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by John Reyes
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 28
Views: 847

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

I have just finished off my speech and hope to be handing in before sunday

Just to let you know i'm already a silver member and have been the silver rep since the 2016 AGM

if anyone wanted to asked me a question, i am happy to answer it on her or on DM
by John Reyes
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:13 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 28
Views: 847

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

" I'm really not sure these candidates should be singled out, when other delegates to council are not required to make declarations." They are not being singled out. I thought anyone standing for election provided such information. BCF/ECF and other chess bodies have a long history of pressure grou...
by John Reyes
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 28
Views: 847

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

Candidates have been given until the beginning of next week to submit an election address after which all members in these categories will be emailed with instructions on voting and the text of the election addresses. Is the election to be held before or after the end of August? The point being tha...
by John Reyes
Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:08 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 28
Views: 847

Re: Direct Members’ Representatives election

i will be putting my election speech up when it does get published, and i'm looking forward to carry on if i do get re-elected
I have been a silver members for over 6 years and i have just renew my subscription for the silver member
by John Reyes
Thu Aug 06, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Direct Members’ Representatives election
Replies: 28
Views: 847

Direct Members’ Representatives election

Following the close of nominations for direct members’ representatives the following candidates have come forward — Life Members Category – Stewart Reuben and Gerry Walsh Platinum Category – David Eustace and John Wickham Gold Category – Lorin D’Costa, Abu Hasan, David Lewis*, Danny O’Byrne and Rob ...
by John Reyes
Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 54
Views: 4144

Re: Membership Renewal

I have done my one today Also the Elections for the Direct members will be published soon I know that 5 people have put themselves for the Bronze also 5 people (and yes i am one of the people have put forward) for the Silver Rep Don't know about the Gold and Platinum yet? I do hope that members will...
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: July 2020 grades
Replies: 68
Views: 5380

Re: July 2020 grades

Andy McCulloch wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:31 am
I have to disagree with Mr Thurlow,the results are not all in. My games from Blackpool, not that good but 50%, are not there. Blackpool does not appear to have submitted any results.
I blamed the Blackpool organisers as they can’t used I forgot as a excused
by John Reyes
Fri Jul 24, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 54
Views: 4144

Re: Membership Renewal

........(I assume I wasn't the only one at the meeting!!) But you were obviously awake at that point and paying attention, not gone to make a brew, or put the cat out etc. etc. I was there and I did think that Malcolm mention someone has put themselves forward and it will be interesting to see who ...
by John Reyes
Fri Jul 24, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 54
Views: 4144

Re: Membership Renewal

Now that the Direct Debit's by GoCardless have been cancelled, will members wishing to pay by Direct Debit have to set up a new Direct Debit? Or are the ECF considering reintroducing 3 year memberships? .........this could be better for ECF future financial planning. some people are not fans of it,...
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9083

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

i hope everyone here in the forum will support the ecf by paying their membership early please
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 18, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9083

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

Paul Cooksey wrote:
Sat Jul 18, 2020 3:17 pm
The only thing that has surprised me so far is Malcolm's announcement he found 100% sponsorship for a full strength Olympiad team
Angus are you ok with this
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 18, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9083

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

I think you might reasonably ask why the Finance Director's report doesn't consider the worst case scenario in the Membership Director's report on predicted renewals, which is that net membership income, after deduction of VAT, drops to just under £50K. Given that, given the costs, any Junior Bronz...
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Meeting
Replies: 136
Views: 9083

Re: ECF Finance Meeting

we are up to the chairman of ecf finance committee to finance council and it is pass lol

one against
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Could Hybrid events save English chess?
Replies: 73
Views: 4213

Re: Could Hybrid events save English chess?

if anyone look at what Ashton CC has done, it is worth seeing that on their facebook page
by John Reyes
Sat Jul 18, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Neville Hawkins
Replies: 0
Views: 385

Neville Hawkins

I am sorry to inform you that Neville Hawkins who used to be involved in Manchester chess died on Friday 10th July aged 88 years