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  1. 02 Jan '12 16:52
    This appears to have just ended although it was decided some time ago. Fun to watch talented play.

    Question: Did the 60-day timeout limit inhibit you from playing, or affect your play or the play you observed? Did people use it by taking skulls, or ignore it? Of course I'm not questioning its fairness, I'm just curious about the effect. Also, were there any games that especially stood out?
  2. Standard member Exuma
    Anansi
    02 Jan '12 18:47
    60 day timeout is plenty of time if the rest of your gameload is not too high. I'm not a slow mover though.
  3. Subscriber Paul Leggett
    Chess Librarian
    02 Jan '12 19:49
    I am looking forward to this- last year I got knocked out in the very first round!
  4. 03 Jan '12 00:42
    I've just entered the 2012 Championship - I'm going to see if I can sac at
    least one piece in every game before move 15.
    I'll advertise the Championship in the blog - see if we can get every subscriber in.
  5. 03 Jan '12 05:45
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    I've just entered the 2012 Championship - I'm going to see if I can sac at
    least one piece in every game before move 15.
    I'll advertise the Championship in the blog - see if we can get every subscriber in.
    Russ used to send out a mass PM to every sub regarding the annual championships... Did he stop that?
  6. 03 Jan '12 10:13
    I cannot recall getting one...(Maybe I have Russ on my ignore list.)
  7. 03 Jan '12 21:40
    Got my RHP Championship Tourney notice today.
  8. Standard member RBHILL
    Acts 13:48
    03 Jan '12 21:54
    Originally posted by JS357
    This appears to have just ended although it was decided some time ago. Fun to watch talented play.

    Question: Did the 60-day timeout limit inhibit you from playing, or affect your play or the play you observed? Did people use it by taking skulls, or ignore it? Of course I'm not questioning its fairness, I'm just curious about the effect. Also, were there any games that especially stood out?
    Taking a skull in a Tournament is far play.
    It is just like if we played a touny with 2 hr games and i ran out of time you would win.
  9. 04 Jan '12 13:51
    Originally posted by Trev33
    Russ used to send out a mass PM to every sub regarding the annual championships... Did he stop that?
    He - or at least someone official - sends out a mass PM to every sub and non-sub. I presume it does get some of them to subscribe.

    Richard