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by Frank Kamau
Sun Oct 24, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting back to playing chess
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: Getting back to playing chess

I didn't do too badly at the Cole Trophy this weekend. I scored 3.5 out of 5 and came joint 3rd. What ECF grade am I likely to get from these results below. First column Opp ECF rating rating and score 145 0.5 90 1 170 0 140 1 131 1 When am I likely to look on the bcf grading website and see somethi...
by Frank Kamau
Sat Oct 23, 2010 8:43 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Sleeping properly after a game?
Replies: 55
Views: 4846

Re: Sleeping properly after a game?

John, do you drink copious amounts of tea/coffee in the evening as that could be part of the problem? I wonder what Anand said on this same issue during his simul . During the show which lasted for a little over five hours, there was cocktails and dinner. Interacting with Anand in the Q&A was fun. H...
by Frank Kamau
Fri Oct 22, 2010 8:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting back to playing chess
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Re: Getting back to playing chess

You may be interested in the Birmingham League rapidplay this Sunday: http://www.birminghamchess.org.uk/bdcl_rapidplay_2010.htm Thanks. I'm playing in the Cole Trophy tomorrow. http://www.norchess.lloydbunday.co.uk/cole/cole_pages/cole_dates.htm Tell me of any future West Mids events though. Your r...
by Frank Kamau
Fri Oct 22, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Getting back to playing chess
Replies: 13
Views: 1299

Getting back to playing chess

When I lived in London I briefly played at a couple of rapid tournaments and even got a lift from Adam Raoof in his Mercedes to a tournament.:) I cannot remember what grade I got it was really back in the day. Roll on a decade or so and I began playing casually at the local chesspoint events in Nort...