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by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jan 21, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January
Replies: 202
Views: 15468

Re: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January

Martin Carpenter wrote:
He mostly put it down to starting to play 'old mans' chess.

What is 'old mans' chess ? I'm 87,so maybe I should be playing it !
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 30, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 5761

Re: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

Keith Arkell has just achieved a draw from a very difficult ending.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:46 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 5761

Re: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

Sorry, my mistake !
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 30, 2017 2:26 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 5761

Re: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

Chris Rice wrote:
The field isn't as strong as we've seen it in the past.

Why have no foreign G.M.'s entered this year ?
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:45 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018
Replies: 60
Views: 5761

Re: Hastings 28 Dec 2017 - 7 Jan 2018

Starts today.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Dec 26, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 133953

Re: The English Language

It means something is going to happen again.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Does the DGT2010 have a design fault?
Replies: 16
Views: 1542

Re: Does the DGT2010 have a design fault?

I'm sure they have.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3066
Views: 335005

Re: Media comments on chess

Good point !
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic 2017
Replies: 150
Views: 11531

Re: London Chess Classic 2017

Justin Horton wrote:
Still, Aronian- Karjakin should have ended rather differently.

Yes, I'm surprised Karjakin didn't play on. But ,of course it's easier when one has the computer assessments to look at.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic 2017
Replies: 150
Views: 11531

Re: London Chess Classic 2017

All games in the first 3 rounds drawn. I suppose this is what happens when the worlds top players are playing each other !?
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 04, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: mobility/freedom of action
Replies: 5
Views: 1071

Re: mobility/freedom of action

I don't think Black has much more mobility in the position given.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 03, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: How to prepare for a game
Replies: 4
Views: 896

Re: How to prepare for a game

Then you have nothing to worry about. Just forget his grade.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: London Chess Classic 2017
Replies: 150
Views: 11531

Re: London Chess Classic 2017

Is it usual to have a rest day after the first round as this year ?
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 4870

Re: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2017

Thanks very much for you information. My daughter and son in law may come with us and are looking into it for us.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:58 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 4870

Re: WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS: KOS 2018

World Amateur chess Championships Kos 2018. I see the hotel is now fully booked. Can anyone give me information of a hotel very nearby as I am thinking about playing there next year.