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by jjones
Sun Jul 15, 2007 7:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Jeffery C. Jones 1963-2007
Replies: 23
Views: 29036

Jeffery C. Jones 1963-2007

Everyone at Net-Chess: I am Greg, Jeff's younger brother...I have bad news to relay... At 2:34am Sunday 7-15-07, Jeff passed away... It was painless, FINALLY, he had been struggling with the pain and the weight of leaving us, but he finally let go and allowed himself to be free. I was told he had so...
by jjones
Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:33 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 4 or 6 game matches
Replies: 2
Views: 5384

Hi !

Im day to day at best, BUT Chess is my main therapy!
Prognosis isnt any different , Im just a hard-headed SOB :L)
Hello to everyone!

JEff aka "ZApper": :twisted:
by jjones
Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:45 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 4 or 6 game matches
Replies: 2
Views: 5384

4 or 6 game matches

Hey all!!

If Anyoneo ut there that is going to stick with it has a desire to play some 4 or 6 game matches qith a 45d+4-6D challenge me!
Im workin on polishing up on my game and improving it and relish some time to do so!
I hope to get some challenges soon guys
Thanks!

JEff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Sat Mar 17, 2007 8:19 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: An Ode to a Friend
Replies: 5
Views: 7871

Jonathan, You have ALL my sympathy...you and I have talked about our animals and I now how I felt wehen my first cat had to leave this place...devastated! I understand and you know that I am here for you if you need to talk and Im with you more then I can put into words! You will recover, my old fri...
by jjones
Thu Jan 18, 2007 12:04 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Hello my friends
Replies: 1
Views: 3997

Hello my friends

Hi everyone I thought I would give all of you an update myself, since all of your cards have made me feel so much better. I am hone, I decided to say F hospice and do what I can with whatever time I have left. I am sorry for all the games I had to time out on, I HATE to time out but there was no way...
by jjones
Tue Nov 21, 2006 4:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: To all my freinds at Net Chess
Replies: 12
Views: 13917

To all my freinds at Net Chess

Hello to all my freinds here at Net Chess!! Im sorry to say that I have to stop playing my games now...I cant really do it any longer and Im going to a Hospice on Thursday.,.. My health has went down hill and I just cant take care of myself any more. I have had a total blast her on this site with th...
by jjones
Wed Oct 11, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Breaking 2,000 wins!
Replies: 4
Views: 6646

Breaking 2,000 wins!

Hi All! :) The ZAPPER has broken the 2,000 win mark, who of thunk it! I thank all of you that I have played and won, lost or drew against.... I hope tp keep playing as long as Im able and to win more games! Thanks and lets remember Chess is a game so let's have fun, have some chat and PLAY :) Jeff a...
by jjones
Sun Jun 11, 2006 4:59 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: An Update, although I feel strange in doing so...
Replies: 1
Views: 4482

An Update, although I feel strange in doing so...

Hello and Greeting to all SLow Chess patrons ! I just wanted to tell you all how much I appreciate ALL your kind workds, support and thoughts throughout this ordeal Im going through...you have made me feel very very lucky to have known all of you:) There is not too much to report, I am still very si...
by jjones
Sat May 20, 2006 11:38 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: mid year tourney?
Replies: 3
Views: 6080

Id be game for sure as long as I can play!!
The Zapper ( and his trusty Zapp Stik) loves tyournaments!!


JEff aka Zapper :twisted:
by jjones
Fri Dec 30, 2005 8:07 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Tournament
Replies: 3
Views: 6703

Tournament

I started a tournament on the Game scetion....I made it a long time limit because I might be a few days in bewttween moves. The Dr's think it will be good for me to do something that takes my focus off my status and I think I agree..Im sick of being sick and tired. LEts play and have some FUN! JEff ...
by jjones
Sun Dec 04, 2005 8:43 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: To all my friends at Net Chess....
Replies: 0
Views: 4232

To all my friends at Net Chess....

Hello to you all... I know that Tim has posted the news (with my permission) about my situation and condition. I just want to say that my 6 years on this site has really been a high point! To all the friends I have made and people I have talked to, "Zapped" and been "Zapped by" (you know who you are...
by jjones
Sat Jul 16, 2005 7:02 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Its almost that time again :)
Replies: 3
Views: 5599

Its almost that time again :)

Hey All you chess playing men and women folk:) I have been thinking about another decent thematic tournament to delight and provide us qwiith some competition... Here are the choices Im thinking about that you can vote on !: 1: Petrov Defense (seems to be all the rage at the GM levels now) 1. e4, e4...
by jjones
Sat Jul 16, 2005 11:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: 400 wins!!!!!
Replies: 2
Views: 5231

Congrats to you Mic!!!

