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by William Metcalfe
Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Illegal moves
Replies: 23
Views: 3375

Re: Illegal moves

That was what i said Jack but the player would not have it luckily it did not affect the match result
by William Metcalfe
Tue Mar 25, 2014 6:22 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Illegal moves
Replies: 23
Views: 3375

Re: Illegal moves

Something Odd happened last night in a cup semi final a player resigned only to notice his opponent had stalemated him so what comes first the resignation or the stalemate.The player said i resigned so i happy to let the resignation stand.
by William Metcalfe
Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:42 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Emergency Board Meeting - Draft Minutes
Replies: 565
Views: 54096

Re: Emergency Board Meeting - Draft Minutes

Ha ha Andrew
by William Metcalfe
Fri Feb 21, 2014 5:33 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Emergency Board Meeting - Draft Minutes
Replies: 565
Views: 54096

Re: Emergency Board Meeting - Draft Minutes

Great so once more the meeting times are going to be changed so my train ticket is now no use hopefully the ECF will give me plenty of notice as to the new meeting times
by William Metcalfe
Fri Feb 21, 2014 3:25 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Emergency Board Meeting - Draft Minutes
Replies: 565
Views: 54096

Re: Emergency Board Meeting - Draft Minutes

Can a vote be taken in April as it is a finance meeting and not a AGM
by William Metcalfe
Thu Oct 24, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Match abandoned
Replies: 26
Views: 2903

Re: Match abandoned

Things that have happened in some chess venues that i have played in.In one venue there were line dancing classes in the room directly above us.Another venue had Rock bands playing in the main bar right next to the Chess playing room.But the strangest was when we played at Concett there was live mus...
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:46 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Annual General Meeting 2013
Replies: 189
Views: 11569

Re: Annual General Meeting 2013

I had to do something at very short notice and i could not find anybody else to take my place at short notice
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Andrew Paulson -- Candidacy for ECF President
Replies: 213
Views: 26021

Re: Andrew Paulson -- Candidacy for ECF President

But Roger promised a huge drop in numbers he predicted a meltdown
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Annual General Meeting 2013
Replies: 189
Views: 11569

Re: Annual General Meeting 2013

I have just been on the phone to somebody who has been involved in the past with English teams and they are shocked at the 9k figure for the womens team
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 13, 2013 5:16 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Annual General Meeting 2013
Replies: 189
Views: 11569

Re: Annual General Meeting 2013

I do not know where the figure came from but it sounds wrong to me also.We really need to find out how much money was spent on previous womens teams
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 13, 2013 4:18 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Annual General Meeting 2013
Replies: 189
Views: 11569

Re: Annual General Meeting 2013

Those figures came from the International manager Jonathan
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 13, 2013 1:08 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Championship - Team ENGLAND
Replies: 209
Views: 14557

Re: European Championship - Team ENGLAND

The team did not refuse to play because there was no coach Jovanka stood down so the team could employ a coach somehow we ended up with no Jovanka,no coach and no team
by William Metcalfe
Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:42 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Annual General Meeting 2013
Replies: 189
Views: 11569

Re: Annual General Meeting 2013

The International manager was how much money it was going to cost to send the full womens team plus coach he gave a figure of £9000 Malcolm Pein then asked how much the ECF were short of sending said team it was £4000.I am appaled that we have not sent a womans team and even more incenced that the...
by William Metcalfe
Fri Oct 11, 2013 7:04 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Nominations for the elections at the ECF AGM
Replies: 524
Views: 27674

Re: Nominations for the elections at the ECF AGM

I have spent the last month speaking to league players.Congress players,NCCU reps ect i have posted stuff on local forums so i have done all i can to consult people.I have some freedom with some of my votes tommorrow and will make my decisions after i hear the candidates speak.
by William Metcalfe
Tue Sep 10, 2013 8:26 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Outcome of membership scheme
Replies: 272
Views: 24545

Re: Outcome of membership scheme

Yawn yawn Roger.The amount of players whom paid game fee also fell well short of the number of players on the grading list