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by Matthew Turner
Sun May 18, 2008 7:46 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Resignation Rumours
Replies: 259
Views: 25217

Re: Resignation Rumours

Let me just explain how I think a membership scheme would work and then perhaps there will be less need for some of this fairly wild hypothecation. Lets set the membership at a realistic level, lets say £25 - for this you will NOT get a pen, a scorebook, a grading list, a year book or reduced entry...
by Matthew Turner
Fri May 16, 2008 4:00 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: how important to you is a national grade
Replies: 9
Views: 1495

Re: how important to you is a national grade

There is a very strong negative correlation between a player's grade and the importance that the player puts on that grade. One can see how this would apply to juniors, but in fact this can be observed far more widely. This is why it is critical to link membership to grades, because the bulk of play...
by Matthew Turner
Fri May 16, 2008 3:05 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championships
Replies: 59
Views: 6991

Re: British Championships

I know that Stewart has taken on the British and it probably correct for him to be taking over at this time, an experienced hand on the tiller and all that. Whether, it is a good move for Stewart is more open to question, his health is worse than David's, and frankly with everything that is going on...
by Matthew Turner
Fri May 16, 2008 2:43 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: British Championships
Replies: 59
Views: 6991

British Championships

About one week ago Professor Robertson said that there were still many things to be done with the British Championships and I wondered what was the current state of play. I notice on the ECF website that there are now conditions for leading players. However, following the ECF links it still gives Da...