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by David Pardoe
Wed Apr 25, 2007 7:27 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MCCU Proposal to reduce number of Boards in County Matches
Replies: 34
Views: 12476

A good post Chris... yes, declining numbers are a concern...in the MCF it is a topic currently under discussion. So one of the real issues is....what can be done about this. At grass roots level, clubs and secretaries, and leagues must be more pro-active in trying to encourage new players into the c...
by David Pardoe
Tue Apr 24, 2007 10:50 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: I'm an ungraded player - get me out of here!
Replies: 5
Views: 1990

Hi Neil, Interesting comments....obviously this guy has played some chess previously.....maybe we need to get some information from such players about there chess history/experience.....maybe some internet chess...might be good to perhaps get some sample game scores for such players. I would add tha...
by David Pardoe
Sun Apr 22, 2007 12:41 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: MCCU Proposal to reduce number of Boards in County Matches
Replies: 34
Views: 12476

Re MCCU Motion to reduce County team sizes to 12 player

Hello, Just a few points.. Firstly...yes, it is not easy to get players for county matches...but that is part of the challenge. Neil is testimony to this...his views should be heeded. Mick mentions travel...yes,. this is a significant issue......it requires some hard work to turn out a team..particu...