Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ulster championships 2015

The Ulster Chess Union’s organisation of this year’s Ulster Championship included a major effort to upgrade the technology: not only live boards, but also a live webcam, added to the plush surroundings of the Europa Hotel in Belfast. By all … Continue reading

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The Labyrinth: Enter at your own risk!

I’m still undecided on whether to continue

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Arbitrary and capricious—II

The last post asked how it could be that the tie-break system placed Philip Short ahead of Stephen Brady. The tie-break system was Median Buchholz followed by Buchholz, i.e., just sums of opponent scores (with median dropping the highest and … Continue reading

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