We have played a couple good ones as well!!
Hers to your 500th win and more!!
Again, the "Zapper" salutes you!!

JEff aka "Zapper :twisted:
by jjones
Fri May 27, 2005 9:00 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Classical French Thematic is now posted!!
Replies: 0
Views: 4258

Classical French Thematic is now posted!!

Hi everyone!! Well, I have posted the Classical French Defense Tournament in the games section ( 1.e4 e6 2. d4 d5 3.Nc3 Nf6 ) I am allotting 8 ppl to play, including myself so sign up soon as to get in on this fun thematic and a really intersting opening :) Happy Memorial Day to all of you and Good ...
by jjones
Sat May 21, 2005 8:29 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Thematic is chosen and posted!! The winning opening was....
Replies: 0
Views: 4293

Thematic is chosen and posted!! The winning opening was....

THE VIENNA GAME!! :) I have posted the thematic match on the site now, so lets all sign up and hope we have a good time and some really charp Chess I would think! For those of you that wanted the Classical French, have no Fear!! Just let me know who you are and I will post that Thematic Match in on...
by jjones
Thu May 19, 2005 3:08 pm
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: A couple of suggestions/questions concerning the Site
Replies: 0
Views: 5876

A couple of suggestions/questions concerning the Site

Greg, I have been thinking and would it be possible to choose a side, white or black, when we post some challenges? Specifically, when Id like to play a Caro-Kann 4 game match with an opponent; since it is my primary opening against the E-pawn, I would like playing the black side in all 4 games and ...
by jjones
Tue May 17, 2005 11:32 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Next opening for our thematic!
Replies: 7
Views: 9762

Next opening for our thematic!

Hello all!! I want to start another Thematic match by next Monday and Id like my fellow Slow-Chess players opinion as to which opening it should be. I have narrowed it down to three(3) I think will be fun to play so please vote in the poll or post your response here! :) I am going to stop the poll o...
by jjones
Fri May 13, 2005 5:24 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Slight delay in my games...
Replies: 1
Views: 3971

Slight delay in my games...

Hey everyone!

I am having major PC issues and due to that, I wont be playing in many of my games:(
I hope to have the problem taken care of ASAP, but not sure when yet..

Im sorry for the delay, but not much I can do right now:)

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Fri May 06, 2005 7:46 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: When To Offer A Draw
Replies: 6
Views: 8369

I do agree with what David is saying in that I love to play for a win also and hate to lose! When it comes to playing a few of my very close friends, I do often offer a draw even if I am slightly better..just a weakness I guess, but I do not mind. I have never at least to my recollection, offered a ...
by jjones
Tue May 03, 2005 4:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: When To Offer A Draw
Replies: 6
Views: 8369

I have a few things I look at when I ofer the draw... If the position is a lifeless onefrom the opneing and I just fo not feel like playingit, I have offered a Draw before. If I know the opponent personally, and we talk and are friends, at times I offer a draw of the game has been well=played and ne...
by jjones
Fri Apr 29, 2005 10:41 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Finally...1500 wins!!:)
Replies: 14
Views: 15367

Well, thank you !:)
WHEEEEEE

And who you calling grumpy ;)

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Thu Apr 28, 2005 8:01 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Finally...1500 wins!!:)
Replies: 14
Views: 15367

Ohhhhh are you asking for it! :brings out ZAP STIK and points at you threatentingly with it:: Have at theee!!
I hope soon to make you the next win, if youd stop being so damned stubborn and playing beter than I do GRRRRRrr:)

JEff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Thu Apr 28, 2005 7:58 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another thematic Invitation...
Replies: 10
Views: 12085

Well Mr Keith! I have it plotted out already in all the games, buit yes you can also do it and we can combine our efforts..I have all the games opening moves from the beginning until NOW (28 apr 9:00pm EST) so it is a very interesting chart so far....quite a mix and a good openings mix. I, myself, u...
by jjones
Sun Apr 24, 2005 9:02 am
Forum: Puzzles and Game Comentary
Topic: Budapest gambit.
Replies: 3
Views: 18291

<Does anybode know what the real problem is with playing the Budapest gambit? I have been playing it for sometime now, and it seems to me that its not unsound at all. I think its really good, and playing white against it can be a really scary experience. So if you have a line that you think is winni...
by jjones
Sat Apr 23, 2005 8:52 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another thematic Invitation...
Replies: 10
Views: 12085

Hello!

