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by Trevor Coote
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:02 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

Can anyone tell me when the chess season starts
Is it when the grades come out ?
When the ecf membership has to be renewed by ie 1 September
Or another date
by Trevor Coote
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:26 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

thank you I was unaware
by Trevor Coote
Fri Sep 07, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

Alex is not an official of, or player in, the league in question. Why would he be expected to know what its definition of a bona fide member is? Jack Last time I looked Alex Holowczak was the Director of Home Chess although he has resigned with effect from the 13th October 2018. so as an official o...
by Trevor Coote
Fri Sep 07, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

To Alex How can it be an irrelevant question when the whole topic is what is a BONA FIDE member if You don't know then just be honest and say so if you do know enlighten the masses with your vast knowledge however irrelevant you feel it maybe so just one more time WHEN DOES DAVID BECOME AN BONA FIDE...
by Trevor Coote
Fri Sep 07, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

its a simple question Alex

I am asking your opinion
WHEN DOES DAVID BECOME AN BONA FIDE MEMBER OR IS IT NEVER ?

You can put on clever diagram but a simple question deserves an BONA FIDE answer from you
by Trevor Coote
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

Alex

when does david become a bona fide member?
by Trevor Coote
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:26 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

Alex the rule is bona fide member the google definition is below bona fide /ˌbəʊnə ˈfʌɪdi/ adjective adjective: bona fide; adjective: bonafide 1. genuine; real. "she was a bona fide expert" synonyms: authentic, genuine, real, true, actual, sterling, sound, legal, legitimate, lawful, valid, unadulter...
by Trevor Coote
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

Alex I am afraid that you are in a minority as the appeals committee agree with Brentwood that the rule should be rewritten for next years competition And Writtle brought in Andrew Lewis the British over 50 champion who had not played in a previous round I suppose that doesn't count If the rule had ...
by Trevor Coote
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

We now know writtles definition of A bona fide member


OCCASIONAL
by Trevor Coote
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

Re: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

The rule in question Alex is this Each player must be a bona-fide member of the club represented by his or her team, or, in the case of a school, he or she must be a pupil or employee of that school. No where else is there any controllers decision is final or any other wording on eligibility In the ...
by Trevor Coote
Thu Sep 06, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club
Replies: 66
Views: 5222

What is a Bona Fide Member of a Chess Club

I would like to put this out as a discussion point first a little background: a recent appeal of an Essex league knockout came back with a ruling that states The dispute revolves around the meaning of "bona-fide member". The current rules do not define this in detail but the panel agree with the Con...