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by Nick Thomas
Fri Nov 14, 2008 9:46 am
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: No news is bad news
Replies: 210
Views: 39149

Re: No news is bad news

Carl - quite There's a real problem here with nobody really knowing who to believe. No doubt in such a situation anything anybody says will be contradicted by somebody else, but at least once people say "this specifically is what happened and this specifically is what is happening now" then we have...
by Nick Thomas
Sun Nov 09, 2008 9:28 pm
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: No news is bad news
Replies: 210
Views: 39149

Re: No news is bad news

It feels like the whole chess sets for schools debate is running out of steam on this forum. In the absence of any sensible involvement in the forum debate by the ECF, combined with a deathly silence on the ECF website and an steadfast refusal on the ECF's part to recognise both that the project an...
by Nick Thomas
Thu Nov 06, 2008 9:00 pm
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: No news is bad news
Replies: 210
Views: 39149

Re: No news is bad news

Andrew. Thanks, I appreciate your reply and agree with most if not all of it. I do think we deserve a fuller explanation from Fergus and some sort of explanation from the others I mentioned. I know this fiasco will cost me money because I feel partly responsible for the broken promises to my schools...
by Nick Thomas
Thu Nov 06, 2008 1:50 pm
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: No news is bad news
Replies: 210
Views: 39149

Re: No news is bad news

Come to think of it I think we deserve a full explanation and possibly apology from all those who made promises e.g. Charles, Fergus, Gerry and Peter Wilson are the 4 who come to mind. It was good of Fergus to come onto this forum with a partial explanation but I feel as though it is too little too ...
by Nick Thomas
Thu Nov 06, 2008 10:11 am
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: No news is bad news
Replies: 210
Views: 39149

Re: No news is bad news

I attended the Extraordinary ECF meeting in July. During that meeting the board seemed unanimous in their support for borrowing £100K from the ECF (BCF) ((John Robinson Trust)) to roll out the Chess For Schools project in conjunction with the production and distribution of the "free" chess sets. Th...