Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

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Kevin Thurlow
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Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:21 am

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... dence.html

The "article" is actually an advert for a book. This is a comment on the standards of newspapers - not the merits of the book!

Roger de Coverly
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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by Roger de Coverly » Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:42 am

Kevin Thurlow wrote: The "article" is actually an advert for a book.
If you read to the end of the article, the author's names are presumably not a coincidence.

There is a precedent for chess, that someone established to be cheating by consulting a computer engine during over the board play could be committing an offence of fraud, or obtaining pecuniary advantage by deception.

The Express has the same story.
http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/552631 ... s-innocent

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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by David Sedgwick » Sun Jan 18, 2015 12:15 pm

Roger de Coverly wrote:If you read to the end of the article, the author's names are presumably not a coincidence.
Indeed not. GM James Plaskett has long believed in Charles Ingram's innocence.


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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by Paul Robson » Sun Jan 25, 2015 2:41 pm

I was advised he did take rather a long time to answer questions.. Like three times as long as anyone else ever ... I must ask James P why this was ?

Wonder what we would do if a chess player suddenly started performing real well beating masters etc ...just pay him the prize money and forget about it ....no
Cough cough that's play e4

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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by James Plaskett » Wed Sep 28, 2016 2:26 pm

Better read our book then, Señores Thurlow, de Coverley and Robson, https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bad-Show-Cough ... s=Bad+Show

Kindlable, in the UK, for 5.77 Pounds.
And almost all of the first six chapters you may read at Amazon.co.uk just by clicking on their ´Look Inside´ link

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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by Michael Farthing » Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:29 pm

Hmm. Ressurected thread from 21 months ago.
Looks like an advertising campaign to me

James Plaskett
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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by James Plaskett » Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:52 pm

Not at all.
I received a message from a chap called Hibbard a day or two ago and that alone drew me to the existence of these threads.

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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by Carl Hibbard » Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:57 pm

James Plaskett wrote:Not at all.
I received a message from a chap called Hibbard a day or two ago and that alone drew me to the existence of these threads.
All automated not me.
Cheers
Carl Hibbard

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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by James Plaskett » Wed Sep 28, 2016 9:51 pm

That´s what they all say...

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Re: Millionaire Major Coughing Scandal

Post by James Plaskett » Wed May 16, 2018 9:06 am

That book of ours, Kevin, has now inspired a West End play -

www.quiztheplay.com

:D

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