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OhioChessFan
Member since Apr-09-05 · Last seen Feb-21-17
London Chess Classic 2016 Moves Prediction Contest

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

Chessgames.com tournament page:
London Chess Classic (2016)

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***Hall of Fame***
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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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   Feb-20-17 Dionysius1 chessforum (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <Democracy is not a moral principle, it is a political principle. > I think it's a political principle that stands well enough on its own, but even better with consideration of moral principle. What would 40 ECF translate to in ELO?
 
   Feb-20-17 Kenneth S Rogoff (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: And yes, the consequences are with God. I hope the homosexuals enjoy their temporal little political victories. It's all they got.
 
   Feb-20-17 Kibitzer's Café (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: Let's see it Luke.
 
   Feb-19-17 David Bronstein (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: This is the game in question: Csom vs Bronstein, 1968 Edward Winter claims the story is myth: http://www.chesshistory.com/winter/...
 
   Feb-19-17 Jeremy Lim (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: No way is Thomas 5' 9". Anyone else considering how high quality the NFL candidates for the HOF are compared to the Basketball HOF? If I had a basketball ballot, I might not vote for anyone. And then I look at who doesn't even make the final list in the NFL and it's a bunch ...
 
   Feb-19-17 chessgames.com chessforum (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: You know what they say. Print the legendary quote, not the factual quote.
 
   Feb-19-17 Juan Joel Arencibia
 
OhioChessFan: Does anyone know if he's related to Walter Arencibia Both Cuban, born a year apart, have 2 games in the database.
 
   Feb-19-17 Fischer vs E Jimenez Zerquera, 1970
 
OhioChessFan: Yeah, but it's winning!
 
   Feb-19-17 Tata Steel (2017) (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: Okay, had to add <NaunsyamengPangarap> to ignore. Anyone who gives an audience to <tolengoy> joins him on ignore. It is beyond belief. I think <cg.c> should ban <tolengoy> and all the socks but I don't own the site. If I did, he'd be long gone. In the ...
 
   Feb-19-17 Memorable Quotes chessforum (replies)
 
OhioChessFan: <Abdel> and <saffuna> please leave the political issues off this page. I understand your take on unintentionally funny, but (for the most part) this page has been an oasis from the ill will everywhere else on the site. And how hard do you think it'd be for someone ...
 
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Moves Prediction Contest

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Jan-28-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessmoron: ♔ Tata Steel 2017: <Round 12> Result ♔

<Adhiban-Giri, 1/2-1/2 in 34 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['offramp', '1/2-1/2', '33']]
2nd Under, 6 points: [['Penguincw', '1/2-1/2', '30']]

3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: [['alfamikewhiskey', '1/2-1/2', '35']]

3rd Over, 1 point1: [['Golden Executive', '1/2-1/2', '40'], ['lostemperor', '1/2-1/2', '40'], ['OhioChessFan', '1/2-1/2', '40']]

===

<Aronian-van Wely, 1-0 in 34 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['offramp', '1-0', '30']]
2nd Under, 6 points: []
3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: [['Golden Executive', '1-0', '35']]

3rd Over, 1 point1: [['sea otter', '1-0', '36']]

===

<Eljanov-Carlsen, 0-1 in 60 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['Penguincw', '0-1', '53']]
2nd Under, 6 points: [['alfamikewhiskey', '0-1', '41']]

3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: [['offramp', '0-1', '62']]
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

===

<Harikrishna-Rapport, 1/2-1/2 in 52 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['lostemperor', '1/2-1/2', '45']]

2nd Under, 6 points: [['chessmoron', '1/2-1/2', '43']]

3rd Under, 5 points: [['offramp', '1/2-1/2', '41']]

Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

===

<Karjakin-Nepomniachtchi, 1/2-1/2 in 21 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: []
2nd Under, 6 points: []
3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: [['SwitchingQuylthulg', '1/2-1/2', '30'], ['WinKing', '1/2-1/2', '30'], ['Penguincw', '1/2-1/2', '30']]

2nd Over, 2 points: [['alfamikewhiskey', '1/2-1/2', '40']]

3rd Over, 1 point1: [['offramp', '1/2-1/2', '41']]

===

<So-Wei, 1/2-1/2 in 32 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['Penguincw', '1/2-1/2', '30']]

