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  1. 12 Nov '16 04:57

    The plan is to do a mini blog after each game. No fireworks
    in Game One. Hopefully not a taste of what is to come.

    Thanks again to TonyTiger41 and HikaruShindo for the pictures.

    Blog Post 332
  2. Subscriber BigDoggProblem
    The Advanced Mind
    12 Nov '16 06:43
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    [b]
    The plan is to do a mini blog after each game. No fireworks
    in Game One. Hopefully not a taste of what is to come.

    Thanks again to TonyTiger41 and HikaruShindo for the pictures.

    Blog Post 332
    [/b]
    Awww sh|t and I'm wasting my vacation on Vegas and hookers. Dammit. My chance to finally get my name mentioned in GP's column and I'm exposed as not even a chess fan no more.
  3. Subscriber jb70
    State of Confusion
    12 Nov '16 11:00
    Re: 20.) g3 (not enough luft.GP)

    Andrew Soltis wrote about “uber-luft”, giving the King room to escape back-rank issues by advancing a pawn 2 squares instead of 1,
    He says “in the vast majority of cases, one square will be better. But in that minority of positions, the benefit of two squares will be considerable”.
  4. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    12 Nov '16 12:51
    What time do they start the games? Is there a day between games?
  5. 12 Nov '16 13:40
    Hi Jp70.

    I have in the past called it 'aggressive luft'.

    Schedule:

    Times are based on New York

    Friday, November 11: Opening ceremony at 1pm; Game 1 at 2pm.
    Saturday, November 12: Game 2
    Sunday, Nov 13: Rest Day
    Monday, Nov 14: Game 3
    Tuesday, Nov 15: Game 4
    Wednesday, Nov 16: Rest Day
    Thursday, Nov 17: Game 5
    Friday, Nov 18: Game 6
    Saturday, Nov 19: Rest Day
    Sunday, Nov 20: Game 7
    Monday, Nov 21: Game 8
    Tuesday, Nov 22: Rest Day
    Wednesday, Nov 23: Game 9
    Thursday, Nov 24 (Thanksgiving): Game 10
    Friday, Nov 25: Rest Day
    Saturday, Nov 26: Game 11
    Sunday, Nov 27: Rest Day
    Monday, Nov 28: Game 12
    Tuesday, Nov 29: Rest Day
    Wednesday, Nov 30: Tiebreaks (if needed)
  6. Subscriber sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    12 Nov '16 14:30
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    Hi Jp70.

    I have in the past called it 'aggressive luft'.

    Schedule:

    Times are based on New York

    Friday, November 11: Opening ceremony at 1pm; Game 1 at 2pm.
    Saturday, November 12: Game 2
    Sunday, Nov 13: Rest Day
    Monday, Nov 14: Game 3
    Tuesday, Nov 15: Game 4
    Wednesday, Nov 16: Rest Day
    Thursday, Nov 17: Game 5
    Friday, Nov 18: ...[text shortened]... Monday, Nov 28: Game 12
    Tuesday, Nov 29: Rest Day
    Wednesday, Nov 30: Tiebreaks (if needed)
    All games starting at 2 PM EST?