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Chess Player of the Month April 2012


  • 2 years ago · Quote · #941

    netzach

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #942

    ivandh

    Not quite. Although the proportions of leather, metal and skin are correct.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #943

    trysts

    In July of 2010, Atudor entered the contest just as any other nominee. One could not imagine in their wildest CPOTM nightmares, that that simple entry would be accompanied by an unstoppable campaign for votes, pages of deleted comments, the first CPOTM thread-lock, and the first CPOTM coup! To this day, it remains questionable whether or not it was entertainingLaughing

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #944

    AnthonyCG

    trysts wrote:

    In July of 2010, Atudor entered the contest just as any other nominee. One could not imagine in their wildest CPOTM nightmares, that that simple entry would be accompanied by an unstoppable campaign for votes, pages of deleted comments, the first CPOTM thread-lock, and the first CPOTM coup! To this day, it remains questionable whether or not it was entertaining

    Depends on whether you went to beer-con first...

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #945

    TheGrobe

    Emphasis on the con.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #946

    trysts

    AnthonyCG wrote:

    Depends on whether you went to beer-con first...

    Laughing

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #947

    netzach

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #948

    ilikeflags

    nobody is voting then eh

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #949

    netzach

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #950

    Joseph-S

    ProKnight double checking his figures.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #951

    DalaiLuke

    Xenia

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #953

    Joseph-S

    Wake up, Proknight!  Who won?

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #954

    DalaiLuke

    it's like a post-mortem honorary kinda thingy

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #955

    Twobit

    No smoke from the chimney yet...

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #956

    trysts

    This is why kids shouldn't have to go to school.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #957

    trysts

    LisaV wrote:
    trysts wrote:

    In August of 2010, LisaV introduced for the first time in the history of CPOTM, a rare and ultimately dangerous weapon: Pictures of women in leather, carrying whips. Some "gentlemen" voted hundreds of times, as if their digits were out of control. It turned out to be a landslide victory for LisaV, with some people still believing that a person named Xenia won that month...

    haha

    I must take issue with your interpretation, though.  I won clearly because of my purity and innocence, not because of stuff like this:

     

    Ha! I certainly voted for you because of your purity and innocence, but I'm not too sure that some of the men voted for Xenia's purity and innocenceWink

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #958

    theoreticalboy

    Xenia also won the anti-coup regime vote, spoiling the expected ascension to the crown of the crony Doyle and causing the Tudor dictatorship to actually flee and form a short-lived secessionist regime, which existed mostly due to the proceeds of the corruption that would eventually lead to the execution of its leader.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #959

    nweb99

    trysts wrote:

    This is why kids shouldn't have to go to school.

    c'est la vie.

  • 2 years ago · Quote · #960

    trysts

    To continue my personal view on the month-by-month history of this award...

    In September of 2010, as previously mentioned, Atudor had started a coup. He created his own chess player of the month award with the prize being a membership to Chess.com, which he personally would pay for. Much chaos ensued, and bitter feelings spilled into September's actual CPOTM. Meanwhile, rather quietly, someone named Heinze nominated himself for the award. What followed was a slew of peeps voting for this unknown being, as if compelled by forces beyond themselves. Heinze became, and remains the first unseeded player to win CPOTM.


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