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  1. Donation vaknso
    The Ambassador
    09 Sep '02 02:50
    Not much to report this week. You can view the total number of moves
    made in each games
    at:http://hometown.aol.com/vaknso/myhomepage/profile.html
    And game results
    at:http://students.washington.edu/magates/Chess/Baker/index.html

    John
    Assistant TD Baker Invitational
  2. Donation bbarr
    Chief Justice
    09 Sep '02 03:37
    Wow, some there are 4 games that have logged less than 15 moves
    so far, and these aren't tiebreakers. This tournament will be going
    well into next year at this rate. May I suggest a three-day timeout for
    round two?

    Bennett
  3. 11 Sep '02 21:55
    Bennett,

    Please remember that 7 day timeouts were set out in the rules from
    the start. I try to play everyday, and would like my games to run a
    little quicker but my opponent is in a completely different time zone to
    me so there is not much we can do to sit down and get things moving.
    Introducing 3 day time outs would not be fair. For example, my
    girlfireind lives in an other city to me so I am away on long weekends
    a lot. If I had known the tournament was going to be based around 3
    day timeouts I would not have entered.

    Maybe this is something to consider for the next tournament, or
    instead maybe try to get people in the same time zones playing each
    other in the early rounds

    Andrew 🙂
  4. Donation vaknso
    The Ambassador
    11 Sep '02 22:56
    Andrew,
    The tournament was started with a seven day timeout. It will
    continue to remain so until the tournament is over. We encourage the
    players to make more frequent moves, But we honor the fact that they
    do have seven days to make a move.
    John
    Assistant TD Baker Invitational
  5. Donation bbarr
    Chief Justice
    12 Sep '02 04:35
    Andrew,

    Sorry if I sounded snippy. I don't want anyone to be left out of the
    tournament, and I don't want anyone to be inconvenienced. Sorry if I
    offended.

    Bennett
  6. 12 Sep '02 06:50
    Don't worry Bennett, just outlining the other side of the story!

    Andrew
  7. Donation vaknso
    The Ambassador
    11 Sep '02 23:00
    Bennett,
    We encourage players to move more frequently. The
    tournament started with seven day timeout and will remain so. Rules
    apply to those who help run the tournament. We have an obligation to
    live up to the rules put out at the beginning of the tournament.
    John
    Assistant TD Baker Invitational