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  1. Behind you...
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    13 Jun '05 03:10
    What a tournament setting..... 40 games with a 21/21 timebank. Chances of another one of these happening any time soon...?
  2. Standard memberflexmore
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    13 Jun '05 03:251 edit
    you like that?!?!?!

    there are 1000's of players here and you want a tournament for 21 players?

    you want a time limit where: if someone does use their time then: 21 days x 40 moves = 840 days is the time their opponent spends waiting ?!?!

    😴
  3. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    13 Jun '05 03:54
    Originally posted by flexmore
    you like that?!?!?!

    there are 1000's of players here and you want a tournament for 21 players?

    you want a time limit where: if someone does use their time then: 21 days x 40 moves = 840 days is the time their opponent spends waiting ?!?!

    😴
    21*40 + 21 = 861 for a 40 move game (neglecting time you spent on your moves).
  4. Standard memberflexmore
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    13 Jun '05 04:24
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    21*40 + 21 = 861 for a 40 move game (neglecting time you spent on your moves).
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  5. Behind you...
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    13 Jun '05 09:28
    What, either of you got something better to do these next two years?
  6. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    13 Jun '05 09:59
    Originally posted by seraphimvulture
    What, either of you got something better to do these next two years?
    861/365.25 = 2.357 years

    2.357 years = 2 years 130 days 9 hours 27 minutes and 21.6 seconds

    It seems I don't have anything better to do.
  7. Brisbane, Australia
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    13 Jun '05 11:15
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    861/365.25 = 2.357 years

    2.357 years = 2 years 130 days 9 hours 27 minutes and 21.6 seconds

    It seems I don't have anything better to do.
    I would agree.

    I just entered all open tournaments...hope I know what I'm doing.
  8. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    13 Jun '05 11:18
    Originally posted by D43M0N
    I would agree.

    I just entered all open tournaments...hope I know what I'm doing.
    So did I. I figure I can get most of my Grand Split Seven games well underway before I get out of the opening in the upcoming 3/7 league games (when the damn first season ends). The Long Haul is simple enough thanks to a 21 day timeout and the Commodus is groups of 4 so only 6 games.
  9. Brisbane, Australia
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    14 Jun '05 08:42
    I know have a heap of games against players who are all about 500 ratings above me...2 against 2000+ (my ratings just under 900, for those to lazy to check)...I'm screwed.
  10. Behind you...
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    14 Jun '05 18:131 edit
    Originally posted by D43M0N
    I know have a heap of games against players who are all about 500 ratings above me...2 against 2000+ (my ratings just under 900, for those to lazy to check)...I'm screwed.
    Well see that's what's so great about chess, and really about any another game that anyone plays. When you first sit down, both you and your opponent are starting off perfectly even, and any combination or move is possible from then on, so trully anyone can beat anyone in this game. Ratings are just more like Vegas-odds... The odds of a 900 beating a 2000+ are----.... wow I'm sorry, my calculator exploded. Son of a.... Meh, well regardless, you still have a shot. 😀


    -Kev
  11. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    14 Jun '05 22:00
    Originally posted by seraphimvulture
    Well see that's what's so great about chess, and really about any another game that anyone plays. When you first sit down, both you and your opponent are starting off perfectly even, and any combination or move is possible from then on, so trully anyone can beat anyone in this game. Ratings are just more like Vegas-odds... The odds of a 900 beating ...[text shortened]... , my calculator exploded. Son of a.... Meh, well regardless, you still have a shot. 😀


    -Kev
    1 to 563.3 against.
  12. Standard memberAiko
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    14 Jun '05 22:46
    Originally posted by XanthosNZ
    1 to 563.3 against.
    I came close at move number 29 though: Game 1161440.
    Just needed one overlook at exactly the right moment...
  13. Standard memberXanthosNZ
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    14 Jun '05 23:14
    Originally posted by Aiko
    I came close at move number 29 though: Game 1161440.
    Just needed one overlook at exactly the right moment...
    The "Oh look a zeppelin" tactic. I know it well.
    Anyway based on current ratings you have a win expectancy of 0.051 against me.

    Redoing the 900 vs. 2000 because I think I did it wrong I get a win expectancy of 0.0018.
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