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by Graham Borrowdale
Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:49 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Finals day 2 July
Replies: 142
Views: 12024

Re: Finals day 2 July

Five pages and counting... There does seem to be a tendency for some to get wound up in the minutiae of these disputes. If you need to win a match by disputing a result, or by upholding a dispute, then I reckon a fair amount of the gloss has gone from the victory. :( To be honest, I would be more in...
by Graham Borrowdale
Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:23 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Adjourned Games
Replies: 32
Views: 3937

Re: Adjourned Games

At the recent Southampton League AGM, a proposal from Basingstoke Chess Club to abolish the possibility of adjourned games was defeated by 6 votes to 2. That doesn't appear a terribly large selectorate tbh? I suspect it was 6 clubs rather than individuals, so the clubs might well have had an intern...
by Graham Borrowdale
Fri Jun 10, 2016 11:16 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: 2016 draw
Replies: 242
Views: 21455

Re: 2016 draw

The irony of the Minor Counties being so strong is that counties, or their unions, seem to prefer to play in it because they feel they have a better chance of winning it. So, for example, the EACU does not send a team to the Open final stages, but has 3 teams in the Minor Counties, all of which have...