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COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Tony Atkins » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:12 pm

We are running the third COREA (Countdown in Reading) on the Saturday of Easter weekend, 19th April 2014, in Woodley in Reading.

Full details at http://www.kisekigo.com/corea14

We will be again raising money for charity (Mercy Ships) and planning lots of Easter fun.
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by James Robinson » Mon Nov 18, 2013 10:45 pm

Tony Atkins wrote:Player List

So far we are expecting 2012's winner James Robinson.
You can definitely guarantee my attendance now. ;) :) :D
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Post by Lisa Hermann » Wed Nov 20, 2013 11:09 pm

Should be there....

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Ciaran McCarthy » Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:20 pm

I am happy to go on that event because reading is easy for me to get on trains :)

What did i have to do when i am playing? send me details please

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Post by Mark Deeks » Fri Nov 29, 2013 12:44 pm

Have to go with a title to defend, don't I?
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Jonathan Wynn » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:22 pm

Banker for this one. My local event. In please Tony :)

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by James S Roper » Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:31 pm

Once again proving that my geographical knowledge of the UK is fairly awful, I didn't realise this was fairly close to me.

I'll hopefully try to be there.

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Post by Thomas Cappleman » Sat Feb 01, 2014 6:44 pm

In please (though my parents are in Nepal then so won't be attending)

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Post by szodiac » Thu Feb 06, 2014 9:52 pm

Jessica and I would be able to come, and as my other daughter, Natasha, has applied and waits for an audition date, will also want some practice and is interested in joining us.

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Post by Dan McColm » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:28 pm

Count me in for this.

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Post by Dan McColm » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:28 pm

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Callum Todd » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:38 pm

I'd really like to attend this but I'm not sure if the travel will be doable for me. Is anyone here getting there by train? If so, what station are you travelling to, and how do you plan to travel from that station to the venue?
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Post by James Robinson » Thu Feb 13, 2014 7:59 pm

Callum Todd wrote:I'd really like to attend this but I'm not sure if the travel will be doable for me. Is anyone here getting there by train? If so, what station are you travelling to, and how do you plan to travel from that station to the venue?
I'm travelling down to King's Cross (on one of the few trains going down there that day), then I'm getting the tube to Paddington, then a train to Reading, then another one to my hotel in Winnersh Triangle, where I'll be there on Friday night. 8-)

Then I'll get there somehow, normally by means of hitching a lift from someone else. ;) :) :D
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Heather Styles » Sun Mar 02, 2014 12:34 pm

Hi Tony, IN please for Chris Marshall and me. :) We are aiming to not get lost on our way from the Holiday Inn this year - mea culpa :oops:

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Post by Jayne Wisniewski » Thu Mar 06, 2014 6:21 pm

I plan to be there.

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Post by Phyl Styles » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:00 am

Phyl and Alan Styles hope to join the fun, thanks

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Post by Mark Deeks » Mon Mar 10, 2014 12:07 am

Might have to rescind on this hammer frayed.
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Graeme Cole » Mon Mar 10, 2014 9:17 am

In please.
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Innis Carson » Fri Mar 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Just booked a couple of lovely overnight coach trips - I'll be there too.

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Post by James Robinson » Fri Mar 28, 2014 5:23 pm

Innis Carson wrote:Just booked a couple of lovely overnight coach trips - I'll be there too.
WOW!!! WHAT A COUP :!: :!: :shock: :shock: :o :o 8-) 8-)
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Adam Dexter » Sun Mar 30, 2014 6:24 pm

In please :)
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Post by Lisa Hermann » Wed Apr 02, 2014 8:18 pm

I can't now make this. Ollie is in the throes of final GCSE revision and wants to stay at home!

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Innis Carson » Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:43 am

Very sad to say that I'm going to have to pull out too :( Have a great time everyone!

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Tony Atkins » Thu Apr 10, 2014 2:29 pm

Innis Carson wrote:Very sad to say that I'm going to have to pull out too :( Have a great time everyone!
Sorry to hear!

Still plenty of room for folk to sign up.

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Post by Robert Foster » Mon Apr 14, 2014 12:04 pm

Count me in please!

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Adam Dexter » Fri Apr 18, 2014 8:40 am

Hi - Just to let you know my girlfriend will be dropping in for the morning session - she won't be playing but thought you might need to know for fire regulations and stuff :)
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Post by Tony Atkins » Fri Apr 18, 2014 2:30 pm

Adam Dexter wrote:Hi - Just to let you know my girlfriend will be dropping in for the morning session - she won't be playing but thought you might need to know for fire regulations and stuff :)
I will show you where the extinguisher is in case she catches light! Stuffing is not allowed.

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Mark Deeks » Fri Apr 18, 2014 3:40 pm

Will definitely not be there. Sorry
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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Tony Atkins » Sat Apr 19, 2014 5:58 am

The final will be broadcast live from just after 5:00pm on apterous.org

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by szodiac » Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:05 am

Great tournament Tony and the team, as always. Very enjoyable and unlike any Scrabble tournament! Many thanks.

