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by Nick Grey
Mon Feb 22, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: East London Jewish Cemetery?
Replies: 5
Views: 551

Re: East London Jewish Cemetery?

This has been added to my photographic hit list for the Spring / Summer whenever the weather become pleasant.

when you Can go with no fine. don't drive
by Nick Grey
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:59 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: 4NCL On-Line Season 3
Replies: 82
Views: 6954

Re: 4NCL On-Line Season 3

Is the 4NCL plan On-Line Season ends at Season 4? And otb starts in Autumn 2021?
by Nick Grey
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:46 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2021
Replies: 144
Views: 11943

Re: British Championship Congress 2021

Is this back on the main Council agenda?
by Nick Grey
Sun Feb 21, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Rik Thomas
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Re: Rik Thomas

Really sad to heath this. When I first played him we were in our 20s. He put a lot of work into chess and had time for others.
by Nick Grey
Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: DG Mackay
Replies: 30
Views: 1965

Re: DG Mackay

The late Dr GAC Ashcroft would know. Donald not showing in the second 50 years of Battersea but they had lots of strong players as on the grading list from JH.
by Nick Grey
Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Queens Gambit and Netflix
Replies: 124
Views: 9663

Re: Queens Gambit and Netflix

On Netflix it is clear that the orphanage is not segregated. My partner has her jab next week. Like Beth she will wear a sleeveless top, jumper and coat. A mask which highlights her eye makeup. She cannot have a Beth hair cut and may notice that both hair saloons she uses have been demolished. As fo...
by Nick Grey
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Queens Gambit and Netflix
Replies: 124
Views: 9663

Re: Queens Gambit and Netflix

I think watching The Queens Gambit helps engage with women about chess. There are 12 women in my office that want to learn so they can beat their partners and get them off their computers. In exchange they will give me fashion, make up, and recipe tips so I can treat my partner. To get me to think w...
by Nick Grey
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering IM Hugh Alexander CMG CBE (19-iv-1909 15-ii-1974)
Replies: 29
Views: 1561

Re: Remembering IM Hugh Alexander CMG CBE (19-iv-1909 15-ii-1974)

I suspect that Iranian correspondence player is no longer with us. Hugh passed away 47 years ago. FIDE olympiads were almost 60 years ago.
by Nick Grey
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: Candidates Tournament 2020
Replies: 382
Views: 30866

Re: Candidates Tournament 2020

Fabiano. hopefully all 8 will be ok
by Nick Grey
Sun Feb 14, 2021 3:39 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Martyn Whiteside
Replies: 6
Views: 1632

Re: Martyn Whiteside

He had not been involved with over-the-board chess for the past 30 years due to the banning of smoking in the 1980s. He carried on playing postal chess but gave that up when he became a single-parent father in 1996. He was a good player. Tim's losses to Martyn will be worth playing through. I recall...
by Nick Grey
Sat Feb 13, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 153
Views: 13639

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

Rob, if same offer made before we renew that ought to help in lots of ways.
I hope to see you all OTB in autumn 2021.
by Nick Grey
Thu Feb 11, 2021 9:19 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 153
Views: 13639

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

are they looking at online only offer as it may be a hard sell for members?
by Nick Grey
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: The first Chess Defector
Replies: 54
Views: 3159

Re: The first Chess Defector

I think 1913-1921 we may find first.
by Nick Grey
Thu Feb 11, 2021 7:54 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2021
Replies: 144
Views: 11943

Re: British Championship Congress 2021

Well done ECF.
hopefully OTB possible sept2021 - aug2022.
by Nick Grey
Wed Feb 10, 2021 8:07 pm
Forum: Not Chess!
Topic: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?
Replies: 264
Views: 18532

Re: COVid19-What's wrong with UK?

Croydon, Norwood, Gypsy hill variant. and bame health workers not taking a jab...