Search found 29 matches
- Thu Oct 10, 2019 5:39 pm
- Forum: ECF Matters
- Topic: Development Officer appointment
- Replies: 32
- Views: 3360
In his letter Carl states: 31. Trust. Maybe I am naïve, but I expect as a default position that people will do their best and make decisions that are good for the organisation and good for chess. Life can be tough I know, but if things go wrong, I do not intend to hide them. Openness and trust are k...
If someone on this forum could highlight how one sets up a direct debit via the online renewal site then there may be more take-up of that option. I admit I wasn’t actively looking for the direct debit option since experience has taught me that any deviation from the straightforward renewal route is...
Stewart Reuben mentions the chess culture in NY where they have permanent chess tables available. How about encouraging councils here to instal chess tables in local parks? Jesus Molina has had some success in The Netherlands. https://mobile.twitter.com/jmedinamolina
- Wed Feb 13, 2019 3:17 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: State of Chess: How much money is in the sport?
- Replies: 41
- Views: 3037
Do any players/ commentators make any significant money from commentating, coaching, selling of dvds/online courses? Simon Williams, for example, seems to have a high profile.
- Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:05 pm
- Forum: General Chat
- Topic: World Chess Chmpionship.
- Replies: 17
- Views: 2118
Yes, images of tumbleweed! Another frustration in what little mainstream coverage there was, was the frequent reference to chess as a sport. The ECF, its supporters in Parliament and FIDE (Nigel?) should be constantly lobbying for sporting recognition despite past failed attempts.
- Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:58 pm
- Forum: Junior Chess
- Topic: Shreyas Royal breaks U10 record, poses ECF a question
- Replies: 78
- Views: 9598
Interview with Shreyas featuring Danny Gormally on Today programme this morning. IPlayer about 1.18.30 in.
I would always draw my opponent’s attention by pointing to the clock and if necessary quietly saying ‘clock’. There may not be a legal requirement but there is a moral one.