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  1. Thread: The London Open

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    Argh none of this matters. Please stop repeating...

    Argh none of this matters. Please stop repeating variations on "Well I think x was good enough to justify a bye".

    No number of opinions will make any difference. We need to understand where the...
  2. Thread: The London Open

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    I think this is likely not to be true, but I am...

    I think this is likely not to be true, but I am struggling to find where the required competition structure is defined.

    The news post now refers to the ranking rules which say that a competition...
  3. Thread: The London Open

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    The senior ranking scheme allows BF to downgrade...

    The senior ranking scheme allows BF to downgrade a competition for not providing results:

    "From 1st September 2014, failure to notify British Fencing will lead to automatic penalties ranging from...
  4. Thread: The London Open

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    Was about to say the same. If it's because of...

    Was about to say the same. If it's because of irregularities with the event format, surely that should apply only to those events which implemented them? No overseas entries in MS who weren't UK...
  5. Thread: The London Open

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    [QUOTE=Saber-Rattling;297532] Nice, well...

    Nice, well written summary. Not sure what the problems were apart from some delays and a redraw in MF.
    It didn't occur to me to enter as the entry has been small and/or very high ranked in the past....
  6. Thread: The London Open

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    I wonder if it works for me too. Question of...

    I wonder if it works for me too.

    Question of equality when foil and epee are each worth 1000 to the winner, but only 200 for sabre!

    :D
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    For reference, these are the Welsh dates - no...

    For reference, these are the Welsh dates - no clash but MS and WS won't see each other at all that weekend!

    Saturday 8th
    Men's Foil - 8:45 am
    Women's Epee - 10:45 am
    Women's Sabre - 12:30...
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    Just got an email about this - has moved to the...

    Just got an email about this - has moved to the Welsh Open weekend and it's still in the school...

    Saturday 8th November - Men's Individual and Men's Team
    Sunday 9th November - Women's Individual...
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    Great news to hear about a coach with both...

    Great news to hear about a coach with both serious competitive pedigree and professional experience at the highest level.

    Excellent appointment, very pleased to hear about it, good luck to Pierre...
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    Hopefully a new national sabre coach will be in...

    Hopefully a new national sabre coach will be in place by then as well.
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    Doesn't seem to have been on the live feed for...

    Doesn't seem to have been on the live feed for some reason, but GBR lose 32-45 to ITA in L8.
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    Didn't listen to very much this time, but did...

    Didn't listen to very much this time, but did note that they got a guest commentator in for sabre as well, which is an area neither are strong in. Good decision as his commentary was well informed...
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    Shame we have no WS individual or team entries....

    Shame we have no WS individual or team entries. Was only a couple of years ago that we had plenty of strength in depth in this weapon.
    Jojo, Chrystall and KK made a L8 in March 2013 by knocking out...
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    Some good matches in L32 now. Szilagy vs Limbach...

    Some good matches in L32 now. Szilagy vs Limbach was very good.
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    Not visible, but results say he lost 16-11 to the...

    Not visible, but results say he lost 16-11 to the Iranian.
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    Men's Sabre L64 live now

    Men's Sabre L64 live now
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ms2VzR1vU2Q
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    I agree, I was really commenting about breadth. ...

    I agree, I was really commenting about breadth. Certainly didn't have a European champion and a WCG champion going into previous Worlds.
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    2013 2xL64(MS) 1xL64(WF) 1xL32 1xL64(MF) Total...

    2013 2xL64(MS) 1xL64(WF) 1xL32 1xL64(MF) Total 1xL32 4xL64
    2012 was team only for non-olympic team events
    2011 1xL64(MS), 3xL64(WF), 4xL64(WS), 1x32 3x64(MF) 1xL16 1xL64(WE) Total 1xL16, 1xL32,...
  19. Not enough people with size 13 feet out there,...

    Not enough people with size 13 feet out there, must be a pretty limited audience.
    Pity as I could do with some new shoes, but I'm a 12.
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    Very good poule results from the Brits,...

    Very good poule results from the Brits, unfortunate they couldn't all convert, good luck to James in L64.

    For the record:
    James VVVVV +12
    Soji V1VV2V +4
    Curtis 4VVV1V +7
    Alex V14VV +6
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    Again, despite the temptation to dive in with...

    Again, despite the temptation to dive in with both boots on, I'd say there's a wider problem in most weapons where there aren't enough fencers who want to take up the option of international places...
  22. Thread: Referee Pathway

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    Have to start somewhere when rebuilding those...

    Have to start somewhere when rebuilding those burned bridges..

    Definitely good to see some effort going into this - better refereeing means better comps and hopefully better international fencers.
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    Missed the edit timeout The hard ones to...

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    The hard ones to understand are the compound attacks given against a failed parry. They look all the world like attack-no for foot to me, you can see the confusion on some...
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    The hard ones to understand are the compound...

    The hard ones to understand are the compound attacks given against a failed parry. They look all the world like attack-no for foot to me, you can see the confusion on some of the faces about these.
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    Ludicrous. Just a ridiculous sentiment. "We...

    Ludicrous. Just a ridiculous sentiment.

    "We removed funding because some people on an Internet forum were critical of some decisions" said no-one ever.

    Read some of what we said a year ago: ...
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