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by Martin Crichton
Tue Feb 15, 2011 10:36 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: no recognition for finalists
Replies: 38
Views: 7882

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: 7882

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: 3942

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: 3980

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,...