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  1. Standard member TRACKHEAD21
    Total Domination
    01 Dec '05 15:09
    Anyone interested in following this set piece can check it out. I start the game minus one knight, against flexmore, and hey if I lose I won't post anything negative in the forums, even against newbies, for 1 whole month :-). Game 1604738
  2. Standard member Ragnorak
    For RHP addons...
    01 Dec '05 17:14
    Who?

    D
  3. Standard member TRACKHEAD21
    Total Domination
    01 Dec '05 17:40
    Originally posted by Ragnorak
    Who?

    D
    who, what?
  4. Standard member Aiko
    Nearing 200000...!
    01 Dec '05 17:59
    Originally posted by TRACKHEAD21
    Anyone interested in following this set piece can check it out. I start the game minus one knight, against flexmore, and hey if I lose I won't post anything negative in the forums, even against newbies, for 1 whole month :-). Game 1604738
    Can I persue you to give up a queen against me for another month?
  5. 01 Dec '05 19:13
    Knight odds - WOW. Thats either amazing confidence or stupidity. Wasn't Morphy known for doing that?

    Just looked it up and he gave Staunton pawn and move odds. He did give knight odds to an American named James Thompson (supposedly a top 12 American at the time)

    source: http://www.jeremysilman.com/chess_history/grt_plyr_pc_morphy.html
  6. Standard member Ravello
    The Rude©
    01 Dec '05 19:20
    Originally posted by zebano
    Knight odds - WOW. Thats either amazing confidence or stupidity.
    Pretty arrogant,aren't you?
    It's just a way to make the game more interesting.
  7. 01 Dec '05 19:44
    Originally posted by Ravello
    Pretty arrogant,aren't you?
    It's just a way to make the game more interesting.
    The "wow" doesn't sound very arrogant to me. Isn't the original post more arrogant?
  8. Standard member Ravello
    The Rude©
    01 Dec '05 19:49
    Originally posted by Mephisto2
    The "wow" doesn't sound very arrogant to me. Isn't the original post more arrogant?
    Obviously I was referring to him talking about "stupidity".
    I played some games with flexmore giving me knight odds and I don't see why it's a stupid thing.
    On top of that set piece games are unrated,so I don't see where the problem is.
  9. 01 Dec '05 19:54
    Originally posted by Ravello
    Obviously I was referring to him talking about "stupidity".
    I played some games with flexmore giving me knight odds and I don't see why it's a stupid thing.
    On top of that set piece games are unrated,so I don't see where the problem is.
    Who said there was a problem?
  10. Standard member Ravello
    The Rude©
    01 Dec '05 20:04 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Mephisto2
    Who said there was a problem?
    Come on Mephisto,don't feign to not understand..
  11. Standard member orfeo
    Missing 285 + 1
    01 Dec '05 21:20 / 1 edit
    Flexmore is well known (or should be) for wanting to play set piece games like this, and offers odds based on the ranking of his opponent.

    So would everybody stop carrying on about 'arrogance' and just address the original post?
  12. Standard member MIODude
    me, not you
    01 Dec '05 21:25
    No Comments on games in progress
  13. Standard member nonnymoose
    Average Guy
    02 Dec '05 02:36
    What's the matter....playing in banded tournaments 700+ below your rating not thrilling enough for you?

    Nonny
  14. Standard member flexmore
    Quack Quack Quack !
    02 Dec '05 07:42
    Originally posted by orfeo
    Flexmore is well known (or should be) for wanting to play set piece games like this, and offers odds based on the ranking of his opponent.

    So would everybody stop carrying on about 'arrogance' and just address the original post?
    true ...

    ... but ...

    ... i just revived my old thread - in the opponents forum ....

    TRACK is a 2200 player - rook odds is fair ... with knight odds i should be the underdog ... TRACK is the favourite here ....

    but do not fear - i have a lot of tricks ready (for someone of my rating)
  15. 02 Dec '05 14:42
    Originally posted by orfeo
    Flexmore is well known (or should be) for wanting to play set piece games like this, and offers odds based on the ranking of his opponent.

    So would everybody stop carrying on about 'arrogance' and just address the original post?
    I was unaware he did this. I also don't see how my post was arrogant. My 'wow' was because I found Trackheads gift of a night arrogant.