2nd Under, 6 points: [['OhioChessFan', '1/2-1/2', '26']]

3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: [['offramp', '1/2-1/2', '33'], ['Golden Executive', '1/2-1/2', '33']]

3rd Over, 1 point1: [['lostemperor', '1/2-1/2', '35']]

===

<Wojtaszek-Andreikin, 1/2-1/2 in 51 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['WinKing', '1/2-1/2', '47']]

2nd Under, 6 points: [['SwitchingQuylthulg', '1/2-1/2', '46']]

3rd Under, 5 points: [['lostemperor', '1/2-1/2', '45']]

Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

Jan-28-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessmoron: Round 12 Summary:

Perfect # moves predictions for this round goes to:

NONE

Highest scores in the Bonus Ranker: 10 points: <alfamikewhiskey> and <offramp>

Results:

Moves Ranker - Through <Round 12>

Score, UserID, Over, Under, Exact

123, WinKing, 2, 11, 4
103, lostemperor, 1, 10, 3
78, SwitchingQuylthulg, 3, 7, 2
65, Penguincw, 2, 7, 1
63, alfamikewhiskey, 6, 5, 1
59, offramp, 0, 7, 1
51, chessmoron, 1, 4, 2
41, sea otter, 1, 4, 1
24, wordfunph, 1, 3, 0
22, Golden Executive, 4, 0, 1
17, OhioChessFan, 1, 2, 0
7, juan31, 0, 1, 0

===

Bonus Ranker - Through <Round 12>

Score, UserID, 3-Over, 2-Over, 3-Under, 2-Under

96, Golden Executive, 5, 8, 9, 5
84, lostemperor, 5, 5, 3, 9
77, chessmoron, 3, 9, 4, 6
74, offramp, 8, 6, 6, 4
71, sea otter, 4, 8, 3, 6
71, WinKing, 3, 3, 4, 7
62, SwitchingQuylthulg, 3, 1, 3, 7
59, alfamikewhiskey, 0, 5, 5, 4
54, Penguincw, 4, 3, 4, 4
53, OhioChessFan, 5, 7, 2, 4
37, wordfunph, 1, 10, 2, 1
4, juan31, 2, 1, 0, 0

===

Moves+Bonus Ranker - Through <Round 12>

Score, UserID

194, WinKing
187, lostemperor
140, SwitchingQuylthulg
133, offramp
128, chessmoron
122, alfamikewhiskey
119, Penguincw
118, Golden Executive
112, sea otter
70, OhioChessFan
61, wordfunph
11, juan31

===

Moves Ranker (# of 1st place UNDER/OVER) - Through <Round 12>

Score,UserID

17, WinKing
14, lostemperor
12, alfamikewhiskey
12, SwitchingQuylthulg
10, Penguincw
8, offramp
7, chessmoron
6, sea otter
5, Golden Executive
4, wordfunph
3, OhioChessFan
1, juan31

Jan-28-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Round 13:

Rapport - Adhiban 1/2-1/2 26
van Wely - Harikrishna 1/2-1/2 41
Andreikin - Aronian 1-0 44
Nepomniachtchi - So 1/2-1/2 26
Carlsen - Karjakin 1/2-1/2 50
Giri - Eljanov 1/2-1/2 26
Wei Yi - Wojtaszek 1-0 40

Jan-28-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessmoron: Rapport - Adhiban 1/2 35
Van Wely - Harikrishna 1/2 42
Andreikin - Aronian 1/2 40
Nepomniachtchi - So 1/2 41
Carlsen - Karjakin 1-0 43
Giri - Eljanov 1/2 37
Wei - Wojtaszek 1-0 42
Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Good luck to everyone. I hope everyone got the memo about the early start this round. I am working horrible hours so I will not be around anywhere near the conclusion of this round. <chessmoron's> timezone is pretty much the same AM time as chessgames' PM time, so be patient on the final round results.

Thanks to everyone for playing and hope our next tournament is soon.

