11, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: 4NCL Online
Replies: 825
Views: 37708

Re: 4NCL Online

How many got bans last week?
Do not drink much Diet Coke. I'get out of my seat far too much to consider playing online.
by Nick Grey
Mon May 11, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Can online chess ever beat the face-to-face over the board experience?
Replies: 46
Views: 3229

Re: Can online chess ever beat the face-to-face over the board experience?

Take club demo board out for a walk. Meet a friend. Hang board up. Keep distance. Enjoy game. Pass on arrange collection by other pair. Allow device in pocket but enjoy banter by device after. IF you are lucky pick up a coffee/tea. from Wednesday. I really could not just listen to Nicola Sturgeon af...
by Nick Grey
Sun May 10, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3625
Views: 397806

Re: Media comments on chess

The Thomas Crown Affair 10 May BBC1 10.30pm. Chess sequence.
by Nick Grey
Sun May 10, 2020 12:19 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Options for Season Completion
Replies: 15
Views: 657

Re: Options for Season Completion

I agree too early to make a decision in most cases. Especially if we cannot play again until 2021.

Maybe something from Boris tonight before we MAKE decisions.

consultations, AGMs, first
by Nick Grey
Sat May 09, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9082

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

I would like to know the ECF position before we have our AGMs in June and July.