OK Jon and knightmare are added to the list!
thanks guys, it will be fun :)

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Sat Apr 23, 2005 6:07 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another thematic Invitation...
Replies: 10
Views: 12085

Thanks Graham., and you are down for it :)

Good luck to you as well :)

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Fri Apr 22, 2005 6:19 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another thematic Invitation...
Replies: 10
Views: 12085

OK "Mr" Keith :)

You are in, and you will get your commuppins, Mr !! :)

::Shakes ZAP STIK in a less that nice way at you:: Not intersting inded grrrrrrrrr

JEff aka ""Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Fri Apr 22, 2005 10:19 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Another thematic Invitation...
Replies: 10
Views: 12085

Another thematic Invitation...

Hi Everyone... I am thinkiong of a King's Indian thamatic in a week or so ( 1. d4,Nf6; 2.c4,g6; 3.Nc3, Bg7; 4. e4, d6) What do you think? If interested, just drop me a reply here or e-mail me and I will get you on the list. Its probably going to be up to 8-10 people on a 30+2d time limit... Hope to ...
by jjones
Fri Apr 15, 2005 5:37 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Morals of Chess
Replies: 2
Views: 5066

Excellent little page, and full of good advice!
Good old Ben surely unnderstood what sportsmanship and courteous behavior were all about!

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Mon Apr 11, 2005 4:23 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Thematic is posted!
Replies: 0
Views: 4503

Thematic is posted!

Hey all the thematic for the Orthodox Queen's Gambit Declined is posted! Thanks to those that wanted in, and I hope next time I have better results when I get a Thematic going..maybe a more topical opening? Let me know if youd like a particular opening in a thematic and we will see what I can do?! T...
by jjones
Thu Apr 07, 2005 7:26 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Thematic coming soon!
Replies: 4
Views: 6907

SUNDAY deadline for this Thematic!!

Hey all!! First, THANKS to you all that have signed up to play the Thematic! SUNDAY will be the deadline on this Thematic! It should be fun, so do not be shy, come on and sign up!! Good games, chat, and the chance to work your own magic in one of the most respected openings in all of Chess:) SUNDAY ...
by jjones
Sun Apr 03, 2005 10:10 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Good-Bye
Replies: 2
Views: 4969

Where are you going??
by jjones
Sun Apr 03, 2005 6:02 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Thematic coming soon!
Replies: 4
Views: 6907

Thematic coming soon!

Greetings to all fellow chesplayers and lovers of the game everywhere!! I am proposing a Thematic involving one of the oldest and most respected openings in chess: The Orthodox Queen's Gambit Declined, which is brought about by the following moves: 1. d4, d5 2. c4. e6 3. Nc3, Nf6 4. Nf3, Be7 5. Bg5...
by jjones
Fri Apr 01, 2005 5:03 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: USA 1 or the Dark Knights?
Replies: 0
Views: 4197

USA 1 or the Dark Knights?

Hey all guys n gals on the USA 1 Team!! Do we wish to change our name to the Dark Knights or another snazzy name, or leave it as USA 1? Let me know thru e-mail or reply back to this post, if you would! We have 1 vote for the Dark Knights as of now, so if nothing changes the majority rules and we wil...
by jjones
Sun Mar 27, 2005 5:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Finally...1500 wins!!:)
Replies: 14
Views: 15367

Thanks everyoone, and hoping that you all have a very good Easter today as well! :)

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Thu Mar 24, 2005 4:48 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: A good manual or 2 on the Endgame, if you please?!
Replies: 4
Views: 6659

Hey Everyone! Thanks for every one of your suggestions, and I am researching all 3 of the books that were recommended! I really do appreciate the time you took to reply to me, and I am defintely going to get at least one of these books soon!! Once again, thanks and the best to you in your Chess and ...
by jjones
Mon Mar 21, 2005 11:36 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: What exactly is a 3 move repetition?
Replies: 16
Views: 17878

It is OK Albert!! As the old saying goes, "There is no suxch thing as a stupid question" I think you know now and no one thinks less of you for asking or not understanding...at least I don't. This is how we are suppose to learn, and hopefully people will be curteous and supply us with answers to tho...
by jjones
Tue Mar 08, 2005 7:01 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Finally...1500 wins!!:)
Replies: 14
Views: 15367

Finally...1500 wins!!:)

Hi all!! It took me over 5 years on the site, but I FINALLY MADE THE 1500 WIN MARK!! I was pleased and I hope to still be using this great site when and if I hit 1600,1700, etc etc:) Thanks to all the people I have played..Win, Lose, or Draw...I have made many friends here and hope to make more in t...
by jjones
Sat Mar 05, 2005 8:21 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: A good manual or 2 on the Endgame, if you please?!
Replies: 4
Views: 6659

A good manual or 2 on the Endgame, if you please?!

