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by John Reyes
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:45 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 5834

Re: ECF AGM 2018

We are on section 12
by John Reyes
Sat Oct 13, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM 2018
Replies: 86
Views: 5834

ECF AGM 2018

Big turn out in a small room
by John Reyes
Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: IM titles / IA title – Horton, McPhillips and Thorpe!
Replies: 0
Views: 571

IM titles / IA title – Horton, McPhillips and Thorpe!

Congratulations to Greater Manchester and 3C's Andrew Horton and Greater Manchester and Bolton Joseph McPhillips, who were awarded their FIDE International Master titles at the recent FIDE Congress


congratulations too to Tom Thorpe, who has been awarded his FIDE International Arbiter title.
by John Reyes
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Chess 2018-19
Replies: 36
Views: 4742

Re: County Chess 2018-19

WECU county chess is on its last legs now, with both Somerset and Gloucestershire no longer entering teams it is just Devon and Cornwall left holding the fort. just like Lancashire and Yorkshire!! Lancashire loves getting the bye to the national final, as every year at there AGM, they always say th...
by John Reyes
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:59 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Ecf Silver member letter
Replies: 72
Views: 4416

Re: Ecf Silver member letter

I have just renewed and downgraded my membership from silver to bronze. I only had Silver membership because I plyed in the London superrapid play in 2016 and a certain club sponsor was paying for my membership...(seems that funding has now dried up due to poor club administration of finances) Anyw...
by John Reyes
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Ecf Silver member letter
Replies: 72
Views: 4416

Ecf Silver member letter

This is what michael and myself have sent out to the silver members Dear Silver Members This letter comes to you from Michael Farthing and John Reyes, the two silver member representatives on the ECF Council, which meets for the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 13 October. A shorter letter this ti...
by John Reyes
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People Clashed at AGM
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

Re: People Clashed at AGM

Yeah, yeah we know. But hey! He does organise some good chess. He infuriates me - but at the same time I do like him. Bit like Boris. [Should I put this post on hold for 24 hours? Nah! I'm drunk and I'll use that as my excuse]. I do agreed what he does for Lancashire is good, but it is the same old...
by John Reyes
Tue Oct 02, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: People Clashed at AGM
Replies: 7
Views: 1039

People Clashed at AGM

just wonder if anyone can help me! I went to the Lancashire AGM in Blackpool last Thursday, and there was a part when AOB came and everyone was asked if they had something. when it came to my bit, I say yeah I did. in the last 3/4 years, i was ECF rep and the meeting that was at Lytham, the Presiden...
by John Reyes
Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF increased membership costs
Replies: 94
Views: 5173

Re: ECF increased membership costs

it will be interested to see how the Silver Members think about this.

also it will be interested to see how the ecf can recommend it?
by John Reyes
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: County Chess 2018-19
Replies: 36
Views: 4742

Re: County Chess 2018-19

Why does the County Championship (ECF stage and apparently in the SCCU) get more disputes and appeals than, say, league matches? They're both arbiterless, but there are far more league matches played that don't lead to anywhere near the number of disputes that regularly appear in the County Champio...
by John Reyes
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM
Replies: 1
Views: 528

ECF AGM

Any updates on Venues? Positions etc?
by John Reyes
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2019 British
Replies: 111
Views: 11450

Re: 2019 British

I have already booked my room for the british and also will play some of the events there

My wife is not a big chess fan!!
by John Reyes
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Director of Home Chess
Replies: 27
Views: 3708

Re: Director of Home Chess

Good for Business
by John Reyes
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2019 British
Replies: 111
Views: 11450

Re: 2019 British

but have you seen the size of the venues when the players championship are held? you need to check them out!!
by John Reyes
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2019 British
Replies: 111
Views: 11450

Re: 2019 British

it would be a idea to ask the ECF to tender someone to find Venues in the future for Events the PDC managed to find big venue for there events The PDC runs a £15m global tour, funded by corporate sponsorship and TV rights deals. But remember at the beginning, they only had one event on television, ...