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by Martin Crichton
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: no recognition for finalists
Replies: 38
Views: 7940

Re: no recognition for finalists

sccu? what is sccu ...don't answer that...
most people dont know or care... my post is about the national championships of the country.
by Martin Crichton
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: no recognition for finalists
Replies: 38
Views: 7940

Re: no recognition for finalists

the bigger picture... ah yes I can see it now..... if every player had my view... there would be a nice big empty basketball court in Leicester on July 2nd 2011 :) I don't give a monkeys about the £500 the ECF needs to find... Football players, Rugby players , Cricket players get very nice recognit...
by Martin Crichton
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:12 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: no recognition for finalists
Replies: 38
Views: 7940

no recognition for finalists

yes that was the disgraceful case in the 2010 finals in Leicester... I was disgusted to only learn on the day a few minutes before the event that there would be no medals or trophies for any of the compeditors last year. Had I known in advance I would never have bothered to make the journey from Lon...
by Martin Crichton
Thu Feb 10, 2011 9:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: London withdraws bid for 2012 World Championship
Replies: 42
Views: 3961

Re: London withdraws bid for 2012 World Championship

an excerpt from a feedback email that I sent to one of the organisers is below....at least Gelfer's open letter throws a lot of light on the matter of some of the background politics..... just had a quick read of Gelfer's response to the withdrawal of the London bid.... I am very sympathetic to Gelf...
by Martin Crichton
Tue Jul 21, 2009 4:15 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: The Barbican 1996 and Slough 1997 Affairs
Replies: 26
Views: 4075

Re: The Barbican 1996 and Slough 1997 Affairs

The Slough 1997 affair was a most interesting affair indeed.... I shall enlighten those reading this post this eve some time when I return home from work later. I was the main witness! I came across this forum / discussion by chance. there were many participants and villians in this affair... Adams,...