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Golden Executive: Round 13:

Rapport - Adhiban 1/2 40
van Wely - Harikrishna 1/2 40
Andreikin - Aronian 1/2 40
Nepomniachtchi - So 1/2 35
Carlsen - Karjakin 1/2 40
Giri - Eljanov 1/2 35
Wei - Wojtaszek 1/2 40

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WinKing: Round 13

Rapport - Adhiban 1/2 40
Van Wely - Harikrishna 1/2 42
Andreikin - Aronian 1/2 40
Nepomniachtchi - So 1/2 41
Carlsen - Karjakin 1/2 51
Giri - Eljanov 1/2 40
Wei - Wojtaszek 1/2 40

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: Round 13:

Rapport - Adhiban 1/2 40
van Wely - Harikrishna 1/2 34
Andreikin - Aronian 1/2 20
Nepomniachtchi - So 1/2 26
Carlsen - Karjakin 1/2 51
Giri - Eljanov 1/2 40
Wei - Wojtaszek 1/2 30

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: Games have started.
Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lostemperor: Oops.
Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lostemperor: Too early for real chess players! :p
Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessmoron: ♔ Tata Steel 2017: <FINAL Round> Result ♔

<Andreikin-Aronian, 1-0 in 50 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['Penguincw', '1-0', '44']]
2nd Under, 6 points: []
3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

===

<Carlsen-Karjakin, 1/2-1/2 in 53 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['WinKing', '1/2-1/2', '51'], ['SwitchingQuylthulg', '1/2-1/2', '51'], ['OhioChessFan', '1/2-1/2', '51']]

2nd Under, 6 points: [['Penguincw', '1/2-1/2', '50']]

3rd Under, 5 points: [['offramp', '1/2-1/2', '45']]

Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

===

<Giri-Eljanov, 1/2-1/2 in 63 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['sea otter', '1/2-1/2', '54']]

2nd Under, 6 points: [['WinKing', '1/2-1/2', '40'], ['SwitchingQuylthulg', '1/2-1/2', '40']]

3rd Under, 5 points: [['offramp', '1/2-1/2', '38']]

Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

===

<Nepomniachtchi-So, 0-1 in 28 moves.>--No one got it!

===

<Rapport-Adhiban, 0-1 in 41 moves.>--No one got it!

===

<van Wely-Harikrishna, 1-0 in 36 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: []
2nd Under, 6 points: []
3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: [['wordfunph', '1-0', '50']]
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

===

<Wei-Wojtaszek, 0-1 in 70 moves.>

Exact, 10 points: []
Under, 7 points: [['wordfunph', '0-1', '50']]

2nd Under, 6 points: [['alfamikewhiskey', '0-1', '40']]

3rd Under, 5 points: []
Over, 3 points: []
2nd Over, 2 points: []
3rd Over, 1 point1: []

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessmoron: FINAL Round Summary:

Perfect # moves predictions for this round goes to:

NONE

Highest scores in the Bonus Ranker: 10 points: <offramp>

Results:

Moves Ranker - Through <FINAL Round>

Score, UserID, Over, Under, Exact

♔ 130, WinKing, 2, 12, 4
♘ 103, lostemperor, 1, 10, 3
♗ 85, SwitchingQuylthulg, 3, 8, 2
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
72, Penguincw, 2, 8, 1
63, alfamikewhiskey, 6, 5, 1
59, offramp, 0, 7, 1
51, chessmoron, 1, 4, 2
48, sea otter, 1, 5, 1
34, wordfunph, 2, 4, 0
24, OhioChessFan, 1, 3, 0
22, Golden Executive, 4, 0, 1
7, juan31, 0, 1, 0

===

Bonus Ranker - Through <FINAL Round>

Score, UserID, 3-Over, 2-Over, 3-Under, 2-Under

♔ 96, Golden Executive, 5, 8, 9, 5
♘ 84, offramp, 8, 6, 8, 4
♘ 84, lostemperor, 5, 5, 3, 9
♗ 77, chessmoron, 3, 9, 4, 6
♗ 77, WinKing, 3, 3, 4, 8
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
71, sea otter, 4, 8, 3, 6
68, SwitchingQuylthulg, 3, 1, 3, 8
65, alfamikewhiskey, 0, 5, 5, 5
60, Penguincw, 4, 3, 4, 5
53, OhioChessFan, 5, 7, 2, 4
37, wordfunph, 1, 10, 2, 1
4, juan31, 2, 1, 0, 0

