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Player: United  adminChessHere Moderator Subject: PLAY Weekly with a GRANDMASTER Starting April 8th!!


2018-03-27 15:58:36
We are pleased to announce that we will have a Grandmaster in the Real Time Chess Play area for 3 hours weekly starting April 8th!

He will be accepting challenges from players in Real Time games on these dates:

APRIL:
Sunday, April 8th
Sunday, April 15th
Saturday, April 21st

MAY:
Saturday May 5th
Saturday May 12th
Saturday May 19th
Thursday May 24th
Spread the word that he will be here starting at 16:00 server time, which is translated to:

U.S. Times:
9:00 a.m. PST
10:00 a.m. MST
11:00 a.m. CST
12:00 p.m. EST

Please add your time zones in the comments so everyone knows the time for them!

THANKS!
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3France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-03-28 17:53:23
Oh and I ll probably will take a break of 10 minute after 1.5 hours of playing -

4United  abbyknotChessHere Moderator2018-03-29 01:58:46
Sounds good to me! BTW, I believe the first 3 time controls are rated, but the 5 min is unrated. Is that correct?-

5France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-03-29 04:01:58
yes it is correct 1/0 2/0 3/0 are rated but the 5/0 are unrated-

6United  neverherebefore2018-03-29 06:23:16
I have told others the basic info but will not be playing myself. However I may observe the festivities. Go winners -

7France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-01 15:06:44
Hope you guys will be there playing nothing worse than waiting for a game for 3 hours -

8United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-02 17:32:32
I hear you LerouxJP! I would hope they would be excited to play a Grandmaser!

Here are the dates confirmed for April & May:

April 8th, 15th, and 21st

May 5th, 12th, 19th, and 24th

Spread the word!
Thanks, everyone!
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9France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-05 16:35:33
3 days to go before the first chess bonenza organised here on chesshere

just a few point

players can challenge me to 1/0 2/0 3/0 rated and 5/0 unrated

No other time control will be accepted

Have Fun!

I know I will

Le Roux JP.
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10United  neverherebefore2018-04-05 16:42:15
Perhaps someday this will be possible via VR -

11France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-05 16:43:32
yes I think that would be a good idea-

12France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-08 14:39:50
Less than 90 minutes to go!!!-

13United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-08 16:25:36
I know some said they wanted to come so they could WATCH rather than play. Hopefully players who will accept challenges will be here shortly!!-

14United  neverherebefore2018-04-08 17:21:26
I played and got destroyed rather quickly. Megakudos to my conqueror . However I was hoping to observe some games but haven't been able to -

15United  neverherebefore2018-04-08 17:24:53
Found it! -

16United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-11 17:29:34
Here's a reminder of the dates (NOTE: they are NOT all Sundays, so Mark your Calenders!):

APRIL:
Sunday, April 15th
Saturday, April 21st

MAY:
Saturday May 5th
Saturday May 12th
Saturday May 19th
Thursday May 24th

SERVER TIME: 16:00

U.S. Times:
9:00 a.m. PST
10:00 a.m. MST
11:00 a.m. CST
12:00 p.m. EST

Compare your time to server time or U.S. time above to know your specific time!
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17United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-15 01:22:06
IT"S TOMORROW!!!!!!

Whoot Whoot!!
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18India  Pinku_raj2018-04-15 01:47:11
can i play here-

19United  abbyknotChessHere Moderator2018-04-15 02:46:09
Yes! Just log in a few minutes before the event and then go to the RTC section. I have cleared all non-premium members to be able to play!

abbyknot
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20France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-15 15:47:06
14 minutes to go for this Sunday's session-

21France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-15 15:48:42
REMEMBER you must issue the challenge

either

1/0
2/0
3/0
5/0
10/0

all unrated

Have fun
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22Canada  dsuttlesChessHere Moderator2018-04-15 16:14:02
I liked the feedback in the game I just observed-

23France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-15 18:50:35
last 10 minutes before the end of this session-

24United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-15 19:38:03
Thanks again for coming everyone!! And special thanks to you, Grandmaster LerouxJP!! SEE everyone for the next event, this SATURDAY, April 21st!!!-

25United  abbyknotChessHere Moderator2018-04-16 01:50:30
I agree with dsuttles. I also like watching LerouxJP's move-by-move posts of his games.

Wow! 12 games and 12 very well played games!
:)
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26United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-20 14:05:54
TOMORROW!!!!

Tomorrow, April 21st at 16:00 server time

Grandmaster LerouxJP is scheduled to be back in the RTC area!!
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27United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-21 14:38:27
Reminder for today's Challenge the GM Event.

If Grandmaster LerouxJP has challenges up on board, feel free to accept one!

If you want to challenge him, be sure it's 1/0, 2/0, 3/0, 5/0, or 10/0 and Unrated.

Have Fun!!! It officially starts at 16:00 Server Time (NOON EST)
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28France  LerouxJPGrandMaster awarded to world-class chess masters2018-04-21 15:44:42
15 minutes to the third edition of the event. Almost lost a won game Remember you have to send the challenge

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1/0 or 2/0 or 3/0 or 5/0 or 10/0 unrated

JP
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29United  adminChessHere Moderator2018-04-21 19:00:55
THANKS, LerouxJP for another great event! Lots of games today. And THANKS everyone who came and accepted challenges from our Grandmaster!!

Mark your calendars for the next Challenge the GM event on Saturday , May 5th! Same time, same place.
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30Canada  dsuttlesChessHere Moderator2018-04-21 20:09:49
Well, I remember something about there being more adventures on a chessboard than on the seven seas. Rough, smooth, there was all of that today. Come next week and observe, waterproofs optional.-

31Canada  dsuttlesChessHere Moderator2018-04-21 20:13:52
May 5? That's a week before my mother's birthday!-

32United  Black Pieces2018-04-23 19:51:51
I've won 3 matches out of 40. But hey....I can say I've beaten a GM.-

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