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by Barry Sandercock
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

It means, the position is drawish, so I must put up with it. Objectively means it is a fact, not affected by what you think about it.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

Unable to see.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Dec 03, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

NO difference, because in both sentences the move ...a5 is not concidered conducive for a minority attack.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:48 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47180

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Thanks,Christopher. It's working now.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47180

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Must be my computer playing up.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47180

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Which is the best website to see the play-offs ? ChessBomb doesn't seem to be working.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Nov 27, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

Not a chess term, but it probably means to play aggressively and take control of a file.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47180

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Magnus is a pawn up, but is that any good in an opposite colour \bishop ending ?
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Nov 24, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47180

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

Maybe Magnus will try to win tomorrow ?
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: 2018 Women's World Championship
Replies: 130
Views: 7477

Re: 2018 Women's World Championship

Justin Horton wrote:
Oh, that's an abrupt end and a sad one.

The blunders are all there on the board, waiting to be made. (Tartakower)
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Nov 23, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

No real difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 21, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

Commanding means dominant or controlling.
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

Probably an attacking move. Not a normal chess term.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47180

Re: 2018 World Championship in London

A large number of draws is not unusual in World Championship matches. When Alekhine beat Capablanca 6 wins to 3, there were 25 draws.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3045
Views: 135167

Re: The English Language

No difference.