===

Moves+Bonus Ranker - Through <FINAL Round>

Score, UserID

♔ 207, WinKing
♘ 187, lostemperor
♗ 153, SwitchingQuylthulg
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
143, offramp
132, Penguincw
128, chessmoron
128, alfamikewhiskey
119, sea otter
118, Golden Executive
77, OhioChessFan
71, wordfunph
11, juan31

===

Moves Ranker (# of 1st place UNDER/OVER) - Through <FINAL Round>

Score,UserID

♔ 18, WinKing
♘ 14, lostemperor
♗ 13, SwitchingQuylthulg
~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
12, alfamikewhiskey
11, Penguincw
8, offramp
7, chessmoron
7, sea otter
6, wordfunph
5, Golden Executive
4, OhioChessFan
1, juan31

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Penguincw: Great contest. Thanks to <chessmoron> and <OhioChessFan> for making it possible.

Congrats to <WinKing> for the triple crown, and <Golden Executive> for taking the 4th gold. Congrats to all the other medalists, and hope to see you next time (which I imagine will be Norway in June).

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  chessmoron: ♙<WINNER'S CORNER>

♔♔♔♗ <WinKing> Tata16:StdMvRnk(1) + BonusRnk(3t) + StdMv/Bonus(1) + 1stRanker(1)

<Golden Executive> Tata16:BonusRnk(1)

♘♘♘♘ <lostemperor> Tata16:StdMvRnk(2) + BonusRnk(2t) + StdMv/Bonus(2) + 1stRanker(2)

<offramp> Tata16:BonusRnk(2t)

♗♗♗ <SwitchingQuylthulg> Tata16:StdMvRnk(3) + StdMv/Bonus(3) + 1stRanker(3)

<chessmoron> Tata16:BonusRnk(3t)

Jan-29-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: ** Final Recap **

<WinKing> finished off a smashing success with a Triple Crown, and a bronze to go along with it. <GE> held on for nearly the whole show in the Bonus Ranker. Sadly, <lostemperor> somehow or another missed the final round and a chance to create a great finish. <le> did hold on for an amazing 4 silver medals. <offramp> came through with one silver, and <Switch> quietly had 3 bronze. After his fast start, <chessmoron> did hold on for one bronze. <OhioChessFan> was proud to end up last in only one ranker. <Wannabe> is hoping to bet double or nothing on his current 4 snowball debt to the Chessgames Bookie.

Thanks to <chessmoron> for running the show, thanks to all the mistake catchers and starters, and we hope to see you next time.

Jan-30-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  WinKing: Thanks <chessmoron> for all the hard work it took in running this very exciting Tata Steel prediction contest. Thanks also to <OhioChessFan> for hosting & commentating the event.

Congratulations to all of the medal winners! Special grats to <Golden Executive> on picking up a gold in the Bonus Ranker. I saw no way I could get my hands on that one <GE>. You knew how to hold on to it being a veteran HOF'er & I didn't want to risk being greedy. ;) Well played on your part!

Jan-30-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  offramp: Yes; thank you for all your hard work, <chessmoron>! It really is a lot of fun! Also of course to <OhioChessFan> for the very funny resumés.

Many congrats to <Winking> on his crashing triumph. Very well done! Also to <Golden Executive>!

Jan-30-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  lostemperor: Thanks <chessmoron> for another fun contest, <OhioChessFan> for random reports, <WinKing> for assist. Congratulations to the winners especially those who beat me!:)
Jan-30-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  SwitchingQuylthulg: Congratulations to the winners and medalists, and thanks to <chessmoron> and <OhioChessFan> for hosting!
Jan-30-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  alfamikewhiskey: Thanks for hosting!
Jan-30-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  wordfunph: hurrah for hosting!
Jan-31-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  Golden Executive: Thanks <chessmoron> and <OCF> for running and hosting the show, a great one again!.

Congratulations to all the medal winners, especially to <WinKing> on his awesome Triple Crown to consolidate his supremacy in the Hall of Fame:

WinKing - 27 G's
chessmoron - 23 G's
SwitchingQuylthulg - 22 G's
OhioChessFan - 17 G's
wordfunph - 13 G's

See you guys next time.

Jan-31-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  OhioChessFan: Final Quadruple Clown Standings:

1. <OhioChessFan> 7

2. <wordfunph> 8

Nobody else even close.

Feb-01-17
Premium Chessgames Member
  juan31: Gracias OhioChessFan
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