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May-08-21
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  Chessical: By the way, could someone kindly approve a Lilienthal - Steiner game I submitted some time ago so I can complete my collection for their match? I have somehow locked myself out. Thank you.
May-08-21
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  MissScarlett: ‘Five games up’ means first to five wins.
May-08-21
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  MissScarlett: Ok, I overlooked the second paragraph where the match was meant to be 12 games in length. It sounds like they were struggling to find backers. Seems unlikely Kupchik threw in the towel as he was battling back.
May-08-21
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  MissScarlett: Can anyone help? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=345...
May-09-21
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  Chessical: I have submitted another largely forgotten Bogoljubov match for voting.

This follows on from his match with Kupchik.

Game Collection: Bogoljubov - Romanovsky

May-09-21
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  MissScarlett: <E.D.Bogoljubow, the Russian expert, and A. Kupchik, former New York State champion, (...will contest a match...) the match to consist of five games (sic). (3)>

I would drop this part from the Bogo-Kupchik text. I don't think it adds anything new and its reference to five games - which, again, I believe is to five games up and not five in total - can be considered confusing. Although its dated later than the <BDE> quotes, it's likely that Shipley was only echoing New York paper reports.

May-09-21
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  jessicafischerqueen:

<Chessical>

Nice one brah!

Here is a tip on how best to get the voters out brah:

#################

Fellow editors. I have submitted two new games collections for voting in to the Tournament Index

Game Collection: Bogoljubov - Kupchik

Game Collection: Bogoljubov - Romanovsky

To all cg.com volunteer editors- You may vote for the new submissions here brah: Game Collection Voting

May-09-21
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  jessicafischerqueen:

<MissScarlett>

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=345...

Reported.

May-09-21
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  jessicafischerqueen:

<Chessical> I think something might be wrong with the Editor Processing page?

Your name appears to be missing altogether from the drop down list.

If there is still a problem with the game you submitted or you being locked out, <Stephen's> forum might be a good place to tell him about it:

stevemcd87 chessforum

May-09-21
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  Stonehenge: <Your name appears to be missing altogether from the drop down list>

He's there, halfway down.

Also Sally Simpson is opened by MissScarlett and I can't process that either. It's a known bug but nothing has been done about it.

May-09-21
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  MissScarlett: <Also Sally Simpson is opened by MissScarlett>

Try now. But as I just processed <Miss Sally>'s submitted game, there's not much point.

May-09-21
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  MissScarlett: <Is <MissS> suggesting allowing the CG PGN to become a completely un-disambiguated dump of player names?>

From a data science viewpoint, are you suggesting that the inclusion of as many middle names/initials as possible is the most efficacious solution to the problem?

<please keep her away from the PGN, except in matters of <Sourcing> (e.g. her insistence of using multiple <Site> tags for a multi-location tournament, breaking convention, clearly disqualifies her for use of PGN outside <CG> strict confines).

Please y'all - think of how useful your PGN would be when it outlives <CG>, i.e. without <CG> - that's how it should be constructed.>

With one eye on historical conventions and another on future developments, I'm not sure whether I should be coming or going. #backtothefuture

May-16-21
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  Tabanus: On Blackburne - Gunsberg (1881), it's "sourced", but

<(1) Bradford Observer Budget, 28th July 1888.> I can't find it.
<(2) Bury and Norwich Post, Tuesday 12th July 1881, p. 3.> I find it, but it's about his match with Zukertort, not Gunsberg.

May-16-21
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  Tabanus: So why did I vote it in? Because I did not read and check anything before voting, like the rest of you.

Goodbye for now, Bistro.

May-16-21
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  MissScarlett: < Bradford Observer Budget, 28th July 1888.> I can't find it.>>

Why not ask for directions?

<<(2) Bury and Norwich Post, Tuesday 12th July 1881, p. 3.> I find it, but it's about his match with Zukertort, not Gunsberg.>

The context of the quote relates not to the match in question, but Blackburne's status as the foremost British player. That's hardly likely to have changed in the period of three months.

Now, calm yourself and get back in your box. You of all people should appreciate that half a dozen volunteer editors can't be expected to check everything in detail.

May-17-21
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  Chessical: <Tabanus> I would like you to reconsider.

The quote from the <Bradford Observer Budget, 28th July 1888> is shown to be from a secondary source (Edward Winter, note #5136> and the link is given

https://www.chesshistory.com/winter...

In short, it was there to be checked

The quote from Bury and Norwich Post, 12th July 1881, I judged to be apposite as it described Blackburne's status and I felt it was relevant to this match.

May-17-21
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  Tabanus: The quote is <not> from Bury and Norwich Post, 12th July 1881. It's from somewhere else.

The Winter link was added by me,

May-17-21
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  MissScarlett: <The quote is <not> from Bury and Norwich Post, 12th July 1881. It's from somewhere else.>

Like...where? And why didn't you mention that yesterday?

May-17-21
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  Tabanus: I did. Read my bad English again.
May-17-21
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  MissScarlett: Write better English.
May-18-21
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  Chessical: <Tabanus> I have checked again and the quotation from the <Bury and Norwich Post, Tuesday 12th July 1881, p. 3.> is correctly attributed, see

https://www.britishnewspaperarchive...

May-18-21
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  Tabanus: <Chessical> Yes indeed it is. Sorry.

A little embarassing. I think my eyesight is worse, I could not distinguish between the tiny [[1]] and [[2]]. Probably about time to say goodbye.

May-18-21
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  Chessical: <Tabanus> I would rather you remained in whatever capacity best suits you. We need all our talents in this difficult time to keep our historical investigations going.
May-18-21
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  MissScarlett: <Probably about time to say goodbye.>

You were going because we aren't good enough....now you're off because you aren't good enough...better to understand why you want to go...spending too much time here?....it happens....take a week's break...make it a month....see you then.

May-18-21
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  Tabanus: Right, we aren't good enough. There are <two> people writing match reports, one in bad English with failing eyesight and the other is Chessical. MissS, Jess and Stonehenge are not writing tournament or match reports at all, except perhaps for other websites. Then there are dozens of inactive editors, plus Ohio who corrects a comma once in a blue moon.

A pathetic bunch if you ask me. Itcould be much better, but we also have a site owner who is not interested in chess and has not stated goal whatsoever.

Tell me then MIssS, what's the purpose of working here, or how to recruit other editors. If you have the time of course, and can leave Hazz Staunton for a while.

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