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by Nick Grey
Sat Apr 20, 2019 6:07 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2797
Views: 299927

Re: Media comments on chess

the next bbc travel show before the 6am breakfast news will have chess in Norway with magnus.
by Nick Grey
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Where will the increases in membership numbers come from?
Replies: 4
Views: 504

Re: Where are the increases in membership numbers coming from?

ask them. I suspect numbers will be down not up by 2020/21 in all categories.
The increases seem to be unrealistic as well as the finances.
by Nick Grey
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 4 South 2018/19
Replies: 72
Views: 3828

Re: Div 4 South 2018/19

another change in teams playing - and Kingston players also now have a 6-0 w/o on mon evening because of a 'can't get a team together'. at least it gives us something to talk about on the journey to 4ncl.
by Nick Grey
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Div 4 South 2018/19
Replies: 72
Views: 3828

Re: Div 4 South 2018/19

that's why managers get withdrawals on time. but also other junior clashes as well as some families on holidays with schools closed
so see you anyway as 3 south are playing & hope you are all well!
by Nick Grey
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: April Council meeting 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2649

Re: April Council meeting 2019

payments to individuals ought not be disclosed.

ask yourselves what you are doing for grass roots / social chess?
by Nick Grey
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:25 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: ECF Grading Proposals
Replies: 111
Views: 5503

Re: ECF Grading Proposals

it was nice to play a game of chess this week - so i'm 2-0 up on the season in games v joint u160 captains. then again he was ok for board 6 With 2 games this w/e with opponents likely to be more than 60 points higher. I know and knew a lot of o-65s that do not care at all for monthly grading & i'm ...
by Nick Grey
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: 1962 Paul Keres Simul Tour
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: 1962 Paul Keres Simul Tour

thanks - not me I am a 1962 baby. thanks on kingpin too. nice on all Keres' English translations as well.
by Nick Grey
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: April Council meeting 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 2649

Re: April Council meeting 2019

Having received our member's voting intentions and excellent analysis last night I let them know I agreed with it and received a thank you. I think that some of the postings here suggest a basic finance flaw - even the setting of a councils budget meeting or closing of accounts meeting takes less th...
by Nick Grey
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: HISTORY OF THE LAWS OF CHESS
Replies: 38
Views: 1788

Re: HISTORY OF THE LAWS OF CHESS

I thought the oldest chess book was a caxton print 1482 ish? other books to that time too?
by Nick Grey
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: ECU General Assembly Resolution on Boycotts
Replies: 38
Views: 1357

Re: ECU General Assembly Resolution on Boycotts

Is Boycotts the correct phrase?
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 27, 2019 10:33 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Is this a win?
Replies: 34
Views: 1278

Re: Is this a win?

He ought to have claimed under the 2 minute rule.
You are not winning.
You accepted a draw so it is not a win. :D
by Nick Grey
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: 4NCL
Topic: Division One 2018-19
Replies: 74
Views: 6190

Re: Division One 2018-19

I guess a legal challenge. What government atm?
by Nick Grey
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 2797
Views: 299927

Re: Media comments on chess

Maybe Grinder as well as we ought to be inclusive.
Not helpful for juniors that ought not be on those apps.
Still trying to work out how to get these pop-ups out of internet.

Though noticed chessboxing when I logged on at 1030pm
by Nick Grey
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:04 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019
Replies: 5
Views: 310

Re: Cornwall County Championship 3-5 May 2019

I thought it clashed with something? Oh yes 4NCL.
by Nick Grey
Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: ECF Grading Proposals
Replies: 111
Views: 5503

Re: ECF Grading Proposals

Has the ECF digested the concerns of representative organisations?