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    CC Grandmaster Redmond Barry's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zwischenzug
    Count me in. Thanks.
    welcome aboard the good ship corro !!!!

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    CC Grandmaster Redmond Barry's Avatar
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    udpated prize list for the 2012 chesschat correspondence competition includes ;

    encyclopedia of chess wisdom - eric schiller (signed )
    bobby fischer goes to war - edmonds, eidinow.
    trainspotting - irvine welsh
    spongebob squarepants 'lost at sea' - 9 waterific episodes !!!!!
    satyricon - federico fellini
    pro chess 'the video chess mentor' - yasser seirawan.
    1 pack of beef noodles.
    a congratulatory message from the pen of the financial backer ...........

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    Cool

    ok I'll play
    .. this Caketin is full of little spiders and watermelon seeds.....

    ..Chess is all about fear and psychology

    ..Chess is like an exam..... you havent studied for

    ..If you're good at Chess it means you are very intelligent and could potentialy do great things
    ..... but that you might have wasted that playing way too much chess

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    CC Grandmaster Redmond Barry's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaitlin
    ok I'll play
    excellent.

    we should be starting sometime soon unless we get a late entry.
    Ruin is formal, devil's work,
    Consecutive and slow -
    Fail in an instance no man did,
    Slipping - is Crash's law,

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    Any more entries? If there are no more in a week or so I can start running it (if people want me to, feel very welcome to decline!) but it's probably better to have one or two more if possible. Four is about the bare minimum really.

    Any views on time rates? (See #1 - I was thinking maybe 3 timeouts, each of which extends the time for the current move by 4 days)
    Last edited by Kevin Bonham; 23-08-2012 at 09:47 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham
    If there are no more in a week or so
    I'll be more precise. If there aren't any by Tuesday (Istanbul time) I'll assume that's it and kick off, unless somebody else wants to run it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin Bonham
    I'll be more precise. If there aren't any by Tuesday (Istanbul time) I'll assume that's it and kick off, unless somebody else wants to run it.
    Sounds good to me.
    meep meep

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    im happy with that as well. cheers.
    Ruin is formal, devil's work,
    Consecutive and slow -
    Fail in an instance no man did,
    Slipping - is Crash's law,

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    I would love to play, but am unfortunately way too otherwise engaged with work and real life, so please exclude me this time around.
    "On my chess set, all the pawns are Hamburglers" ~ Homer Simpson.

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    i am happy to announce that i have secured another player !

    stevenaaus is number 5 !!!
    Ruin is formal, devil's work,
    Consecutive and slow -
    Fail in an instance no man did,
    Slipping - is Crash's law,

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    Cool

    I play stevenaaus in FICs all the time ... so far he's winning 5 - 1
    .. this Caketin is full of little spiders and watermelon seeds.....

    ..Chess is all about fear and psychology

    ..Chess is like an exam..... you havent studied for

    ..If you're good at Chess it means you are very intelligent and could potentialy do great things
    ..... but that you might have wasted that playing way too much chess

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    Haha -
    Fill in - to make up numbers, or replace those who dropped out. Four people is plenty in'it ?

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    Ruin is formal, devil's work,
    Consecutive and slow -
    Fail in an instance no man did,
    Slipping - is Crash's law,

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    So einfach wie möglich, aber nicht einfacher - Albert Einstein

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    more visual wonders from the ms paint school of cut and paste endeavours !!!
    Ruin is formal, devil's work,
    Consecutive and slow -
    Fail in an instance no man did,
    Slipping - is Crash's law,

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