Another new IM

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Another new IM

Post by Jonathan Rogers » Mon Mar 18, 2019 9:53 am

To be confirmed, etc etc, but Matthew Wadsworth had three valid norms when, rated 2396, he beat Andrew Ledger on Saturday at 4NCL, so he can certainly be called IM-elect with some confidence until his title is ratified. (He seems to be playing closer to 2450+ level right now).

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Nick Burrows » Thu Apr 18, 2019 2:06 pm

James Jackson requires 12 points for the title, and is playing in Dublin on 2/2 after wins vs lower rated players:

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tourn ... 2019/2/1/1

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Tim Harding » Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:59 pm

Draw this evening with GM Epishin won't harm Jackson's cause. He may be there now - or does he need to be 2400+ at the end of the event, or on the May list?
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Re: Another new IM

Post by Alan Walton » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:19 pm

Tim Harding wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:59 pm
Draw this evening with GM Epishin won't harm Jackson's cause. He may be there now - or does he need to be 2400+ at the end of the event, or on the May list?
Needs to be live over 2400 to qualify, currently gaining 8 points so requires 4 more yet

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Re: Another new IM

Post by NickFaulks » Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:34 pm

It is encouraging that English title aspirants seem to get their three norms first, leaving the 2400 rating as the final piece of the jigsaw. This suggests that, one way or another, they are finding enough norm opportunities.

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Jonathan Rogers » Fri Apr 19, 2019 5:15 pm

Alan Walton wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:19 pm
Tim Harding wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:59 pm
Draw this evening with GM Epishin won't harm Jackson's cause. He may be there now - or does he need to be 2400+ at the end of the event, or on the May list?
Needs to be live over 2400 to qualify, currently gaining 8 points so requires 4 more yet
I am guessing that today's win does the trick, then?

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Alan Walton » Fri Apr 19, 2019 6:19 pm

I think it does; he gains 4.4 for the win, but I would like another point to be on the safe side just in case his current rating is 2387.6 and has been rounded up

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Re: Another new IM

Post by JustinHorton » Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:33 pm

Let's hope so, as he lost in the final round
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Re: Another new IM

Post by LawrenceCooper » Sat Apr 20, 2019 4:39 pm

JustinHorton wrote:
Sat Apr 20, 2019 3:33 pm
Let's hope so, as he lost in the final round
Four rounds still to go.

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Re: Another new IM

Post by JustinHorton » Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:07 pm

Ah, duh, sorry about that. Mind you I thought it was Sunday for much of yesterday.
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Re: Another new IM

Post by Nick Burrows » Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:39 am

So how is it established if James passed 2400? Does a claim need to be put to Fide to confirm it?

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Alan Walton » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:06 am

It very simple really; just put the round by round results into the FIDE rating calculator; and hey bingo it gives you your answer

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Mick Norris » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:15 am

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Re: Another new IM

Post by David Sedgwick » Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:16 am

Nick Burrows wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 10:39 am
So how is it established if James passed 2400? Does a claim need to be put to Fide to confirm it?
Yes. A claim needs to be made to FIDE, with documentation. Arrangements for this are in hand.

It will be unnecessary if James's rating on the 1st May FIDE Rating List is 2400 or higher.

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Re: Another new IM

Post by Nick Burrows » Mon Apr 22, 2019 8:06 pm

Alan Walton wrote:
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:06 am
It very simple really; just put the round by round results into the FIDE rating calculator; and hey bingo it gives you your answer
I thought you yourself said it was uncertain?

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