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by Peter Turner
Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:33 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF AGM aftermath
Replies: 231
Views: 26824

Re: ECF AGM aftermath

Michael Flatt wrote Was it correct to publicly name the coach making a legitimate claim for loss of earnings? No - carelessness on the part of the ECF Company Secretary in preparing the publication version, now corrected. John, Thanks for correcting this so speedily. If none of us made mistakes we ...
by Peter Turner
Sat Dec 20, 2014 11:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Distance travelled to a tournament within the British Isles
Replies: 11
Views: 2521

Re: Distance travelled to a tournament within the British Is

My claim doesn't meet the 'within the British Isles' criteria but was all by car. I was with the England Team at the Glorney/Faber match in 2004 held at Aberdeen University. My son Matthew was coaching the England Team but needed to be in Davos for a tounament the day after the Glorney/Faber fininsh...
by Peter Turner
Mon Dec 08, 2014 8:55 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Liverpool Quadrangular 6th & 7th Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3721

Re: Liverpool Quadrangular 7th & 8th Dec 2013

The Quadrangular 2014 took place this weekend (6th & 7th Dec), does anyone have any details?
by Peter Turner
Wed Jan 29, 2014 7:21 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 7th Millfield Rapidplay, 26th January 2014
Replies: 7
Views: 1812

Re: 7th Millfield Rapidplay, 26th January 2014

Hi Ben Hope this copies Ok - Prize list Main Prizes 1st = - £80 James Sherwin (Bath) - £80 James Cobb (Clifton) - £80 Patryk Krzyzanowski (S. Bristol) - £80 Paul Helbig (S. Bristol/Bath) Grading Prizes 136 to 165 - =1st £50 Ivor Annetts (Tiverton) 101 to 135 - 1st £50 Reece Whittington (Exeter...
by Peter Turner
Wed Dec 18, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8900

Re: World Youth Championships 18 - 28 December 2013

The dates are 18th to 28th - Peter, if you are around you could change the details in the thread title. Christmas in the UAE (for those that celebrate it) sounds fun! Best of luck to all those playing. England players are listed here: http://www.worldyouth2013.com/playerlist/country/225 Hi Christop...
by Peter Turner
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:32 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8900

Re: World Youth Championships 8 - 18 2013

The oficial website is:- http://www.worldyouth2013.com. There is a huge entry (almost 2,000), suspect problem is down to checking who is actually there and then getting them to the right place.
Cannot do Twitter & Facebook, anything from that source?
by Peter Turner
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:25 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2013
Replies: 43
Views: 8900

World Youth Chess Championship - 18th to 28th December 2013

This Championship starts today. We have a large group competing, first round has been delayed. Does any one have any information?
All the very best to the England Team.
by Peter Turner
Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:20 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Liverpool Quadrangular 6th & 7th Dec 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 3721

Liverpool Quadrangular 6th & 7th Dec 2014

Does anyone have any information about this event?
by Peter Turner
Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:09 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: Juniors abroad
Replies: 25
Views: 4417

Re: Juniors abroad

Morning Bob

Web site shows Alan is equal 1st on 6/8, very good and well done, all the best for the final round. Currently gaining 30.3 rating points with a RP of 2489.
by Peter Turner
Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:41 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: European Championship - Team ENGLAND
Replies: 209
Views: 16406

Re: European Championship - Team ENGLAND

From Peter Turner, some time ago Director of Junior Chess. Earlier on in this thread Richard Bates made the comment below. Since it has been quoted again I thought it may be of interest for me to make some comments. Is this definitely true? Not saying it isn't, i don't know exactly what my parents u...
by Peter Turner
Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:26 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: European Youth Chess Championships 2013
Replies: 99
Views: 12403

Re: European Youth Chess Championships 2013

Hi Jim & Team England

Thanks for the working link, much appreciated. All the very best to everyone.

Peter T
by Peter Turner
Fri Mar 22, 2013 12:57 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: item 15 on the agenda
Replies: 24
Views: 2839

Re: item 15 on the agenda

Funding for juniors selected to represent England in major International championships has always been a 'sensitive' issue. Whilst Junior Director and Chair of the Junior Selection Committee we agreed a policy, which stated something like:- 'The 1st nominated player in an age group (and sometimes th...
by Peter Turner
Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CSC: The Newham Project
Replies: 21
Views: 2448

Re: CSC: The Newham Project

Jonathan
The New York Chess Project began some 20 years ago and has certainly stood the test of time. I'm sure you have already seen all about it but perhaps not, so, to save you a 'Google', try http://www.chessintheschools.org and http://www.nychesskids.com.

Peter T
by Peter Turner
Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:30 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CSC: The Newham Project
Replies: 21
Views: 2448

Re: CSC: The Newham Project

Please follow the link below for some academic research on the educational benefits of learning to play chess.
http://www.givewell.org/files/Analysis/margulies.pdf
by Peter Turner
Sat Jan 12, 2013 1:37 pm
Forum: Women's Chess
Topic: January 2013 FIDE Rating List
Replies: 7
Views: 3878

Re: January 2013 FIDE Rating List

Felix Ynojosa is entered at Cappelle as FIDE VEN