Hello all my fellow lovers and players of the marvelous game.art of Chess:) I am looking for suggestions of an excellent manual or 2 for Endgame works? I have more than enough opening and middle game books and others, but I need work badly on my endgames and have decided it is time to start learning...
by jjones
Fri Mar 04, 2005 8:28 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Rating floors
Replies: 1
Views: 3952

LOL Oh my NOooooooooo more talk of this! you do not know, but this is such a topic that recurs once about every other month...maybe someone can mail you and explain it all...uggh:) This site is to play Chess and enjoy and as long as you are enjoying your play and am happy...you are going to be fine!...
by jjones
Thu Mar 03, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Inactivity on ladders
Replies: 3
Views: 6634

I enjoy the ladders myself and regularly play and tery my best to encourage others to use and play on them as well!
Any suggestions that players have to make it better I would welcome and I'd be included!

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Sat Feb 12, 2005 7:11 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: PeterPawn
Replies: 3
Views: 5219

thank you so much for the news, I always enjoyed playing him, though he usually "Zapped" me time after time..
I tip my Zapp Stik to him and hope he is resting well, he shall be remembered very fondly here!

Jeff aka "Zapper" :cry:
by jjones
Tue Jan 18, 2005 5:52 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Ratings
Replies: 22
Views: 23784

Hey all!! I know this is an open forum and there has been and will ALWAYS be a distinct difference of opinion between those of us for and agaisnt the rating system, over-inflated, under-inflated blah blah BLAH and BLAH!! I have been on this site for over 5 years and I LOVE the SITE!! My rating is ju...
by jjones
Tue Jan 11, 2005 7:39 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: thematics
Replies: 2
Views: 4864

thematics

Hello all you Slowchess users out there :) I want to start 2005 with some really good thematics and conbination wither/or thematics,...LEt me know what youd like to see so I can compile a list? for instance, a Nimzo/Queens Indian thematic..d4 Nf6, c4 e6 and either Nc3 or Nf3 with the appropriate fol...
by jjones
Wed Jan 05, 2005 7:52 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Goodbye :( ...
Replies: 1
Views: 3711

:(

Im sorry to see you go, BUT again, very elated and wishing you the best with your little cub :)
the ZAPPER salutes you :wink:

Jeff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Sat Dec 18, 2004 3:49 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays to all!!
Replies: 5
Views: 7455

Merry Xmas and Happy Holidays to all!!

Hi everyone out in the SlowChess.com world !! The Zapper wishes you all the best thoughts and hopes that your holiday is truly happy and you have nice, relaxing, happy time with your families, friends and other acquaintances!! :) that being said, all I want as my gift from all of you is for you to r...
by jjones
Sat Dec 18, 2004 3:45 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Idea for a tourney
Replies: 44
Views: 58192

Hi

Why Thank You very little, Tim :)
I do aim to please eveyone in my own, simple way:)

Jeff aka "Zapper"
:twisted:
by jjones
Fri Dec 17, 2004 2:48 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Idea for a tourney
Replies: 44
Views: 58192

Hey all!! BAH! The Zapper strikes at all of you who dare ridicule my time outs and think that I shall not srike out at the non-believers and less able Zappers out there in ForumLand! :) ( I dont time out for the recors, lol) MLUKA..hire the ring announcer :) ANYHOW, MR MILLER and your fantastic appe...
by jjones
Wed Dec 08, 2004 9:05 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: the place looks great
Replies: 3
Views: 5510

Hey!!

I am glad you are back as well..always nice to see old friends come back to the site!
It has changed and for the better I think!!
Again, glad u r back and maybe I shall get to "zap " as in the good old says :)

JEff aka "Zapper" :twisted:
by jjones
Sat Nov 06, 2004 11:56 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: diabled archive?
Replies: 2
Views: 4782

Hey

I was wondering the same thing...Are we going to get our archive back anytime soon?
I HOPE SO!!

LEts us know Greg?!

JEff aka "zapper" :twisted: