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by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jun 26, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I have taken control of chess
Replies: 2
Views: 819

Re: I have taken control of chess

That makes more sense Jack.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

I don't know. You would have to ask him.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Jun 16, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

It means he is sure that his preference is to exchange Queens.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

No.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

Again, no effective difference there.
by Barry Sandercock
Thu Jun 07, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Altibox Norway
Replies: 110
Views: 9444

Re: 2018 Altibox Norway

Magnus drew in 17 moves today. Not like a few years ago, when he played those long endgames.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Altibox Norway
Replies: 110
Views: 9444

Re: 2018 Altibox Norway

Thanks for that Christopher. I should have realised it was to do with the Ding Liren withdrawal.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Altibox Norway
Replies: 110
Views: 9444

Re: 2018 Altibox Norway

Who is Magnus playing in Round 7 ? ( Or is he not playing !)
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
What's the difference between aspiration and hope ?

No difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
What is an unassailable centre ?

A centre which is not able to be attacked. Although, why that is , I don't know.
by Barry Sandercock
Thu May 31, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
What does it mean that " White might as well take the pawn "

It means White might as well take the pawn ( As there is nothing better to me done )
by Barry Sandercock
Thu May 31, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
What does it mean for Black to rip open the White King ?

It is not a normal chess term, but it probably means Black attacks the White King.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue May 22, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What do I do?
Replies: 17
Views: 2427

Re: What do I do?

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:

What`s a bug tournament ?

I don`t know. I only play in Chess tournaments. If the question is meant to be " What`s a big tournament ? " I suppose the answer is one where there is a lot of players, as big means a large amount.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed May 02, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

Soleil Hooshdaran wrote:
What does tickle mean in as such as would tickle the nerves of coarser naturers ?

Probably means "would irritate the nerves of caoarser natures"
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Apr 30, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3056
Views: 137969

Re: The English Language

The point is to mate with the use of the Rooks on the h file if the Knight is taken.