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by John Reyes
Sat Jan 12, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championship Congress 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 985

Re: British Championship Congress 2019

if anyone looking for help with B&B, i can recommend a few for you
by John Reyes
Thu Dec 27, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need some help of what to do?
Replies: 23
Views: 1041

Re: Need some help of what to do?

you have become the Manchester Chess Federation open team Captain. One of the originators on the Lancs side of this forty year old and counting dispute has died, There do however seem to be those in Lancashire who want to keep it going as a memorial. County open teams were at the heart of the origi...
by John Reyes
Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need some help of what to do?
Replies: 23
Views: 1041

Re: Need some help of what to do?

anyway i was asked by the MCF to captain the team, due to the 100 year of the County Championship, to see if i wanted to captain the team, as that was down to my involvement vs the liverpool league match in 2017, in which we picked 25 players over all the club to play against them. I am confused. O...
by John Reyes
Thu Dec 27, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need some help of what to do?
Replies: 23
Views: 1041

Re: Need some help of what to do?

indeed The only issue i have is that the minutes has not been published and i think that is down to the person, saying at the meeting that he had a personal problem with me. i'm know he does a lot for chess, but at the same time, i don't like bullies. I am happy to tell the Reason i took on the Grea...
by John Reyes
Wed Dec 26, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Need some help of what to do?
Replies: 23
Views: 1041

Need some help of what to do?

Hi all I just wonder if you can help me as I need some advise? I went to an County AGM in October and in Any Other Business I raised something that was I felt that the clubs and the leagues should know as the chairperson has for the last 5 years, been forced me out of getting involve in County chess...
by John Reyes
Sat Oct 13, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4300

Re: ECF AGM 2018

Heard from a couple of people privately that felt Tim was an unsuitable candidate. I personally wasn't impressed by Adrian as a candidate. Would be happy to eat humble pie on that once Adrian gets into the role, but if I had a personal vote (all of the organisations I represented, either directly o...
by John Reyes
Sat Oct 13, 2018 5:44 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4300

Re: ECF AGM 2018

D Lawson 277 2
M.Truran 286 0
Alex H 281 6
C Fegan 279 1
M.gunn 272 5
M.Pein 240 7
G Chair 276 1
Finance Chair 261 1
Audit 267 1
by John Reyes
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4300

Re: ECF AGM 2018

We are on section 12
by John Reyes
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 4300

ECF AGM 2018

Big turn out in a small room
by John Reyes
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: IM titles / IA title – Horton, McPhillips and Thorpe!
Replies: 0
Views: 441

IM titles / IA title – Horton, McPhillips and Thorpe!

Congratulations to Greater Manchester and 3C's Andrew Horton and Greater Manchester and Bolton Joseph McPhillips, who were awarded their FIDE International Master titles at the recent FIDE Congress


congratulations too to Tom Thorpe, who has been awarded his FIDE International Arbiter title.
by John Reyes
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Chess 2018-19
Replies: 19
Views: 3027

Re: County Chess 2018-19

WECU county chess is on its last legs now, with both Somerset and Gloucestershire no longer entering teams it is just Devon and Cornwall left holding the fort. just like Lancashire and Yorkshire!! Lancashire loves getting the bye to the national final, as every year at there AGM, they always say th...
by John Reyes
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Ecf Silver member letter
Replies: 72
Views: 3221

Re: Ecf Silver member letter

I have just renewed and downgraded my membership from silver to bronze. I only had Silver membership because I plyed in the London superrapid play in 2016 and a certain club sponsor was paying for my membership...(seems that funding has now dried up due to poor club administration of finances) Anyw...
by John Reyes
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Ecf Silver member letter
Replies: 72
Views: 3221

Ecf Silver member letter

This is what michael and myself have sent out to the silver members Dear Silver Members This letter comes to you from Michael Farthing and John Reyes, the two silver member representatives on the ECF Council, which meets for the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 13 October. A shorter letter this ti...
by John Reyes
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People Clashed at AGM
Replies: 7
Views: 960

Re: People Clashed at AGM

Yeah, yeah we know. But hey! He does organise some good chess. He infuriates me - but at the same time I do like him. Bit like Boris. [Should I put this post on hold for 24 hours? Nah! I'm drunk and I'll use that as my excuse]. I do agreed what he does for Lancashire is good, but it is the same old...
by John Reyes
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People Clashed at AGM
Replies: 7
Views: 960

People Clashed at AGM

just wonder if anyone can help me! I went to the Lancashire AGM in Blackpool last Thursday, and there was a part when AOB came and everyone was asked if they had something. when it came to my bit, I say yeah I did. in the last 3/4 years, i was ECF rep and the meeting that was at Lytham, the Presiden...