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by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

Matt Fletcher wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:26 am
unless you count playing 1.f3 2.g4 over and over as just a poor opening
This is absolutely my favourite aspect of the whole business, especially when the opponents don't then play the strongest move.
by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4303
Views: 470781

Re: Media comments on chess

I hope he's better in it than he is in last night's film
by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

Purposefully losing rated games necessarily deflates one's rating.
by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hansen on Nakamura
Replies: 24
Views: 1764

Re: Hansen on Nakamura

Thanks, but what I mean is, I don't know who chessbae is.
by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Hansen on Nakamura
Replies: 24
Views: 1764

Re: Hansen on Nakamura

Oh, what's that about?
by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

"Users who don’t behave with good conduct may have their account banned or closed without warning"

Deliberately losing games is not good conduct and doing so on multiple occasions all the more so.
by JustinHorton
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

just let it go. Why don't you? You spend an awful lot of time telling people not to bother about things that bother them. Doesn't matter what it is, along comes the funniest man in chess to say that whoever's having their time wasted or their patience exhausted should just take the hit to time and ...
by JustinHorton
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4303
Views: 470781

Re: Media comments on chess

Just watched Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes (2011) which is really very poor indeed but I was glad to see that the precocious three-year-old ape Caesar demonstrates his intellectual progress by picking up a chess piece.
by JustinHorton
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

Geoff Chandler wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:13 pm
does it really matter.
You should get that translated into Latin and put on a coat of arms Geoff
by JustinHorton
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:06 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

John Cox wrote:
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:33 pm
Can someone explain to me why anyone cares what someone's lichess rating is?
For the same reasons they may care what the FIDE or ECF or USCF or FEDA rating is, I guess
by JustinHorton
Fri Apr 09, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: End of an era
Replies: 288
Views: 36600

Re: End of an era

Forty years of clowns saying "nothing to see here" adds up to an awful lot of things to see.
by JustinHorton
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

Alan Walton wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:41 pm
the platforms procedures are perfectly fine in this regard
Roger Lancaster wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:15 am
An appeal resulted in the normal uninformative template response
by JustinHorton
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Syd Kalinsky
Replies: 6
Views: 925

Re: Syd Kalinsky

Better link
by JustinHorton
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:37 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering BH Wood MSc FCS OBE (13-vii-1909 04-iv-1989)
Replies: 37
Views: 2208

Re: Remembering BH Wood MSc FCS OBE (13-vii-1909 04-iv-1989)

What did G have to say on the matter
by JustinHorton
Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:24 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Cheating in chess
Replies: 2498
Views: 205202

Re: Cheating in chess

Just to note that drugs companies do not always release the results of trials involving their drugs, which has led to a number of scandals (e.g. relating to Seroxat).