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OhioChessFan
Member since Apr-09-05 · Last seen Nov-22-17
Biel 2017 Moves Prediction Contest

<Main Focus>: Predicting how many moves in a game for each pairing.

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Biel (2017)

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<Format>:

[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 correct...you 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 has kibitzed 36240 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Nov-22-17 Team White vs Team Black, 2006
 
OhioChessFan: Precious memories, how they linger. I sure love when this is the Opening of the Day and I'm reminded to pop back to this game.
 
   Nov-21-17 playground player chessforum
 
OhioChessFan: <pp: Those are only a few of Canada's DeLuxe Fun Pack. In Sweden a minister was jailed for preaching against homosexuality. In the UK a bishop was arrested (briefly) for doing the same. But of course none of those things will happen in Australia because the "Yes" crowd ...
 
   Nov-21-17 Team White vs Team Black, 2017 (replies)
   Nov-21-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <A report published in 2004 by the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission pointed to many Muslim Australians who felt the Australian media was unfairly critical of, and often vilified their community due to generalisations of terrorism and the emphasis on crime.> ...
 
   Nov-20-17 Max Deutsch (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: As an example of how ridiculous that list is, John Scarne could memorize the order of a deck of cards in one riffle. Compared to that, doing it in less than 2 minutes isn't that great. I think comparing Scarne to Carlsen is a fair analogy. I don't know what the chess equivalent
 
   Nov-20-17 OhioChessFan chessforum
 
OhioChessFan: Going to do London, <chessmoron> ? http://www.londonchessclassic.com/g...
 
   Nov-20-17 J Watson vs H Charlick, 1880
 
OhioChessFan: "Charlick Horse"
 
   Nov-20-17 I Smikovski vs A Lastin, 2006
 
OhioChessFan: "Ever Lastin Knights"
 
   Nov-20-17 W So vs L Dominguez, 2017
 
OhioChessFan: Awful. Increments, please.
 
   Nov-15-17 Kotronias vs Bologan, 2007
 
OhioChessFan: After a quick play through, I understand about 10 moves total.
 
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  OhioChessFan: <juan> You can offer a draw, but it would never be proper to suggest they resign.
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  morfishine: <OhioChessFan> Excellent job with the forum hosting! And your tunes were outstanding; a wonder to us all

I hope you and your family have a great Holiday season and a prosperous New Year!

Best, Morf

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  jessicafischerqueen: I'm really enjoying the blue hyperlinks I don't know why they appeal to me so much.

Anyways I hope you had a good Christmas!

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  juan31: Thank you for your answer Ohio Chess Fan.
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  OhioChessFan: I like that there's no rules, so how about calling that Strong Suggestion #1? And I agree and have always followed it. And Chanco has some say in the matter.
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<<Year!>>

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  playground player: <OCF> I must be the only one here who totally doesn't understand all this "user" stuff.

Happy New Year, man!

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  Annie K.: Happy New Year, <Ohio>! :)
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I echoed your comments but didn't credit you because I didn't want to be <discussing> the nominations. Great idea.

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