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by Steven DuCharme
Sun Jun 21, 2015 10:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: My idea...
Replies: 9
Views: 2063

My idea...

If an uncastled player defeats a castled player the former should receive a scoring and or rating bonus. Agree?
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:22 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Stavanger 15-26 June 2015
Replies: 137
Views: 14413

Re: Stavanger 15-26 June 2015

Thought for sure 3 pawns could defeat a knight.
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:14 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: How do you correct a child's bad habits?
Replies: 19
Views: 3820

Re: How do you correct a child's bad habits?

For the opening one way I tried for beginners was to try to get them to move just the white pieces without black moving to see what they came up with. As long as they move them to sensible places it doesn't really matter where they put the pieces and in the exact order they move as long as its reas...
by Steven DuCharme
Tue Jun 16, 2015 10:05 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Stavanger 15-26 June 2015
Replies: 137
Views: 14413

Re: Stavanger 15-26 June 2015

Tim Harding wrote:
Mike Truran wrote:Carlsen is just a machine.

Perhaps the FIDE thought police should investigate if he's cheating. :shock:
Not a machine! Carlsen just lost on time at move 61 in a probably winning position. He didn't know that no extra time would be added after move 60!
Doh!
by Steven DuCharme
Sun Jun 14, 2015 8:18 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Chess in the Olympics
Replies: 23
Views: 4152

Re: Chess in the Olympics

I think chess-boxing should get a chance too
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:28 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Timeline for 2800 ratings
Replies: 106
Views: 28237

Re: Timeline for 2800 ratings

Never-me
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Jun 04, 2015 4:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Training Matches - advice sought
Replies: 20
Views: 3688

Re: Training Matches - advice sought

Your colleague may benefit from researching a book titled 'Practical Ches Exercises' by Ray Cheng. I've not seen it myself. Just came to mind. Hope your match is mutually beneficial.
by Steven DuCharme
Sat May 30, 2015 4:13 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Playing online on this forum
Replies: 3
Views: 937

Playing online on this forum

How about playing games via the these forums?
by Steven DuCharme
Wed May 27, 2015 8:38 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: Premier League Fantasy Football
Replies: 229
Views: 50405

Re: Premier League Fantasy Football

FiIFA you got some splainin' to do !
by Steven DuCharme
Mon May 25, 2015 11:03 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: May John Nash Jr....
Replies: 0
Views: 1277

May John Nash Jr....

and his wife RIP
by Steven DuCharme
Mon May 25, 2015 12:05 am
Forum: International News
Topic: ACO WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS
Replies: 5
Views: 2054

Re: ACO WORLD AMATEUR CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

ACO used to have a chess playing site
by Steven DuCharme
Mon Apr 27, 2015 10:38 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Battle of the Legends: Garry Kasparov vs. Nigel Short
Replies: 37
Views: 5980

Re: Battle of the Legends: Garry Kasparov vs. Nigel Short

That distant chuckling sound is from Tony Miles
by Steven DuCharme
Thu Apr 23, 2015 5:42 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Tony Miles...
Replies: 12
Views: 2974

Tony Miles...

would be sixty years young today
by Steven DuCharme
Mon Apr 20, 2015 10:50 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: IM Colin Crouch
Replies: 48
Views: 14616

Re: IM Colin Crouch

Rest in peace young man
by Steven DuCharme
Sat Apr 18, 2015 9:45 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4211
Views: 457446

Re: Media comments on chess

I knew it :twisted: