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Chess anyone?
« on: November 09, 2017, 04:49:03 AM »

Offline greece666

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I used to play for my club in Athens, but never went beyond the novice level (my ELO varies from 1500 to 1700 online). Would be great if anyone here is up for a game. Your level doesnt matter (ie I wont make fun of you if you are a beginner, and I don't care if you are too good and mate me in 10 either). Just wanna play with some Cbloggers.

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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2017, 04:57:14 AM »

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I used to play a lot of chess back in high school and I love the game. I think I was at that 1500-1600 level. Now I play just a game or two per year.
Count me in, for a weekend game.
"The joy of the balling under the rims."

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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2017, 04:58:58 AM »

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I used to play a lot of chess back in high school and I love the game. I think I was at that 1500-1600 level. Now I play just a game or two per year.
Count me in, for a weekend game.

what times are you available? I can send you an invite on lichess, it's a neat site.

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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2017, 05:05:23 AM »

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I used to play a lot of chess back in high school and I love the game. I think I was at that 1500-1600 level. Now I play just a game or two per year.
Count me in, for a weekend game.

what times are you available? I can send you an invite on lichess, it's a neat site.
Sunday, 5 PM, tea time. LOL
"The joy of the balling under the rims."

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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2017, 05:14:18 AM »

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I used to play a lot of chess back in high school and I love the game. I think I was at that 1500-1600 level. Now I play just a game or two per year.
Count me in, for a weekend game.

what times are you available? I can send you an invite on lichess, it's a neat site.
Sunday, 5 PM, tea time. LOL

that will be 4 pm Gr time. I'll post a link to the game here.

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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2017, 06:00:11 AM »

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I知 interested, please post that link

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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2017, 06:11:02 AM »

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I知 interested, please post that link

it only works when we both are available to play.

in any case, this is the site, im greece666 there, add me if you make an account

https://lichess.org/

just for demo purposes an invite would look like that (click on the play with a friend button)

https://lichess.org/QcX6IkgS

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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2017, 06:29:20 AM »

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I too, like Chess.   Sunday is my Wife's Birthday so it is a no-no.   But have a great game!   I doubt I would be very good online.   My greatest strength as a player is reading my opponent, and I don't think I could do that very well on a computer.

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« Reply #8 on: November 09, 2017, 06:42:07 AM »

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I知 interested, please post that link

it only works when we both are available to play.

in any case, this is the site, im greece666 there, add me if you make an account

https://lichess.org/

just for demo purposes an invite would look like that (click on the play with a friend button)

https://lichess.org/QcX6IkgS

Thanks for this link; I'll check this site out.  Haven't played in years, but I captained my high school chess team during my juinor and senior years.  We were really good during the latter campaign, going to the county finals.  I won my game on 2nd board, but in the last game on 3rd board, needing only a draw, our player left his rook en prise...! 

Have you ever played Go? 

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« Reply #9 on: November 09, 2017, 01:00:17 PM »

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I知 interested, please post that link

it only works when we both are available to play.

in any case, this is the site, im greece666 there, add me if you make an account

https://lichess.org/

just for demo purposes an invite would look like that (click on the play with a friend button)

https://lichess.org/QcX6IkgS

Thanks for this link; I'll check this site out.  Haven't played in years, but I captained my high school chess team during my juinor and senior years.  We were really good during the latter campaign, going to the county finals.  I won my game on 2nd board, but in the last game on 3rd board, needing only a draw, our player left his rook en prise...! 

Have you ever played Go?

I tried Go but I had trouble understanding what was happening. If someone can guide me through a bit, I can give it another try. Another game I like is Stratego - I know the Dutch like it, don't know about the US, although iirc there are some masters from there.

You obv are a much better player than me lol, I was playing for our second team that competed in less important events- and nowhere close the second table. And yes, it sucks to lose games this way. In Greece we have a special word for what your teammate did, it could be translated as "sacriprise"  ;D

I love chess stories, and have lots of them, involving drunk Belarusians, gambling Greeks and more  ;D

And sure lichess is a p good site. ICC used to be the big chess site, but once lichess appeared it became completely dominant. Talking of sites https://www.reddit.com/r/chess/ is p good, IMO it is better moderated than most reddit subs. And for the laughs you can try https://www.reddit.com/r/AnarchyChess/ eg



@Celtics4ever sure let me know when you can. Will be a pleasure.

In any case, I ll be here on Sunday and post a link on time.

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« Reply #10 on: November 09, 2017, 01:13:58 PM »

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I'm interested, but not sure if i will be free sunday. If i can i will be here

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« Reply #11 on: November 09, 2017, 01:18:35 PM »

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I知 interested, please post that link

it only works when we both are available to play.

in any case, this is the site, im greece666 there, add me if you make an account

https://lichess.org/

just for demo purposes an invite would look like that (click on the play with a friend button)

https://lichess.org/QcX6IkgS

i think i added you, if i did it correctly

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« Reply #12 on: November 09, 2017, 01:41:24 PM »

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I used to play for my club in Athens, but never went beyond the novice level (my ELO varies from 1500 to 1700 online). Would be great if anyone here is up for a game. Your level doesnt matter (ie I wont make fun of you if you are a beginner, and I don't care if you are too good and mate me in 10 either). Just wanna play with some Cbloggers.
Chess? I thought proper Greeks only play tavli :P

I loved playing chess as a teenager, but wasn't very good mostly because I'd get bored thinking through variations. :P
(Formerly) managing Rilski Sportist to glory at http://www.buzzerbeater.com

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« Reply #13 on: November 10, 2017, 09:14:37 AM »

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I知 interested, please post that link

it only works when we both are available to play.

in any case, this is the site, im greece666 there, add me if you make an account

https://lichess.org/

just for demo purposes an invite would look like that (click on the play with a friend button)

https://lichess.org/QcX6IkgS

I知 CelticsBlog

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« Reply #14 on: November 10, 2017, 09:19:06 AM »

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JaylenBrown was President of his HS chess team. See if he is available.