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Israel are in a European zone in FIDE. That geographically makes no sense, but it solved the problem in those days of the hostility of the federations in the relevant zone to Israel. FIFA do the same thing. (And UEFA have a rule whereby they can ban certain pairings on international dispute grounds...
They're different concepts. Ahead on its own here would refer to leads in the election itself, or in the polling of the upcoming election. Ahead of the curve refers to having better knowledge of how things were likely to pan out.
- Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:36 pm
- Forum: Congress Diary
- Topic: British Online Chess Championships 18th December 2020 to 3rd January 2021
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"No other people allowed in the room" is the killer for me. I don't have reliable internet in my bedroom and I can't reasonably keep people out of any other room.
- Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:03 pm
- Forum: Chess History
- Topic: Playing opponents born the longest time apart
- Replies: 28
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At the 2019 East Devon congress, I played opponents born 70 years apart in consecutive rounds (John Wheeler and Shreyas Royal).
- Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:11 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: Queens Gambit and Netflix
- Replies: 124
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Offensive and arguably libellous post from M.J.McCready deleted. There are plenty of valid criticisms you can make about the BBC without saying things that would get their lawyers involved.