A Conversation for Mornington Crescent - the Game

The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Game 1

Post 1

wackymcracer

Last night, TuWGLMCL came together for its first match.

Toby Ramsworth - Chairman
Gabrielle - Near left of chairman
Maddy - Far left of chairman
Penny - Far right of chairman
Pippa - Near right of chairman

The first match was played under the Not Sure Protocol, ie We Didn't Have A Clue what we were doing.

The move order was Pippa, Gabrielle, Penny, Maddy

Here's the game
Hyde Park Corner - Edgware Road - Kings Cross St Pancras - Warren Street - Farringdon - Goldhawk Road - Park Lane - Euston Road - Curzon Street - Oxford Circus - New Street - Green Park - Russell Square - Barbican - Birdcage Walk - MORNINGTON CRESCENTsmiley - ok

Maddy wonsmiley - magic

Is there some tips or any rules, openings, entries or anything that any of you could point our way?

Or what do you think of this first match?

Let me know?smiley - smiley


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Game 1

Post 2

Simetra

very concise game, I think it was a wise move by Maddy playing Warren Street to avoid the game going into Nid which as you know creates all sorts of problems, it also left her with a clear run for M.C. providing Baker Street was not forced, but Curzon Street blocked that Gambit.

There are a couple of games in perpetual play at the moment, see my space.

One is for reasons forgotten is called GLUM, the play at the moment is via a cryptic clue or anagram as to the station.

The other game - How to play "Mornington Crescent" - has been going for sometime, the current game requires a charade to discribe the move.

New players always welcome.


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 3

wackymcracer

Thanks

This is Maddy. I thank you for your analysis. Golly we didn't know that.

Anyway, Game 2 was played tonight.

Toby was Chair, Pippa, Gabrielle, Penny and me was the move order.

This is how it went, this was played under Newcastle Panther Protocol, with a maximum of 16 moves.

Birdcage Walk - Fulham Broadway - East Ham - Green Park -
Cleveland Street - Lower Regent Street - Brook Street - Holborn -
Piccadilly Circus - Moorgate - Northumberland Avenue - Hill Street -
Great Portland Street - Brixton Hill - Baker Street - MORNINGTON CRESCENTsmiley - ok

I win again,smiley - magic or have I?smiley - erm

Let us knowsmiley - biggrin


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 4

Simetra

not bad, but there may have been a classic example of the Taylor Divert after Brook Street, perhaps Willesden Green would have been more prudent, but you seem to have got away with it.


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 5

wackymcracer

TuWGLMCL Table (after 2 games)
Maddy 2-0 56
Gabrielle 0-2 24
Pippa 0-2 22
Penny 0-2 18

Explain later.

Toby - Chairmansmiley - biggrin


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 6

wackymcracer

Hi

Toby here

Maddy leads the League with 2 wins and 56 points. Each player move scores points.

Game 1
Penny 2-4-1- 2= 9
Gabreille 5-2-4- 4=15
Pippa 10-1-1- 1=13
Maddy 3-1-4-20=28

Game 2
Penny 1-1-3- 4= 9
Gabrielle 2-1-5- 1= 9
Pippa 2-1-1- 5= 9
Maddy 4-3-1-20=28

MC scores 20
Any street name scores 1
Tube station scores 1
Main line station scores 1
Every line at an interchange station scores 1
Every London area scores 1

EG: Kings Cross St. Pancras (6 tube lines + 2 main lines + 2 London areas = 10)

Look out for game 3, later this week.smiley - ok

Gotta smiley - run


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 7

wackymcracer

Quick Message

Will give point values with moves from now on.

EG: Game 2
Pippa - Birdcage Walk (1)
Gabrielle - Fulham Broadway (2)
Penny - East Ham (2)
Maddy - Green Park (4)
Pi - Cleveland Street (1)
G - Lower Regent Street (1)
Pe - Brook Street (1)
M - Holborn (3)
Pi - Piccadilly Circus (3)
G - Moorgate (5)
Pe - Northumberland Avenue (1)
M - Hill Street (1)
Pi - Great Portland Street (4)
G - Brixton Hill (1)
Pe - Baker Street (5)
M - MORNINGTON CRESCENT (20)

GAME 3 of TuWGLMCL later this weeksmiley - ok

GOTTA smiley - run


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 8

wackymcracer

We welcome you to Game 3 of Season 1

This week's game is played under Opening Gambits Only Rules

Pippa, Gabrielle, Penny, Maddy

Paddington(6) Finsmere Park(1) Abercrombie Place(1) Tyburn(1)
Goldhawk Road(2) Totteridge & Whetstone(3) Goodge Street(2) Archway(2)
The Mall(1) Edgware(2) Kensington Park Gardens(1) Blackstone Street(1)
Rotherhithe(2) MORNINGTON CRESCENT(20)

Gabrielle wins smiley - ok

Penny will start Game 4 next week smiley - cool

Maddy 2-0 56 + 0-1 4 = 2-1 60
Gabrielle 0-2 24 + 1-0 26 = 1-2 50
Pippa 0-2 22 + 0-1 9 = 0-3 31
Penny 0-2 18 + 0-1 4 = 0-3 22

C U next week smiley - cheers

GOTTA smiley - run


The unoffical Waterloo Gladiators Ladies Mornington Crescent League - Season 1

Post 9

wackymcracer

Game 4

Penny goes first

Pe-Vauxhall
M-Becontree
Pi-Queen Street
G-Cambridge Circus
Pe-Morden
M-Covent Garden
Pi-Leicester Square
G-Liverpool Street
Pe-Kensington Church Street
M-Binns Terrace
Pi-Edgware Road
G-MORNINGTON CRESCENT smiley - ok

Gabby wins again

SEE U SOON smiley - tongueout

GOTTA smiley - run


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