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by Atithee
Tue Nov 29, 2022 7:30 pm
Forum: General Chit Chat
Topic: Interesting thing I found....
Replies: 651
Views: 108517

Re: Interesting thing I found....

Thanks for the education, Jay and Rajiv. This is an amazing forum!
by Atithee
Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:30 am
Forum: General Chit Chat
Topic: Interesting thing I found....
Replies: 651
Views: 108517

Re: Interesting thing I found....

Who can tell me more about this artist and her style of music? I can, of course, search the web but someone here must be a fan and know more. Thanks in advance.

by Atithee
Tue Nov 29, 2022 6:04 am
Forum: The Chess Forum
Topic: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem
Replies: 38
Views: 301

Re: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem

Get ready for heartbreak. The more you’re sure of gold, the less likely it will actually happen.
by Atithee
Mon Nov 28, 2022 5:03 am
Forum: Tennis Player Forums
Topic: Rohan Bopanna thread...
Replies: 2948
Views: 503705

Re: Rohan Bopanna thread...

I’m starting to think that an Indian maybe better pairing with a non-Indian for success in tennis doubles. Sure, travel cost sharing with an Indian helps, but that’s all there seems to be the yield. I used to think the other way, but I’ve come around to change my thinking.
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:42 pm
Forum: The Chess Forum
Topic: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem
Replies: 38
Views: 301

Re: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem

^^^Yet we don’t win much of anything commendable. Even in depleted fields or at home tournaments although there may not be much of a home turf advantage in chess. Not sure if that is an indictment of the rankings or a cruel irony. What’s your thinking, Arjun?
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:38 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: New Delhi, Bhilai M15, Indore, Mumbai M25 - Oct 31-Nov 27, 2022
Replies: 81
Views: 2258

Re: New Delhi, Bhilai M15, Indore, Mumbai M25 - Oct 31-Nov 27, 2022

Jay, I think you are interpreting my comment incorrectly. Although I was being sarcastic, the main message I had was that if we can’t get even go on to win titles at home, these points, however cheap or difficult they are, don’t do much to enhance our standards overall. Nor do they give any hope tha...
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: The Cricket Forum
Topic: India in New Zealand 2022
Replies: 28
Views: 563

Re: India in New Zealand 2022

Why is SKY playing in these matches? Wouldn’t Samson be the ideal replacement for him? Not sure why Dhawan is in the team, let alone being the captain. We just reward people for seniority. Like Ashwin playing the T20 World Cup as a reward for not playing the WTC (or something like that).
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 12:44 pm
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Misc. news about Indian hockey
Replies: 2050
Views: 324832

Re: Misc. news about Indian hockey

You left out the king of them all—mindless aerials. Maybe because it’s our best of the garbage? NOT!!!! We are miles behind the top 3-4 teams because of: panic in both Ds, poor shot stopping, conceding needless PCs, picking needless cards, terrible decision making all over the pitch, sloppy basic sk...
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:39 am
Forum: The Chess Forum
Topic: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem
Replies: 38
Views: 301

Re: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem

Here is a guaranteed way to avoid sadness, Saffron. As soon as you see an Indian tagged as favorite, expect they will lay an egg. You will not be sad then except just at the beginning when you accept this expectation. It will work in any sport anywhere when Indians are involved. I give you money bac...
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:32 am
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: New Delhi, Bhilai M15, Indore, Mumbai M25 - Oct 31-Nov 27, 2022
Replies: 81
Views: 2258

Re: New Delhi, Bhilai M15, Indore, Mumbai M25 - Oct 31-Nov 27, 2022

Ok. Cheap home points have been won. The caravan will move on. I hope the clamoring, glamoring, and fetish of home tournaments will ease now. P.S. Yes, I’m in a sarcasm mode today in various threads. It’s sickening to not find even a glimmer of hope anywhere in any sport in any part of the world des...
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:27 am
Forum: The Indian Hockey Forum
Topic: Misc. news about Indian hockey
Replies: 2050
Views: 324832

Re: Misc. news about Indian hockey

We just play an outdated style of hockey, which is rubbish by even old standards. There cannot be a more inept team with our resources. It’s beyond shameful. Don’t know what the appropriate word is. Maybe ssp can tell us. Our deficiencies are so glaring that even us forum members can see it. Yet, th...
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:21 am
Forum: Other Sports/Olympics
Topic: Boxing: 2022 IBA Youth World Boxing Championships
Replies: 5
Views: 70

Re: Boxing: 2022 IBA Youth World Boxing Championships

Most youth results are bogus. I don’t buy into even an iota of their significance. Don’t want to take away the sheen from the youngsters, but they amount to nothing in the real world. I’ve never seen any reports of junior results in the USA except a few like tennis grand slam juniors, which do mean ...
by Atithee
Sun Nov 27, 2022 6:03 am
Forum: The Cricket Forum
Topic: India in New Zealand 2022
Replies: 28
Views: 563

Re: India in New Zealand 2022

Wasim Jaffer thus tweeted in reference to Samson being dropped due to lack of all rounders and part-time bowlers:

by Atithee
Thu Nov 24, 2022 3:50 pm
Forum: Tennis Tournaments
Topic: ITF Junior Circuit 2022- India
Replies: 45
Views: 1777

Re: ITF Junior Circuit 2022- India

^^^
1997 batch? Did you mean 2007, Sameer?
by Atithee
Thu Nov 24, 2022 1:59 am
Forum: The Chess Forum
Topic: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem
Replies: 38
Views: 301

Re: Chess: World Team Championship 2022, Jerusalem

^^^
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