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by RobWillmoth
Tue Oct 13, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Future of EPSCA Schools Competition
Replies: 48
Views: 2392

Re: Future of EPSCA Schools Competition

Hi Paul I became aware of the as well. I have to say I am quite shocked how this came about. A better process would have been to advertise and allow people who have been connected with a epsca to put in bids to run the event online this year. There are many of us including yourself who would no doub...
by RobWillmoth
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 134
Views: 6885

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

Hi All You are correct. You did not receive an email regarding the recent finance meeting that i attended. This was purely my fault. I put the email together and accidentally left it in my drafts email. By the time I had found out it was to late. No doubt you wont believe this. The reason for this i...
by RobWillmoth
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 134
Views: 6885

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

Hi Angus Thanks for pointing out your record by referring to the meeting minutes. Reminder I was at these meeting as well and thankfully represented gold members to defeat your awful motion re international chess that was defeated very heavily. Note you also mention ' his junior chess' Note the Juni...
by RobWillmoth
Tue Aug 11, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 134
Views: 6885

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

In response to Nicks reply In my experience that generally means that no explanation exists. Actually I have attended every agm or finance meeting since being in the post regardless of being in london Birmingham or zoom and not only that, have made numerous positive contributions at these meetings a...
by RobWillmoth
Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 134
Views: 6885

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

Thanks for the be negative feedback Angus. Totally not the full story. However I won’t waste my time on this forum to explain why. Perhaps instead of being negative about everything ECF you should perhaps try putting forwards some sensible suggestions as bronze rep as I have done as gold, Which are ...
by RobWillmoth
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is rating deflation a thing?
Replies: 75
Views: 8606

Re: Is rating deflation a thing?

I read an interesting book called talent is overrated a while ago. In that book there was a section about age. It basically said as long as you are doing your deliberate practice that you can maintain your strength regardless of age. So my expectation of Keiths playing strength as someone who plays ...
by RobWillmoth
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?
Replies: 40
Views: 5438

Re: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?

Hi all As a number of you know I have set up a national communications group for junior organisers and coaches. There are currently around 180 members on it. Hence if you have not had an email from Me about this group it means o don’t know you are a junior organiser and a coach and hence I would lik...
by RobWillmoth
Fri Oct 25, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?
Replies: 40
Views: 5438

Re: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?

Hi. If there is anyone in this forum who is a coach or junior organisers and has not received an email from me re the junior organisers group, then I am keen to get your email details to add to the communication group
by RobWillmoth
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Thread withdrawn
Replies: 32
Views: 4742

Re: Development Officer appointment

I think the overriding comment is that any issue surrounding appointments should be directed at the ECF rather than the person appointed. It seems to me that a few appointments recently have courted controversy. I think as a result of this going forward the ECF need to tighten up its recruitment rul...
by RobWillmoth
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?
Replies: 40
Views: 5438

Re: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?

Morning all. I presented to the board of directors at monthly meeting in sept about issues around junior chess. The junior organisers group that I set up conducted a survey a while ago. One question was did you agree the coaches scheme should be scrapped. 70 per cent disagreed. One of the action poi...
by RobWillmoth
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2019
Replies: 553
Views: 50405

Re: British Championship Congress 2019

Maybe text me on 07956 297329
by RobWillmoth
Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2019
Replies: 553
Views: 50405

Re: British Championship Congress 2019

Strange I didn’t get a response. Do you still have the room or is it gone . It’s for a 17 student from Barnet knights notmyself
by RobWillmoth
Sun Jul 07, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2019
Replies: 553
Views: 50405

Re: British Championship Congress 2019

Hi Paul
Do you still have this room. I know a junior who is looking for a room
Ta
by RobWillmoth
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:25 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2019
Replies: 553
Views: 50405

Re: British Championship Congress 2019

Yes I agree. Or include the ECF equivalent