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by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: GM / IM Norm Event in February 2019
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: GM / IM Norm Event in February 2019

Wouldn't these dates clash with the Northumbria Masters, also a norm event?
by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: International News
Topic: Chess train
Replies: 6
Views: 533

Re: Chess train

Good luck, Nigel. Looks like great fun. Hope you can give us a full report when you get back.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Thu Oct 11, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF increased membership costs
Replies: 94
Views: 2958

Re: ECF increased membership costs

Adam, I don't think that's how the Scottish system works. All ratings are published but only members can look them up online.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Alan Fraser?
Replies: 16
Views: 2822

Re: Alan Fraser?

Yes, Berks & Bucks will mark his return to chess after an absence of over ten months.
by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship 2018
Replies: 424
Views: 21995

Re: British Championship 2018

Some more pics added (including the start of the ForCup game) https://brendanogorman.smugmug.com/Ches ... -Hull-2018
by Brendan O'Gorman
Fri Jul 06, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF grand prix
Replies: 9
Views: 837

Re: ECF grand prix

The link to this page https://www.englishchess.org.uk/wp-cont ... Prix-6.pdf is labelled Final Grand Prix Leader Boards 2016/17 as at 26th September 2017
by Brendan O'Gorman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Director of Women's Chess
Replies: 342
Views: 21479

Re: Director of Women's Chess

--Text omitted-- The reference to "nerdy men" also chimes with me as I've spoken to several women who have spoken of most men chess players being seemingly devoid of almost all social skills. Which is why we're drawn to chess - a social activity requiring silence. More should be done to sell the ga...
by Brendan O'Gorman
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:08 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Director of Women's Chess
Replies: 342
Views: 21479

Re: Director of Women's Chess

Meanwhile, in another part of the forest … https://www.gofundme.com/womenschessnetwork
by Brendan O'Gorman
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: 2nd Tunbridge Wells Congress : 9-10 June 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 558

2nd Tunbridge Wells Congress : 9-10 June 2018

Results: https://www.invictachess.co.uk/tunbridge-wells---9th10th-june-2018.html Photos: https://brendanogorman.smugmug.com/Chess/Richard-Haddrell-Memorial-2018 Many thanks to David Lettington (organiser & arbiter) and Chris Howell (my favourite arbiter :wink: ) for putting on this event with excell...