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Norway Chess Moves Prediction Contest

<Main Focus>: Predicting how many moves in a game for each pairing. tournament page:
Norway Chess (2015)

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[player]-[player] [result] [# of MOVES]

==4 Different Scoring Methods==

Standard Moves Ranker (1st place-Over[3pts], 1st place-Under [7pts], Exact [10pts])

Bonus Ranker (3rd place-Over[1pts],2nd place-Over[2pts],3rd place-Under [5pts], 2nd place-Under [6pts]

Standard Moves/Bonus Ranker [Add all to together]

1st place Ranker [how many 1st place you have in Standard Moves Ranker]

For example:

<Note: Participants 3, 4, and 5 are predicated on nobody scoring an exact as Participant 2 did. If someone hits an exact, the closest score under and over will score the points for second place.>

Actual Game: [player]-[player] 0-1 45

Participant 1: [player]-[player] 1/2 45
Participant 2: [player]-[player] 0-1 45
Participant 3: [player]-[player] 0-1 44
Participant 4: [player]-[player] 0-1 43
Participant 5: [player]-[player] 0-1 46

Participant 1: No points even though 45 is correct. Results must be correct. If Result is wrong and moves # is get no points whatsoever

Participant 2: 10 pts rewarded for correct Result/moves #

Participant 3: 7 pts rewarded for closest under (1st-Under) to 45 moves

Participant 4: 6 pts rewarded for the 2nd closest under (2nd-Under) to 45 moves.

Participant 5: 3 pts rewarded closest OVER(1st-OVER) to 45 moves.

Again, the description of Participant 3, 4, and 5 are based on there being no exact prediction as made by Participant 2.

<IF> there is an exact or an under closest, the highest scoring over participant will be 2nd over. The second closest over will be 3rd over. The <ONLY> time there will be a first over is if there is no exact or under winner.

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OhioChessFan: <First, we wish to highlight the fact that Nye inadvertently revealed some of the weaknesses and even impenetrable barriers that prohibit the naturalistic evolutionary model from being true. Keep in mind that, regardless of the legitimacy of any attacks on the Creation ...
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OhioChessFan: It was so bad <morf> wouldn't honor it by criticizing it.
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OhioChessFan: I'm with <gofer> in that it is one of the easiest Fridays I've seen and am surprised so many had trouble with it. Instead of the Nimzo adage about engaging a weakness on one wing and then moving to the now undefended other wing, this one is engaging a weakness in the ...
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OhioChessFan: <tga: Second thing is your answer to <WannaBe>, which was wrong.> Are you kidding me? Here's the context: <<thegoodanarchist> I am now curious, on an on-side kick, where there's no fair catch, when does the clock start?> Clearly the reference is to the ...
   Nov-24-15 B Belokopyt vs W Hasberger, 2005
OhioChessFan: 42. Rh8 would have been much better. Activating the Rook behind enemy lines has to be better than making the King move to a square he wants to go to anyway.
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