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Getting back into playing chess ...

Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:09 pm
by Andrew Walker
POSTED on behalf of Tim Clare (details below) - please contact him if you can help

Dear Andrew
Regarding our telephone conversation this afternoon about finding a chess partner to rekindle my game. Over 30 years ago I sustained a spinal injury in a car accident which left me as a permanent wheelchair user (tetraplegic). At the moment I do not have any transport so I am limited to where I can play chess. My new mode of transport is currently waiting adaptations and will take at least nine months. I am looking for a chess partner to improve my game and keep my brain from stagnating. My level of chess has never been rated but I imagine I am of a low club standard. My contact details are as follows ---

Tim Clare
4 Cranbourne Avenue, Windsor, Berks SL4 4ER

Mobile number (07XXX) XXXXXX
Email tim@cluckingchickens.co.uk

Please do not hesitate to call if you need any more information. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Many regards, Tim

Re: Getting back into playing chess ...

Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 5:58 pm
by Carl Hibbard
I removed the above mobile number but please PM me if you want it.

Re: Getting back into playing chess ...

Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:10 am
by Stewart Reuben
The 2018 ECF Yearbook had adddress details of most of the county and cluborganisers That is not in the 2019 YearBook, but I hope can be found on the ECF website.
I shll send the aquery to christine Coates who was the secretary in 2018.
Such players deserve our support.

Re: Getting back into playing chess ...

Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:25 pm
by John Upham
Stewart Reuben wrote:
Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:10 am
The 2018 ECF Yearbook had adddress details of most of the county and cluborganisers That is not in the 2019 YearBook, but I hope can be found on the ECF website.
I shll send the aquery to christine Coates who was the secretary in 2018.
Such players deserve our support.

I am the Secretary of the Berkshire Chess Association.

Re: Getting back into playing chess ...

Posted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:43 pm
by Andy Stoker
I am not clear what Tim would find most helpful - I've emailed him, offering to play a couple of games by email with some friendly commentary - waiting to hear.