Is that a myth or reality?Roger de Coverly wrote: official recognition from the UK government
Has anyone seen that document ?
If it is of any value, such a recognition shall be associated with some accountability both ways, does it not?
This is the unwarranted and oppressive 'want' that must be removed.. it does no good for anyone.. in fact chains the players for no reason.... that is the point of the OP.Roger de Coverly wrote: didn't want "official" and "unofficial" squads at the same tournament
Case in point: it was an "unofficial" player from England who took bronze in the FIDE World School Rapid Chess Championship in Kavala last month <http://chess-results.com/tnr137692.aspx ... =30&wi=984>! and the ECF didn't even bother to flash the news in its website... he was "unofficial" indeed!
Open up the unused quotas, and you will see an explosion of talent from England on the World stage.
Exactly... and the ex-Soviets send in the numbers and harvests all the medals...Roger de Coverly wrote: Russian team.. look at the numbers
Are we exactly being patriotic by chaining our young boys and girls with restrictions by the ECF? are we?