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  1. 20 Jun '14 23:14
    The latest RHP Championship Report with a strong football slant.

    A Player resigning in a won position.
    A player missing mate in one and allowing a stalemate.
    Players castling into mate in one both on the Kingside and the QUeenside.
    Missed Chances, Own Goals and Gaffs.

    And the Maradona Mate.
  2. Subscriber Ponderable
    chemist
    21 Jun '14 10:46
    Originally posted by greenpawn34
    The latest RHP Championship Report with a strong football slant.

    A Player resigning in a won position.
    A player missing mate in one and allowing a stalemate.
    Players castling into mate in one both on the Kingside and the QUeenside.
    Missed Chances, Own Goals and Gaffs.

    And the Maradona Mate.
    great blog again, what I missed was the answer to teh Question: why Maradona mate? Where is the hand of God?
  3. 21 Jun '14 14:10
    Hi Ponderable,

    I consider Maradona as the greatest ever football player. (a hand of God joke simply
    escaped me, though if I had worked on it I'm sure I could have found an example.)

    The 'Maradona Mate' is more catchy than 'The Family Fork Checkmate.'
  4. Standard member DeepThought
    Losing the Thread
    22 Jun '14 02:04
    Hi GP,
    another good Blog. I enjoy reading them, but don't always have much to say. Keep it up, as the actress said to the chess piece...