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by Michael Farthing
Wed May 15, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF
Replies: 205
Views: 8895

Re: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF

And I'll add that I am yet to see one positive proposal as to how ECF members' money should be spent. It's already spoken for to finance the Office and International teams. The proposal was to cap the amount of member's money spent on international teams at a certain amount. The question of how the...
by Michael Farthing
Wed May 15, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF
Replies: 205
Views: 8895

Re: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF

Equally, why is an individual gold member so obsessed to keep it secret? I'm sorry, Andrew, but you are getting very angry about a representative expecting to be told about how his constituents money is being spent and more to the point how the executive of the ECF is implementing policies determin...
by Michael Farthing
Wed May 15, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: National Stages 2019
Replies: 54
Views: 3509

Re: National Stages 2019

Ah thanks Christopher - that gives me in the u140 a pretty good endorsement :-)
by Michael Farthing
Wed May 15, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF
Replies: 205
Views: 8895

Re: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF

Equally, why is an individual gold member so obsessed to keep it secret? I'm sorry, Andrew, but you are getting very angry about a representative expecting to be told about how his constituents money is being spent and more to the point how the executive of the ECF is implementing policies determine...
by Michael Farthing
Wed May 15, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF
Replies: 205
Views: 8895

Re: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF

If any of Richard's arguments had been presented to Council by Malcolm they would undoubtedly have carried some weight and might have produced an interesting discussion. Howerver, none of these arguments were presented.
by Michael Farthing
Tue May 14, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF
Replies: 205
Views: 8895

Re: Think not what the ECF can do for you, but what you can do for the ECF

Andrew Zigmond wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 1:01 pm
- if memory serves Michael Farthing had to step into the breach at short notice.
Lest anyone should be over-concerned for me I hasten to point out that I was not pinned to the ground by a large gang of ECF thugs until I agreed to take responsibility.
by Michael Farthing
Tue May 14, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/
Replies: 173
Views: 5890

Re: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/

What a lot of pay for so little work!
by Michael Farthing
Tue May 14, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Adverts
Topic: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/
Replies: 173
Views: 5890

Re: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/

Charlie Storey wrote:
Tue May 14, 2019 10:33 am
for a while
by Michael Farthing
Mon May 13, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/
Replies: 173
Views: 5890

Re: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/

Well perhaps I can look silly too? I see on your website you claim: We only use elite experienced International Chess Master Coaches for preparation and for our International trips who have achieved incredible things in the Chess Kingdom. and continue: You may have heard of some of our Elite Master ...
by Michael Farthing
Mon May 13, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Adverts
Topic: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/
Replies: 173
Views: 5890

Re: https://greatbritainjuniorsquad.com/official-partners/

Hi All - Some clarity on the new Great Britain Junior Squad it is a Ltd Company called Chess Team GB Ltd - I am current 100 share holder but looking to give away up to 70 per cent for high skill based people. Is it registered at Companies House? I somehow suspect that Justiin is familiar with the b...
by Michael Farthing
Tue May 07, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Coaches and junior organisers group
Replies: 11
Views: 1179

Re: Coaches and junior organisers group

Does Carl take sugar?
by Michael Farthing
Sat Apr 27, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership fees resolution (from NCCU)
Replies: 18
Views: 985

Re: Membership fees resolution (from NCCU)

Well that leaves everyone with lots of time for discussion.
by Michael Farthing
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Old Chestnut
Replies: 44
Views: 2117

Re: Old Chestnut

Alex Holowczak wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 2:28 pm
Michael Farthing wrote:
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Well the World has changed... I suspect the problem will not be long in surfacing.
The world has indeed changed, and it isn't as if the ECF hasn't had to handle cases like this already. That you haven't noticed suggests the ECF has done a reasonably good job of it.
Well that's told me! :-)
by Michael Farthing
Sun Apr 14, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: County Championships
Topic: Old Chestnut
Replies: 44
Views: 2117

Re: Old Chestnut

Well the World has changed... I suspect the problem will not be long in surfacing.