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by Andrew Martin
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: David Welch
Replies: 21
Views: 3391

Re: David Welch

Very sorry to hear this. RIP David.
by Andrew Martin
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Thread withdrawn
Replies: 17
Views: 3089

Re: Women's Recruitment Officer

Perhaps we should hold the Northern event in Burnley, just to mess with people’s heads a bit more.
by Andrew Martin
Wed Oct 30, 2019 9:15 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 2724

Re: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Time now to think about entering the two semi-finals.

Early entries are very helpful for the organisers. They help us to plan ahead, in order to give everyone the best possible experience.

Thanks.
by Andrew Martin
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Thread withdrawn
Replies: 17
Views: 3089

Re: Women's Recruitment Officer

Congrats Tim! Can I invite you, Chris and Helen to the Nat Schools girls' semi final at St Catherine's School in Bramley on January 12th to talk about the ECF plans for increasing female participation and involvement. Last year approx. 270 girls attended, plus tens of parents, teachers and influenti...
by Andrew Martin
Mon Sep 30, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The South of England Junior Chess Championships 2020
Replies: 4
Views: 1667

The South of England Junior Chess Championships 2020

All systems are now go for the chess congress in January. We have opened up for entries. Links below: Website: www.southofenglandjunior.com Event webpage: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/south-of-england-junior-chess-congress-2020-registration-74597520191 As usual, we look forward to welcoming you to...
by Andrew Martin
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 2724

Re: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Entries to date Southern U19 St Catherine's Bramley 2 teams Haberdashers’ Aske’s 4 teams. North London Collegiate 4 teams Abbey School, Reading 2 teams Denmark Rd High School , Gloucester 1 team Highgate School 1 team Henrietta Barnett School 3 teams South Hampstead 1 team St Paul’s Girls School 3 t...
by Andrew Martin
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:26 am
Forum: Junior Chess
Topic: The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020
Replies: 9
Views: 2724

The ECF National Schools Girls semi finals Jan 2020

Entries are now open for the 2020 semi-finals. Teams of three. All welcome, from beginner to expert. U19 and U11 sections. Southern and Northern semi-finals with the final in early April This has been a very successful and popular 'grass roots' event over the last six years and we hope to build our ...
by Andrew Martin
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?
Replies: 40
Views: 5188

Re: ECF ACCREDITED COACH: COMPLAINTS SYSTEM?

For what it is worth, as a previous Manager of Coaching, I thought the system should have been revised and tiered according to experience and expertise. This would have taken a fair bit of work to sort out. To me, scrapping the scheme altogether just said that the ECF didn’t have the manpower or tim...
by Andrew Martin
Fri Sep 06, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Master Chess Roadshow
Replies: 27
Views: 4239

Re: The Master Chess Roadshow

Nigel states that you should 'use it or lose it':

https://masterchessroadshow.com/2019/09 ... r-lose-it/

I quite agree.
by Andrew Martin
Mon Sep 02, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Master Chess Roadshow
Replies: 27
Views: 4239

Re: The Master Chess Roadshow

The September 2nd blog discusses a defence to the Queen's Gambit:


https://masterchessroadshow.com/2019/09 ... ns-gambit/
by Andrew Martin
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Master Chess Roadshow
Replies: 27
Views: 4239

Re: The Master Chess Roadshow

Nigel is on a long and winding road:


https://masterchessroadshow.com/2019/08 ... yi_o-aeGZg
by Andrew Martin
Sun Aug 25, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Master Chess Roadshow
Replies: 27
Views: 4239

Re: The Master Chess Roadshow

by Andrew Martin
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: The Master Chess Roadshow
Replies: 27
Views: 4239

Re: The Master Chess Roadshow

The Monday blog.

https://masterchessroadshow.com/2019/08 ... d-studies/


Answers lie at the bottom of the article, but you will get a lot more out of trying to solve them first.