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Member since Apr-09-05 · Last seen Apr-24-14
WCC Candidates Moves Prediction Contest

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

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<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: < The World Champion Chicago Blackhawks 4 St Louis 3 in OT!> Fabulous game. Hey, is your brother a dirty player or are they just cry babies?
 
   Apr-24-14 Carlsen vs Radjabov, 2014 (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: I've been messing with the Rf4 ideas but White has a nice counter-after the smoke clears-of Rf1 and the f Pawn is hard to defend.
 
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OhioChessFan: A couple tries and then an argument in favor of "attain". "But his performance against the best opposition was not yet strong enough to warrant the Soviet grandmaster title." "But his performance against the best opposition was not yet strong enough to be awarded the Soviet ...
 
   Apr-23-14 twinlark chessforum (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: I generally think posts should stand. Deleting them sort of changes history and changes the context of discussion. As for the point under consideration of math as an invention or discovery of man, I am strongly on the side of discovery. The natural state of affairs always ...
 
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OhioChessFan: <PiPi: All the progressives here are going to choose the gay scoutmaster, and yet Wonderful Mother Russia gets their thumb up-- --to persecute gays now in Crimea. > I've said for years that conflict between the various forms of totalitarianism and the gay agenda is ...
 
   Apr-22-14 Karjakin vs Carlsen, 2014 (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: 43...b5 was an interesting possibility > Fritz agrees. He rates 43..Ke7 a 1.33 blunder at lower depths.
 
   Apr-22-14 Illya Nyzhnyk
 
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(the links are different from the ones in my previous post although they look the same)

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  lost in space: Merry Christmas for you and your family, <OCF>
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  OhioChessFan: <TLS> rule #1 is there are no rules. But a guidleine might be to use the same capitalization as the user name, ie,

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which is how the user name in fact comes up.

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  OhioChessFan: I like how User: John has been on the site 10 years and never kibitzed.
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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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  The Last Straw: <OhioChessFan>Don't you think it's about time you rename your forum?
Dec-28-12
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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

Dec-28-12
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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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  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.
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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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  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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