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by Sabrina Chevannes
Mon Oct 18, 2010 11:10 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: New Directors of Women's Chess
Replies: 75
Views: 8006

Re: New Directors of Women's Chess

I thought it was a nice way of getting 2 women representing our country in such an event and encouraging them to study the game more by annotating their own games and giving us a report - helps encourage other women to aspire to represent their country and also got them studying the game. I say nice...
by Sabrina Chevannes
Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:55 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: New Directors of Women's Chess
Replies: 75
Views: 8006

Re: New Directors of Women's Chess

Hi All I thought I would post on this thread as it seems relevant! I am not sure if it is official yet, but yes Jovanka and I put our names forward to go for the position as Manager of Women's chess. I do think that Jovanka and myself do have experience in this field and we can achieve some of our a...
by Sabrina Chevannes
Mon Oct 18, 2010 9:48 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Kanwal Bhatia WFM
Replies: 7
Views: 2051

Re: Kanwal Bhatia WFM

Congrats Kanwal!!! I am completely shocked that you are not a WFM already - I assumed you were!!! Well done :)
by Sabrina Chevannes
Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:28 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Chess Books for Sale
Replies: 0
Views: 1691

Chess Books for Sale

I am selling most of my chess books as I am completely skint and need to pay the bills! So here is a list of ones I am selling. I am going to put them on ebay too, so either reply here or email me at sabrinachevannes@hotmail.co.uk to enquire about ones you want as they might sell on ebay too. I have...
by Sabrina Chevannes
Wed Jun 30, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: July 2010 FIDE rating list
Replies: 2
Views: 1371

Re: July 2010 FIDE rating list

Would be pretty awesome if we could get the top 5 out to the Olympiad one year...
by Sabrina Chevannes
Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: VACANCIES: CSC looking for chess coaches
Replies: 5
Views: 4626

Re: VACANCIES: CSC looking for chess coaches

These positions are not just starting now, but can be from September onwards. There are no full time commitments or anything, you can work around your current schedule.
by Sabrina Chevannes
Mon Jun 28, 2010 1:53 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Abolish Women's Chess Titles? Discuss.......
Replies: 32
Views: 6354

Re: Abolish Women's Chess Titles? Discuss.......

I will admit I've always found it a little strange that women play with the same board, the same pieces and the same clock, yet a female of equal rating to myself, such as Maria and Sabrina get a title just for being a different gender. I don't think it's sour grapes, as a 2000-2100 player I don't ...
by Sabrina Chevannes
Mon Jun 28, 2010 12:16 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: Abolish Women's Chess Titles? Discuss.......
Replies: 32
Views: 6354

Re: Abolish Women's Chess Titles? Discuss.......

Wow! What a forum to start my first reply on! Right, well you asked for some women to post some views - now you have two women going to retalliate to this forum - two Women Fide Masters. Without these titles, we would just be chess players with ratings of about 2000 and get no respect whatsoever fro...
by Sabrina Chevannes
Thu Jun 24, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: VACANCIES: CSC looking for chess coaches
Replies: 5
Views: 4626

VACANCIES: CSC looking for chess coaches

Chess in Schools and Communities is now a fully operational charity with three main objectives: To encourage teaching and playing chess in state schools and inner city communities To organise and promote world class chess events as a catalyst for mass participation To raise the profile of chess and ...