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by Bob Kane
Wed May 16, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3943
Views: 431859

Re: Media comments on chess

I see that the "mastergame" is available on amazon prime
by Bob Kane
Thu Nov 30, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: International News
Topic: 2018 World Championship in London
Replies: 709
Views: 54142

Re: 2018 World Championship in London?

Lets hope the ECF can rise to the once in a generation challenge.. FIDE's Makropoulos told Chess.com he is happy with the choice, but he has a wish list. "I would like the local federation to be very much involved. Besides, I want to see a parallel program with side activities before, during and aft...
by Bob Kane
Tue Sep 05, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Chess Questions
Topic: Alekhine with f3
Replies: 25
Views: 4328

Re: Alekhine with f3

Does this Alekhine nonsense have a name?
1e4 nf6 2e5 nd5 3Bc4 Nb6 4e6 Nxc4 5 exf7+ kxf7 6Qh5+ Ke6 Qg4+
by Bob Kane
Fri Sep 01, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: 2018 British Championship
Replies: 27
Views: 5949

Re: 2018 British Championship

Volunteers or not certain minimum professional standards are required. Its either poor management or a
total lack of respect for the the paying competitors.
Take your pick..
by Bob Kane
Sat Aug 12, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3943
Views: 431859

Re: Media comments on chess

The Chess player ..a new play
Currently playing at the Edinburgh fringe. Details and my review here...

http://one4review.co.uk/2017/08/chess-player-4/
The performers chess terms and pronunciation were spot on ..well worth seeing
by Bob Kane
Wed May 17, 2017 11:48 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: League fixtures meeting
Replies: 26
Views: 2231

Re: League fixtures meeting

free programmes are available on the internet :
for example
http://bluebones.net/fixtures.php
by Bob Kane
Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Calling Platinum Members
Replies: 4
Views: 1971

Re: Calling Platinum Members

The members pay a fee.. respect that one thing and contact them via email at least twice a year.. that would be the basic :( entry requirement for any "representative"
by Bob Kane
Fri Apr 14, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Finance Council Meeting April 2017
Replies: 272
Views: 22176

Re: ECF Finance Council Meeting April 2017

Angus ,
Well done for actually making the effort to contact the your (bronze) members.
by Bob Kane
Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: National Chess Library closure
Replies: 175
Views: 21916

Re: National Chess Library closure

Surely the management should coordinate some volunteers to properly catalogue the library before any major commitment like this?

Modern Tech can help... one App of many
https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... e&hl=en_GB
by Bob Kane
Thu Mar 09, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: National Chess Library closure
Replies: 175
Views: 21916

Re: National Chess Library closure

A shame the the board rejected without proper consideration a possible relocation to subsided offices
which included a facility to house the library
http://www.theclarefoundation.org/chari ... comodation
by Bob Kane
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 3943
Views: 431859

Re: Media comments on chess

No one told the man in the picture it was a county match and he would have to go back round and reverse half the boards ( black white black white)
by Bob Kane
Wed Feb 08, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Caption Contest Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 4248

Re: Caption Contest Thread

Usain Bolts admits he was wrong to accept Chess lessons from Virgin Medias Richard Branson in lieu of a fee .
by Bob Kane
Tue Jan 24, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF Company Secretary
Replies: 6
Views: 1242

Re: ECF Company Secretary

When the ECFs articles were last amended ( Oct 16 ) the requirement for a Co Secretary still existed. for a company formed before 2006 It must be specifically removed by amendment of the articles . (appt part is quoted below from website) ) So as Michael Flatt points out the matter is of some concer...
by Bob Kane
Thu Jan 05, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: National Club 2017
Replies: 22
Views: 3121

Re: National Club 2017

A combination of prize money/ sponsorship would soon attract teams to the open,that plus a place in the European teams event of course.