My FB pictures of the event are on my Facebook wall here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set ... 9196dcfa6e

Those 30 seconds of music for every round seem to stop rather short of 30 seconds as they did last year. I think Jessica timed them as 27 and a bit seconds. Although it was the same for everybody.

Mauro/Jessica/Natasha

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Post by Phyl Styles » Sun Apr 20, 2014 2:28 pm

Many thanks, Tony, for all the hard work that goes into creating and running a tournament event.

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Tony Atkins » Sun Apr 20, 2014 7:14 pm

Results now up at http://www.kisekigo.com/corea14/results.html - recaps will appear here later.

Thanks to all who came for helping to raise £225 and thanks to all who helped, especially to Zarte and his anonymous
source for broadcasting the final on apterous after I was delayed from logging in. Sorry the conundrums were
considered too easy this year! Well done done to Jack for winning and ul to Giles for second two years running.

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Post by Gavin Chipper » Sun Apr 20, 2014 9:29 pm

Tony Atkins wrote:Results now up at http://www.kisekigo.com/corea14/results.html - recaps will appear here later.

Thanks to all who came for helping to raise £225 and thanks to all who helped, especially to Zarte and his anonymous
source for broadcasting the final on apterous after I was delayed from logging in. Sorry the conundrums were
considered too easy this year! Well done done to Jack for winning and ul to Giles for second two years running.
Glad it all went well. But I'm having a bit of trouble working out the tables. There are two tables, neither of which have the top two going into the final. I think we're missing a table.

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by szodiac » Mon Apr 21, 2014 9:53 am

Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tony Atkins wrote:Results now up at http://www.kisekigo.com/corea14/results.html - recaps will appear here later.

Thanks to all who came for helping to raise £225 and thanks to all who helped, especially to Zarte and his anonymous
source for broadcasting the final on apterous after I was delayed from logging in. Sorry the conundrums were
considered too easy this year! Well done done to Jack for winning and ul to Giles for second two years running.
Glad it all went well. But I'm having a bit of trouble working out the tables. There are two tables, neither of which have the top two going into the final. I think we're missing a table.
I wondered about that too then quickly worked out the first table was listed on accumulative scores over the five rounds (which Jack and James on top).

The second table was wins and sum of opponents scores (adding up of all wins your opponents gained). Rob F had the hardest test in playing the players who finished 15th, 7th, 3rd, 9th and 1st.

As deciding the top seeds from a series, on wins then scores, the final was between the two players who got most wins with the highest accumulative score. Giles had qualified being the only player on 5 wins and Jack qualified being top scorer on 4 wins with 532 just outing James and Rob.

Very clever stuff :)

Mauro

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Jonathan Wynn » Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:02 pm

Had a great time Saturday Tony, thanks for all your hard work in organising this event :)

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Post by Jack Worsley » Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:47 am

Cheers Tony and everyone else who organised the event, and apologies for not thanking you in person at the end. As ever, it was a fantastic day and I would certainly like to carry on attending CO:REA, for as long as you're willing to run it.

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Kevin Thurlow » Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:24 am

Yes - great event. Thanks to all the organisers, also all the competitors for being so friendly.

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Post by Heather Styles » Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:36 pm

Many thanks Tony and helpers for a nice day - really enjoyed it.

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Gavin Chipper » Tue Apr 22, 2014 10:14 pm

szodiac wrote:
Gavin Chipper wrote:
Tony Atkins wrote:Results now up at http://www.kisekigo.com/corea14/results.html - recaps will appear here later.

Thanks to all who came for helping to raise £225 and thanks to all who helped, especially to Zarte and his anonymous
source for broadcasting the final on apterous after I was delayed from logging in. Sorry the conundrums were
considered too easy this year! Well done done to Jack for winning and ul to Giles for second two years running.
Glad it all went well. But I'm having a bit of trouble working out the tables. There are two tables, neither of which have the top two going into the final. I think we're missing a table.
I wondered about that too then quickly worked out the first table was listed on accumulative scores over the five rounds (which Jack and James on top).

The second table was wins and sum of opponents scores (adding up of all wins your opponents gained). Rob F had the hardest test in playing the players who finished 15th, 7th, 3rd, 9th and 1st.

As deciding the top seeds from a series, on wins then scores, the final was between the two players who got most wins with the highest accumulative score. Giles had qualified being the only player on 5 wins and Jack qualified being top scorer on 4 wins with 532 just outing James and Rob.

Very clever stuff :)

Mauro
Yep. But presumably since the top two seeds were decided on wins then scores, the definitive order is also based on that (unless there isn't a definitive order), so a table with that order would probably still be the most useful.

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Re: COREA Saturday 19th April 2014

Post by Tony Atkins » Wed Apr 23, 2014 2:27 pm

First is winner of the final, second is loser of the final and then the rest of the players ordered by number of wins and sos if you want an ordering.

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