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OhioChessFan
Member since Apr-09-05 · Last seen Jan-30-15
Tata Steel Moves Prediction Contest

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

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Carlsen-Anand World Championship (2014)

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Tournament live games:

Live games with Rybka analysis (Not active for Tata): http://www.chessok.com/?page_id=139

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http://www.chessdom.com/tata-steel-...

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Last Year's Tournament Results: Tata Steel 2014

<Karposian> Tat14:BonusRnk(1) + StdMv/Bonus(1)

<juan31> Tat14:StdMvRnk(1t) + StdMv/Bonus(2) + 1stRanker(2t)

<SwitchingQuylthulg> Tat14:StdMvRnk(1t) + 1stRanker(2t)

<Golden Executive> Tat14:StdMvRnk(3) + 1stRanker(1)

<WinKing> Tat14:StdMvRnk(2) + StdMv/Bonus(3) + 1stRanker(3t)

<Penguincw> Tat14:BonusRnk(2)

<chessmoron> Tat14:BonusRnk(3)

<NakoSonorense> Tat14:1stRanker(3t)

<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 29393 times to chessgames   [more...]
   Jan-30-15 A Lein vs Y Shulman, 2006
 
OhioChessFan: I just played through this. There is zero chance he played b5.
 
   Jan-30-15 Wesley So (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <prens: If you are mad with GM Wesley because of what he says and what he does, do yourself a favor to free yourself of stress, get away from this page quick and don't come back> If a professional chess player is mad with what someone says online, he should do himself a ...
 
   Jan-29-15 Yu Lie (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: I was guilty of all 3 but #2 was the lie. I had a "club" that met in the coatroom and we never got caught in our geographical researches. #1, some alleged friends threw a bunch at me. I threw one back. They threw one that landed in the church aisle. I reached out to pick it up ...
 
   Jan-29-15 T Nabaty vs Nakamura, 2015 (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: 3 Pawns to Naka's 4, 2 of yours are doubled? Yeah, that's losing. But I am a bit surprised at how early the resignation was. I guess there's a slim chance it was a time loss just before the 60 move control. Anyway, one sample line where Black gets to it in a hurry. 59. Ke1 Rh1 ...
 
   Jan-29-15 sevenseaman chessforum (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: Yes, Rg4 was the move. The hard part was ignoring that weak back rank and paying attention to the weak g2 square.
 
   Jan-29-15 Kenneth Rogoff (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <CIO: It's been a long time since the Rogoff page wasn't on the recent kibitzing list. Searching it out was a strange experience.> I noticed that too. <Perhaps it has something to do with <diceman>'s recent tear of posts? Everyone is speechless in the face of ...
 
   Jan-29-15 Artur Kogan (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <alfie> Can you provide a little more information about him? I'll update the bio.
 
   Jan-29-15 chancho chessforum (replies)
 
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   Jan-28-15 Clinton Parmelee (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: His brother Bill didn't even know the moves.
 
   Jan-28-15 Kinghunt chessforum (replies)
 
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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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Dec-28-12  The Last Straw: <OhioChessFan>Don't you think it's about time you rename your forum?
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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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Dec-28-12  The Last Straw: I'm on the committee and I'll make rule #1: No fraud. No making up fake usernames. For example, User: asdfhdfajldkhglkldtjvlijtlrkn really is not an account on the chessgames website.
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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.
Dec-28-12  The Last Straw: Well, that should be fine.
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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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  Travis Bickle: Happy New Year Elvis!!
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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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