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by Andrew Martin
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Christmas Quiz
Replies: 24
Views: 885

Re: A Christmas Quiz

It was nice while it lasted.
by Andrew Martin
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:57 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Christmas Quiz
Replies: 24
Views: 885

Re: A Christmas Quiz

I regret that it can...
by Andrew Martin
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Christmas Quiz
Replies: 24
Views: 885

Re: A Christmas Quiz

Normal chess, but nobody wearing a hat would play the moves required.
by Andrew Martin
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Christmas Quiz
Replies: 24
Views: 885

Re: A Christmas Quiz

Very nice try Jack, but.......
by Andrew Martin
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: A Christmas Quiz
Replies: 24
Views: 885

Re: A Christmas Quiz

Here’s a nice easy question.

How long is the shortest game which ends in ‘ castles queenside’ checkmate? Who wins and what are the moves?
by Andrew Martin
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:04 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The South of England Junior Chess Championships 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Re: The South of England Junior Chess Championships 2020

Just a reminder that space is limited at Yateley Manor and that early entry is advised.

Entries are building nicely. Please check for the latest info at our website.

We do not want to turn anyone away.

Thanks.
by Andrew Martin
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:44 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: European Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships
Replies: 8
Views: 394

Re: European Youth Rapid and Blitz Championships

I’ll start the ball rolling: 1) Were parents and children recommended to play in this event ? 2) How much did it cost to fund the trip for, typically, one parent and child? 3) Do parents think good value was obtained by making the trip? Admittedly, Tallinn must be a fabulous place to go to at this t...
by Andrew Martin
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:38 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Can anything be done to boost numbers for the northern semi-final?
by Andrew Martin
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: David Welch
Replies: 21
Views: 2366

Re: David Welch

Very sorry to hear this. RIP David.
by Andrew Martin
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Women's Recruitment Officer
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

Re: Women's Recruitment Officer

Perhaps we should hold the Northern event in Burnley, just to mess with people’s heads a bit more.
by Andrew Martin
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Time now to think about entering the two semi-finals.

Early entries are very helpful for the organisers. They help us to plan ahead, in order to give everyone the best possible experience.

Thanks.
by Andrew Martin
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Women's Recruitment Officer
Replies: 17
Views: 2370

Re: Women's Recruitment Officer

Congrats Tim! Can I invite you, Chris and Helen to the Nat Schools girls' semi final at St Catherine's School in Bramley on January 12th to talk about the ECF plans for increasing female participation and involvement. Last year approx. 270 girls attended, plus tens of parents, teachers and influenti...
by Andrew Martin
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The South of England Junior Chess Championships 2020
Replies: 1
Views: 722

The South of England Junior Chess Championships 2020

All systems are now go for the chess congress in January. We have opened up for entries. Links below: Website: www.southofenglandjunior.com Event webpage: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/south-of-england-junior-chess-congress-2020-registration-74597520191 As usual, we look forward to welcoming you to...
by Andrew Martin
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Entries to date Southern U19 St Catherine's Bramley 2 teams Tormead,Guildford 1 team Haberdashers’ Aske’s 4 teams. North London Collegiate 5 teams Abbey School, Reading 2 teams Denmark Rd High School , Gloucester 1 team Highgate School 1 team Henrietta Barnett School 3 teams South Hampstead 2 teams ...
by Andrew Martin
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 861

The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Entries are now open for the 2020 semi-finals. Teams of three. All welcome, from beginner to expert. U19 and U11 sections. Southern and Northern semi-finals with the final in early April This has been a very successful and popular 'grass roots' event over the last six years and we hope to build our ...