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by Dragoljub Sudar
Fri Sep 23, 2011 11:01 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Summary of Funding Proposals for AGM
Replies: 991
Views: 54311

Re: Summary of Funding Proposals for AGM

Oops, I stand corrected about the vote. My apologies. Extract from the minutes on the GM on 23rd May: "The President called for a straw poll. This resulted in 11 votes broadly in favour of a membership scheme, 3 votes preferring the status quo, and 6 votes undecided or awaiting more detailed proposa...
by Dragoljub Sudar
Fri Sep 23, 2011 10:10 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Summary of Funding Proposals for AGM
Replies: 991
Views: 54311

Re: Summary of Funding Proposals for AGM

Ian Kingston isn't 100% right. Nottinghamshire hasn't made a decision. At our AGM last July the majority view in a 'straw poll' (as described by our Assoc Sec) was to wait until the final proposals were published (a few people were against the proposal and a slightly larger number were in favour). H...
by Dragoljub Sudar
Fri Sep 16, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Rules about drinking alcohol before or during matches
Replies: 173
Views: 13963

Re: Rules about drinking alcohol before or during matches

I wouldn't join a club located in a dry venue. Chess is something I can do while drinking! Gambit had to change venue in February; we moved to a real ale pub near the city centre. There has been a marked increase in attendence on club nights compared to our previous venue, with a 100% increase this ...
by Dragoljub Sudar
Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:44 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Minutes from Birmingham League meetings last night
Replies: 37
Views: 3145

Re: Minutes from Birmingham League meetings last night

Hi Alex, The first league I played in was the Derby & District Chess League in the late 70s where all games were played to a quickplay finish, and still are. When I moved to Nottingham in the late 80s I was surprised to see some games ended in this strange thing called adjudication where someone els...