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by James Toon
Mon Jul 09, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Historical grades
Replies: 9
Views: 3490

I agree with Paul and Sean. Occasional players do feature in some of the leagues I play in. So it will be useful to have historical details - thanks to Carl for doing the work.
by James Toon
Thu May 17, 2007 3:10 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Increase in game fee?
Replies: 7
Views: 3111

Increase in game fee?

Can anyone tell me whether the game fee rate of 45p per player game has been increased recently or is going to be increased? I can't find details of the April ECF Council Meeting.

Our League AGM takes place in three hours time so a reply before then would be appreciated :)
by James Toon
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:44 pm
Forum: News and Support
Topic: Real Names
Replies: 31
Views: 11211

I agree with David. All the other forums I've come across allow the use of created user names and they don't appear to have any major problems as a result. If you want vigorous, uninhibited debate, you have to allow users to adopt their chosen persona. And what does happen if two people with the sam...
by James Toon
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:29 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: League Management web apps
Replies: 3
Views: 2062

I currently maintain a site ( ) for the Civil Service Chess League. As a static site it's not very interesting, but it does have the merit of being up-to-date. I try to ensure that all results are posted within 24 hours of receipt. Lots of league websites are updated only infr...
by James Toon
Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:20 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Replies: 15
Views: 6699

Is the April Council going to make a decision about this, and if so will it be announced soon? I'm sure my own league (Civil Service Chess League) is not the only one looking for a lead from the ECF on this issue. Our own default method of finishing games is adjudication. Efforts are made to change ...