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OhioChessFan
Member since Apr-09-05 · Last seen May-03-16
Norway Chess 2016 Moves Prediction Contest

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

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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 32174 times to chessgames   [more...]
   May-03-16 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <dynamica> you didn't list all the ingredient quantities. How much graham crackers, cream cheese, eggs, vanilla and apples?
 
   May-02-16 M Saucey vs J Piat, 2001
 
OhioChessFan: "Saucey At My Gates"
 
   May-02-16 J Parry vs H Ditmas, 2014
 
OhioChessFan: "Ditmas Test"
 
   May-02-16 Charles Namson (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: Charlie Nam.
 
   May-02-16 Naiditsch vs T Makowski, 2012
 
OhioChessFan: Ouch. Going Pawn hunting against a GM? Even an 1800 playing rapid should have figured there was something suspicious about 20. c5.
 
   May-02-16 Phony Benoni chessforum (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: If Votto played on a different team, people would see how good he is. He should lead the league in runs scored by a mile. But with the feeble lineup around him, he just stands on first after getting htere.
 
   May-02-16 Jeremy Lim (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: 2-2 Final. Pay the men at 5000-1.
 
   May-02-16 Ultimate Blitz Challenge (2016) (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <Many concepts have a double existence, depending on how you look at them. Take Nature, for example. It is self-evident to many people that Nature is *out there*, and owes nothing to humans. But it is equally evident to others that Nature is a category that humans impose on ...
 
   May-02-16 Marcel Duchamp
 
OhioChessFan: "I am not going to New York, I am leaving Paris. That’s quite different."
 
   May-02-16 V Soultanbeieff vs L Ambuhl, 1943
 
OhioChessFan: Maybe even "Not Ambuhlatory".
 
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  juan31: a question to the experts in chess (sorry my english) ¿ is correct ask to resignation to the Master ? thank you for the answer
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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.
Dec-28-12
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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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  chancho:

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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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Dec-31-12  The Last Straw: Happy New Year!
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  Annie K.: Happy New Year, <Ohio>! :)
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  chancho: GQ - Disco Nights
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  hms123: <OCF> <I nominate <All Bistro Biographers, collectively> by acclamation for best historian. >

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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