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by Barry Sandercock
Thu Apr 26, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alan Fraser?
Replies: 16
Views: 3320

Re: Alan Fraser?

I know he has troublesome arthritis, so is probably not playing so much now. I saw him a few months ago.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

All three mean the same thing. In English there are many ways of saying the same thing. I don't know if the Iranian language is like that.
by Barry Sandercock
Fri Apr 06, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

soheil hooshdaran wrote:
What's the difference between
White keeps taking more and more space and
White continues to take more and more space.

No difference really.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Mar 31, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

soheil hooshdaran wrote:
Any difference between "playing a King down" and "playing without the King"

No difference. Although, I've never heard of a game without the KING !
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

No difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

Soheil Hooshdaran wrote:
What's the difference between
White backs up the d- pawn and White covers the d -pawn.

No real difference.
by Barry Sandercock
Sat Mar 10, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

More often it means embarrassing blunder.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Mar 07, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

A gaffe is a blunder, but it is a social or diplomatic or embarrassing blunder. Whereas a blunder is just a blunder.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 2nd Tunbridge Wells Congress : 9-10 June 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 3703

BOURNE END RAPIDPLAY CONRESS

Does anyone know if the Bourne End Rapidplay congress is taking place this year. I am unable to find any entry forms and there is nothing on the website about it.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Feb 06, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

Look on Google and you will find the answer, hopefully.
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: The English Language
Replies: 3037
Views: 131712

Re: The English Language

Probably no difference, depending on the sentence they came from.
by Barry Sandercock
Sun Jan 28, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January
Replies: 202
Views: 15382

Re: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January

Games start at 11.00 A.M. this morning. Carlsen has black against Karjakin and needs to win.
by Barry Sandercock
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January
Replies: 202
Views: 15382

Re: 2018 Wijk aan Zee 12 - 28 January

Carlsen won.
by Barry Sandercock
Tue Jan 23, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Find the Move
Replies: 8
Views: 822

Re: Find the Move

How about Nf2 ?
by Barry Sandercock
Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Stan Cranmer
Replies: 9
Views: 2261

Re: Stan Cranmer

Sad news indeed. I played him many times and always enjoyed his company.