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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Andy Burnett » Tue Jul 28, 2009 5:58 pm

Very strange?? Maybe they agreed a draw and played the queen sac to confuse us all online :wink:

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by JustinHorton » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:00 pm

Actually that could easily be right.
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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Carl Hibbard » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:00 pm

Serious decisions being made and changed here - please let me know how the broadcast is?
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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Ian Lamb » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:02 pm

broadcast today is good Carl working well my end

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Carl Hibbard » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:04 pm

Ian Lamb wrote:broadcast today is good Carl working well my end
No it isn't to be honest it just looks like it is :cry:
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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by David Clayton » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:10 pm

JustinHorton wrote:What's just happened in Gordon-Rendle?
Well, I decided to come and read the forum and it looks like they made some quick exchanges that the sensory boards failed to pick up. Anyway, I have got it back up to date, so it will appear soon.

All boards are on 5 min delay by the way.

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by JustinHorton » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:21 pm

I think Hebden's blown it at the death.
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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Alex Holowczak » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:28 pm

JustinHorton wrote:I think Hebden's blown it at the death.
Yeah, 37... Rh5 38. Rb1 were both blunders according to Fritz.

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by JustinHorton » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:28 pm

It doesn't seem to have updated from Hebden's 39th but it's highly unlikely Howell would have played ...Bd6 if he hadn't seen the winning tactics behind it.
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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by JustinHorton » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:30 pm

Alex Holowczak wrote:
JustinHorton wrote:I think Hebden's blown it at the death.
Yeah, 37... Rh5 38. Rb1 were both blunders according to Fritz.
Difference is, though, Black was already losing: whereas White's blunder lost him a totally won game.

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Alex Holowczak » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:33 pm

JustinHorton wrote:
Alex Holowczak wrote:
JustinHorton wrote:I think Hebden's blown it at the death.
Yeah, 37... Rh5 38. Rb1 were both blunders according to Fritz.
Difference is, though, Black was already losing: whereas White's blunder lost him a totally won game.

What a tragedy.
Indeed. 38. Rd1 would have put him +3.06, apparently. Must have been caused by time trouble, both players were struggling to make the time control.

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Ian Lamb » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:34 pm

yes i think hebden was winning but in the time scramble missed things.gordon looks to be won against rendle. what happening with the palister williams game did someone lose on time?!

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Jonathan Bryant » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:36 pm

Carl Hibbard wrote:Serious decisions being made and changed here - please let me know how the broadcast is?
Seems to be much better today. I've missed a load but the names seemed to be in the right places at the start though.

Main problem I've observed ... trying to follow Arkell's game and the board keeps showing moves then taking them back.


Otherwise ... big improvement on yesterday.

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by Alex Holowczak » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:37 pm

Ian Lamb wrote:yes i think hebden was winning but in the time scramble missed things.gordon looks to be won against rendle. what happening with the palister williams game did someone lose on time?!
Yes. Williams has 1 hour on his clock, but hasn't made 40 moves yet, so I would say white has won on time.

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Re: British Championship Thread

Post by JustinHorton » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:38 pm

I suspect, without knowing, that they're still going and the moves are being reconstructed for the transmission.
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