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by Nigel White
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2019 British
Replies: 111
Views: 12666

Re: 2019 British

Nigel White wrote:
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:43 am


It would be really helpful if the dates for the London Chess Classic could be confirmed soon.
Impressive! My request was answered within three hours.
by Nigel White
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2019 British
Replies: 111
Views: 12666

Re: 2019 British

Well yes, that too. The London Chess Classic festival in December hasn't been announced - presumably because one of the emails on the topic in my inbox requires me to do something, and it's less than four months to go until that. OK, you can guess that's in London, but the dates aren't yet public. ...
by Nigel White
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alan Fraser?
Replies: 16
Views: 3325

Re: Alan Fraser?

He's also listed as having entered the Berks & Bucks Congress in Maidenhead over the coming bank holiday weekend.
by Nigel White
Sun Aug 19, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 28471

Re: British Championship 2018

Well at long last, the inputting for the British Championships is all complete! Many thanks! And apologies for all my scoresheets, which must be an inputters nightmare. Whenever I know they will be input, I vow to myself that I will be more careful with my recording, only for it all to fall apart w...
by Nigel White
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 47084

Re: 2018 World Championship in London?

Mike Gunn wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:49 am
Actually tickets were available for rounds 1 and 2 but they cost £600. I went for the first day with £45 tickets.
Round 2 tickets are now available for £70, but I don't think I will be tempted at that price.
by Nigel White
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:51 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 28471

Re: British Championship 2018

Alex Holowczak wrote:
Mon Aug 13, 2018 1:20 pm
They will appear. They're going to be input this week.
Many thanks. It is an underappreciated task. It never ceases to amaze me that while, on many occasions, I can't interpet my own scoresheet, the inputter invariably can.
by Nigel White
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:25 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 28471

Re: British Championship 2018

Now more than a week after the championships have finished, I notice that (unlike previous years) none of the games have been published for any of the five day tournaments (i e. Morning Open & below) or the weekenders. Was this a deliberate policy change or just finding that there wasn't enough reso...
by Nigel White
Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess Results Server
Replies: 7
Views: 1126

Re: Chess Results Server

Is there any way to stop the adverts popping up especially with Women. The adverts on this site (as many others) are targetted on what Google analytics thinks may tempt you based on your previous browsing history. (Currently I tend to get airlines and hotels.) You should be able to turn on or off m...
by Nigel White
Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:17 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 28471

Re: British Championship

My journey was horrible today. Coming by train was not much fun either - muliple cancellations and mega delays, with no information about which service might run through. The train i eventually got was standing room only and failed air con. I was playing tonight, but my opponent had also had a frau...
by Nigel White
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF grand prix
Replies: 9
Views: 1330

Re: ECF grand prix

The Grand Prix runs each year from 1st July to 30th June so does mean that the 20187/18 is over Grand Prix Leader Boards 2017/18 as at 9th July 2018 – here Please note – players shown in the orange rows are counting the maximum number of events Tradewise Most Improved Player Leader Boards 2017/18 a...
by Nigel White
Thu Jun 07, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 Altibox Norway
Replies: 110
Views: 9251

Re: 2018 Altibox Norway

I note from New In Chess that a match Ding Liren v Navara is due to start in Prague next Tuesday. I wonder is that still on? Ding Liren has been replaced in Prague by Pemtala Harikrishna. I think the organisers were lucky to find someone of that standard available for a week at such short notice. A...
by Nigel White
Wed May 23, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Semi-Final Pairings & Results
Replies: 17
Views: 2449

Re: Semi-Final Pairings & Results

Neil Graham wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 2:10 pm

U100 ; Surrey v Leicestershire; Lancashire v Warwickshire

The U100 may be subject to change because of an eligibility query.
I understand that the U100 result has been changed & consequently the semi-final will be Lancashire v Essex.
by Nigel White
Sun May 13, 2018 12:20 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rapidplay disputes over position of pieces
Replies: 6
Views: 1355

Rapidplay disputes over position of pieces

I plyed in a rapidplay tournament today. In the last round I was playing a junior and there were a couple of incidents in a long game, in which neither of us was recording moves by the time they occurred. In the first, my opponent picks up his queen on d2, waves it around in the air for a few second...
by Nigel White
Thu Apr 26, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alan Fraser?
Replies: 16
Views: 3325

Re: Alan Fraser?

I had heard, albeit secondhand, that he was due a hip operation.
by Nigel White
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance meeting 2018
Replies: 392
Views: 25472

Re: ECF Finance meeting 2018

David Gilbert wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:20 pm
The National Club Championships held at Telford last weekend were a shambles.
Agreed. I wasn't going to comment publicly, as the organisers have a thankless task, but this year, in my opinion, the administration of the event was way below acceptable standards.