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by Michael Flatt
Sat Aug 31, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Running a standard play tournament
Replies: 7
Views: 817

Re: Running a standard play tournament

The relevant page on the ECF website is: https://www.englishchess.org.uk/pay-to- ... -game-fee/
by Michael Flatt
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:53 am
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Grade File Checker
Replies: 17
Views: 2134

Re: Grade File Checker

Nothing wrong with my Windows 10 installation and I have encountered the same problem when attempting to run it on several other Windows 10 machines. I have also run it with the Excel installed box both checked and unchecked. What about the data file that you are running through the checker? I'd re...
by Michael Flatt
Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Grade File Checker
Replies: 17
Views: 2134

Re: Grade File Checker

Does anybody else have the same problem that I am experiencing? I am running a 64Bit Windows 10 system and when I run my Excel grading file (generated by the League Mgt System) through the grade checker program I keep getting "Error 91 - Object Variable Or With Block Variable Not Set". When I run t...
by Michael Flatt
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:35 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do I?
Replies: 24
Views: 2842

Re: How do I?

1. The Swiss Manager licence may be shared by a group of individuals working at the same event. It is not permitted for the shared licence be used at other events that are not controlled by the owner of the original licence. 2. A different licence cannot be used to overwrite chess-results.com, unles...
by Michael Flatt
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Needing to be ECF member to play in British Championships?
Replies: 28
Views: 2693

Re: Needing to be ECF member to play in British Championships?

But is there something wrong with chess promotion when the ECF can take its annual tournament to a town without a chess club and without plans to use the national event to promote local interest? By my count there will be three other Congresses in Torquay this calendar year, assuming the October/No...
by Michael Flatt
Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do I?
Replies: 24
Views: 2842

Re: How do I?

Adam, so I pass them my 15 character installation code (and my user name?), and they can pass themselves off as me? Is that entirely correct? Heinz Herzog is happy with this process? I would suggest that the reason for not sharing information by email is that any editing of the data causes the two ...
by Michael Flatt
Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: How do I?
Replies: 24
Views: 2842

Re: How do I?

Email them the file, or share it in the Cloud/Dropbox. So long as you have a licence at the right level, that's fine - it doesn't need to be the same specific licence. Not having the same specific licence might be a barrier to uploading the tournament to web - I enable that setting for security rea...
by Michael Flatt
Mon May 20, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Bryan Fewell
Replies: 5
Views: 1368

Bryan Fewell

Dear All I write to inform you that Bryan Fewell passed away on Wednesday 15/5/19, following a long battle with dementia. As you may remember, Bryan was a dedicated chess player, and as far as I am aware, he was President of HCA for many years, and also, as far as I remember, on the Board of Direct...
by Michael Flatt
Tue Apr 09, 2019 12:47 am
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: St Albans Congress - 6th-7th April 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 479

St Albans Congress - 6th-7th April 2019

Results are now available on the congress website: https://www.stalbanscongress.com/index.php/en/congress-results/2019-results and chess-results.com: Open - Challengers - Major - Intermediate - Minor We had a very healthy entry of 250 players (maximum capacity) when the list closed, but five withdre...
by Michael Flatt
Thu Apr 04, 2019 11:33 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: St Albans
Replies: 8
Views: 974

Re: St Albans

I can confirm that the congress has 250 entries and is completely full.

It is the first occasion I can recall when the congress has had to close the entry list early.

The flurry of entries received in the last two weeks far exceeds anything we have experienced before.
by Michael Flatt
Mon Mar 25, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: National Stages 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 5578

Re: National Stages 2019

Full list of nominations is now published on the County Championship page of the ECF website.
https://www.englishchess.org.uk/county- ... hips-2019/

The draw will be published there by 1st April, possibly on Thursday 27th March or shortly afterwards.
by Michael Flatt
Sat Mar 23, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: National Stages 2019
Replies: 55
Views: 5578

Re: National Stages 2019

From what I can see, the SCCU position is: Open Surrey Middlesex Sussex Minor Counties Essex u180 Middlesex Essex u160 Middlesex Essex u140 Kent Hertfordshire Essex u120 Essex Hertfordshire Surrey u100 Essex Berkshire Please, take care the SCCU list is still provisional! There are likely to be some...
by Michael Flatt
Tue Mar 19, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Chess: ECF Policy of Fines
Replies: 13
Views: 1527

Re: County Chess: ECF Policy of Fines

I am currently making ECF nominations to teams competing in the SCCU County Championships.

It is disappointing the number of teams refusing their nomination and citing the ECF fines that they received last season as the reason for their reluctance to participate this season.
by Michael Flatt
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Chess: ECF Policy of Fines
Replies: 13
Views: 1527

County Chess: ECF Policy of Fines

As the Union competitions draw to a conclusion and the time arrives to nominate teams for the ECF County Championships, I am hearing rumblings of discontent regarding the inflexible manner in which fines are being levied by the ECF for county that default boards regardless of whether or not the defa...
by Michael Flatt
Wed Feb 06, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: SCCU Junior Jamboree (u18 & u14) - 17th March 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 531

SCCU Junior Jamboree (u18 & u14) - 17th March 2019

The Southern Counties Chess Union Junior Jamboree will take place on 17 March 2019, 10.30am - 5.30pm, at Bishop Douglass School, East Finchley, London N2 0SQ. It is open to teams of 6 players from Counties, Clubs and Schools and comprises four sections: Under 18 Major Under 18 Minor (restricted to E...