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- Mon May 17, 2021 2:59 pm
- Forum: Chess History
- Topic: Aitken Game 658 (a mystery)
- Replies: 55
- Views: 2171
Adjudication after only 25 moves does seem unusual - I'm not sure I've ever played a supposedly longplay game with a time control before move 30 Taking us off topic :wink: Oldham used to play in a Community centre that shut at 10 pm, so the Manchester League games used to have an initial time contr...
Jack's observation about London makes sense, although I am surprised not to see more big clubs in other major cities. Perhaps the model we see in the sticks - many small clubs rather than a few big ones - is common in those areas too? How do you definite a city? I don't think of there being any cen...
- Fri May 14, 2021 7:57 am
- Forum: International News
- Topic: Mr Dodgy Invitational 2 2021
- Replies: 6
- Views: 687
TWIC The Mr Dodgy Invitational 2 takes place online on Chess24 May 12th - 16th 2021. This 16 player KO blitz (5 minutes no increment) tournament has a strong field. Simon Williams, Peter Heine Nielsen, Nils Grandelius, Jorden van Foreest, Daniil Dubov, Vidit Gujrathi, Alexei Shirov, David Howell, L...
https://chess24.com/en/read/news/eurosport-makes-chess-move-network-will-show-champions-chess-tour I see the 650 million fantasy of Kirsan and Agon is still going strong. From the link Trojan Paillot, VP Rights Acquisitions and Distribution at Eurosport, said: Chess has a great potential to attract...
- Thu May 13, 2021 10:45 am
- Forum: ECF Matters
- Topic: Latest ECF Covid-19 Guidance
- Replies: 56
- Views: 2745
I know that here in Manchester, Ashton CCC have reopened following consultation with Public Health, the local Council and the venue owners, which seems a sensible way to approach it (they are of course predominately a junior club) I think Eccles are reopening next week from what I understood at MCF ...
- Tue May 11, 2021 10:29 am
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: (Chess) Life Returning To Normal
- Replies: 2060
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Erewash and Bolton today. See https://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/social-health/health-and-wellbeing/health-protection/disease-control/coronavirus/cases/wilsthorpe-academy/message-from-public-health-wilsthorpe-academy.aspx and https://www.theboltonnews.co.uk/news/19293164.updates-boltons-coronavirus-infe...
Under the new grading system there's a "nominal club". I don't know how that's determined. For me, it's not the club I currently play for; it's a former club. By contrast, quite useful for me, as it is the club I have been a member of since 1987, and am Treasurer of, but haven't played for in years...