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  1. 05 Mar '04 17:46
    Hello chessfriends!

    It would be very interesting to organize a championship with two or three better players of every country. I listen to opinions. I greet all, javierchaca
  2. Donation Quirine
    Tovenaar
    05 Mar '04 21:07 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by JavierChaca
    Hello chessfriends!

    It would be very interesting to organize a championship with two or three better players of every country. I listen to opinions. I greet all, javierchaca
    I like the idea!
    Maybe it can go like this:
    2, 3 or 4 members, 4 has my preference. 1st board of every country plays 1st board of the other country's that are participating, 2nd plays 2nd etc. Winner is the team with the most points in total. Maybe there can be a play-off if there's a tie for first place.
    And for thinking time I suggest zero timeout with a timebank of 30 or 40 days.

    Otto
  3. Standard member SirLoseALot
    Shut Gorohoviy!
    06 Mar '04 06:05
    Yep,yep,yep,let's have such a tourney.
    GO BELGIUM!
  4. Standard member flexmore
    Quack Quack Quack !
    06 Mar '04 06:18
    LevonB and i would be one of the top two australians: poor pathetic australia. i am the 111th rated player on site at present, Levon is 114th

    but maybe our government has plans to colonise new zealand! - then we get skeeter(5), Brett L(21) and Peter9(40)!

    or we could just try to be diplomatic and friendly with skeeter. ...mmm.... maybe i better get myself a chess book and start studying.
  5. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    06 Mar '04 09:13
    Originally posted by flexmore
    LevonB and i would be one of the top two australians: poor pathetic australia. i am the 111th rated player on site at present, Levon is 114th

    but maybe our government has plans to colonise new zealand! - then we get skeeter(5), Brett L(21) and Peter9(40)!

    or we could just try to be diplomatic and friendly with skeeter. ...mmm.... maybe i better get myself a chess book and start studying.
    Hey flex. You know we are a nation of Waka jumpers. I would certainly consider jumping a ditch if the right amount of beads and blankets were offered. Besides, it would raise the average IQ of both countries

    skeeter

    PS ( Stage aside to the audience - Flex is not aware that skeeter also holds an Australian passport and we are not about to tell him. Are we?)
  6. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    06 Mar '04 09:33 / 2 edits
    Originally posted by skeeter
    Hey flex. You know we are a nation of Waka jumpers. I would certainly consider jumping a ditch if the right amount of beads and blankets were offered. Besides, it would raise the average IQ of both countries

    skeeter

    PS ( Stage asid ...[text shortened]... Australian passport and we are not about to tell him. Are we?)
    Bugger
  7. 17 Mar '04 18:37
    Originally posted by Quirine
    I like the idea!
    Maybe it can go like this:
    2, 3 or 4 members, 4 has my preference. 1st board of every country plays 1st board of the other country's that are participating, 2nd plays 2nd etc. Winner is the team with the most points in total. Maybe there can be a play-off if there's a tie for first place.
    And for thinking time I suggest zero timeout with a timebank of 30 or 40 days.

    Otto
    Yes, but for timeout I prefer 3days with a timebank of 40days. Similar to e-mail tournaments.
    Regards, Javierchaca
  8. 17 Mar '04 18:41
    ise NZOriginally posted by flexmore
    LevonB and i would be one of the top two australians: poor pathetic australia. i am the 111th rated player on site at present, Levon is 114th

    but maybe our government has plans to colonise new zealand! - then we get skeeter(5), Brett L(21) and Peter9(40)!

    or we could just try to be diplomatic and friendly with skeeter. ...mmm.... maybe i better get myself a chess book and start studying.
    Argentina has Littlebear (#9 2077), Javierchaca (#23 1943) and jose sureda (#? 1301). There are more players, but no pawnstars.
    Regards, Javier.-

    PD: I we can´t colonise NZ, maybe helps you USA!!! jajaja
    Regards, Javier
  9. Standard member NicolaiS
    Cannabist
    17 Mar '04 19:55
    Considering that I am one of the "worst" players from Holland I will never be able to compete in such a tournement (4 dutchies in the top 10!!!!!!!!) .... but there could be additional divisions I suppose as there are many countries with lots of players.
  10. 17 Mar '04 22:48
    Just remember Skeeter joined the active clan leader tournament when he knew he was not an active leader. You will end up with people joining the Antartic team who have never been to the Antartic.
    Also you will get players who do not make there own team changing the flag to join another.

    Its a great idea but will need some control as cheats could kill it.

    Am I over negative by a focus on cheats. Answers on a postcard to Skeeter.
  11. Standard member skeeter
    515 + 30 days
    18 Mar '04 04:35
    Originally posted by seanpbutler
    Just remember Skeeter joined the active clan leader tournament when he knew he was not an active leader. You will end up with people joining the Antartic team who have never been to the Antartic.
    Also you will get players who do not make there own team changing the flag to join another.

    Its a great idea but will need some control as cheats could kill it.

    Am I over negative by a focus on cheats. Answers on a postcard to Skeeter.
    All postcards gratefully received

    skeeter
  12. Standard member tejo
    a unique loser
    18 Mar '04 10:37
    Originally posted by Quirine
    I like the idea!
    Maybe it can go like this:
    2, 3 or 4 members, 4 has my preference. 1st board of every country plays 1st board of the other country's that are participating, 2nd plays 2nd etc. Winner is the team with the most points in total. Maybe there can be a play-off if there's a tie for first place.
    And for thinking time I suggest zero timeout with a timebank of 30 or 40 days.

    Otto
    I really like the idea. It sounds like the clan tournament stuff I mentioned before, but then I was told that it would not happen very soon, but I would really like to play in such tournament.
  13. Standard member flexmore
    Quack Quack Quack !
    18 Mar '04 11:49 / 3 edits
    Originally posted by Quirine
    I like the idea!
    Maybe it can go like this:
    2, 3 or 4 members, 4 has my preference. 1st board of every country plays 1st board of the other country's that are participating, 2nd plays 2nd etc. Winner is the team with the most points in t ...[text shortened]... e I suggest zero timeout with a timebank of 30 or 40 days.

    Otto
    tejo is right that Quirine is right that JavierChaca is right that this is great idea !!!!!
    (but not for australia )

    perhaps have 50 boards to include more players:
    top board is worth 50 points, 2nd board 49 points, 3rd board 48 points etc

    probly best to just experiment with 3 or 4 boards first.
  14. Standard member flexmore
    Quack Quack Quack !
    18 Mar '04 11:53 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by NicolaiS
    Considering that I am one of the "worst" players from Holland I will never be able to compete in such a tournement (4 dutchies in the top 10!!!!!!!!) .... but there could be additional divisions I suppose as there are many countries with lots of players.
    i have played many dutch players - and you are number one in my eyes !!!

    (sorry tejo - but you do come in second ;-) )
  15. Standard member NicolaiS
    Cannabist
    18 Mar '04 12:13
    Originally posted by flexmore
    i have played many dutch players - and you are number one in my eyes !!!

    (sorry tejo - but you do come in second ;-) )
    ...... thats makes me blush ... and Francis you are my favorite Aussie ... if you stop beating me up every time