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by MJMcCready
Fri Jul 05, 2013 7:28 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Fide ID has vanished due to being out of the UK for too long
Replies: 43
Views: 5368

Re: Fide ID has vanished due to being out of the UK for too

If you are not too worried about your current rating you could also just enter an event listing your federation as something other than England. Try to get a new rating and start again. That sounds a little risky, surely there would be repercussions if it became clear I was one and the same person,...
by MJMcCready
Thu Jul 04, 2013 3:41 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Fide ID has vanished due to being out of the UK for too long
Replies: 43
Views: 5368

Re: Fide ID has vanished due to being out of the UK for too

It seems a little unfair that i should have to pay 27 pounds a year when its unlikely that i will play in the UK again . Perhaps its best that i echange federation.
by MJMcCready
Tue Jul 02, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: Chess History
Topic: England's Number One Player
Replies: 8
Views: 3647

Re: England's Number One Player

And which, I wonder, was the greatest source of inspiration for following generations? Harder to answer but my guess is Miles in the modern era although Speelman's exploits at Linares were quite outstanding too. (Hope I am not hijacking the topic in anyway here).
by MJMcCready
Tue Jul 02, 2013 3:54 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Fide ID has vanished due to being out of the UK for too long
Replies: 43
Views: 5368

Fide ID has vanished due to being out of the UK for too long

Hi all. I have been abroad for the last 3 years and have played no chess in the UK at all. Earlier this year my fide rating vanished. Its been suggested that I should re-register at my home club in the UK to resolve this problem but this is problematic as i won't be returning home any time soon. Wha...