Biel 18-29 July 2020

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Tim Spanton
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Re: Biel 18-29 July 2020

Post by Tim Spanton » Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:55 pm

Wadih Khoury wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:33 pm
The tournament is now ended.

An excellent experience, well managed, and hopefully the next few days will confirm it was safe.
Only minor issues I had were prices in Switzerland, and the odd parent edging out of the spectator area towards their child.
Wadih is no doubt too modest to mention it, but his long-haired pre-teen child gained 143.6 elo ...

Wadih Khoury
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Re: Biel 18-29 July 2020

Post by Wadih Khoury » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:11 pm

Tim Spanton wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:55 pm
Wadih Khoury wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 7:33 pm
The tournament is now ended.

An excellent experience, well managed, and hopefully the next few days will confirm it was safe.
Only minor issues I had were prices in Switzerland, and the odd parent edging out of the spectator area towards their child.
Wadih is no doubt too modest to mention it, but his long-haired pre-teen child gained 143.6 elo ...
And 200 CHF for 3rd best U1700 :D

Now he can lose his points to the other underrated juniors in England. :lol:

Kevin Thurlow
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Re: Biel 18-29 July 2020

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Wed Jul 29, 2020 8:38 pm

"Wadih is no doubt too modest to mention it, but his long-haired pre-teen child gained 143.6 elo ..."

Wow - that's really greedy! Well done!

Nick Grey
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Re: Biel 18-29 July 2020

Post by Nick Grey » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:55 pm

Well done!

Chris Rice
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Re: Biel 18-29 July 2020

Post by Chris Rice » Wed Jul 29, 2020 11:01 pm

Theo & Tim got a very respectable 4.5/9 in the Amateur tournament. Here is one of Theo's best games. Theo's Elo is 1465, the other guy is 1918. Lovely bit of technique towards the end:


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