2019 new ECF junior selection policy

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2019 new ECF junior selection policy

Post by Mick Norris » Thu Jan 03, 2019 3:56 pm

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The following policy has been radically altered from 2018. While there will still be tournament-based qualification routes to playing for England, the main emphasis will change, to be part of ECF-supported training programmes and players’ ratings. This is a deliberate attempt to shift the focus of English junior chess away from playing in junior tournaments, and focussing more on education and training than in the past.
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Re: 2019 new ECF junior selection policy

Post by David Shepherd » Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:21 pm

I only had a quick read through, but one thing that did strike me was that it seems somewhat incomplete for the World Junior unless I am missing something (so for example qualification by rating/title).

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Re: 2019 new ECF junior selection policy

Post by Alex Holowczak » Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:49 pm

David Shepherd wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:21 pm
I only had a quick read through, but one thing that did strike me was that it seems somewhat incomplete for the World Junior unless I am missing something (so for example qualification by rating/title).
"The International Director will be responsible for selecting additional people to represent England in this tournament."

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Re: 2019 new ECF junior selection policy

Post by David Shepherd » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:28 pm

Thanks Alex, apologies if that was there originally and I missed it - that makes sense.

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Re: 2019 new ECF junior selection policy

Post by Alex Holowczak » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:39 pm

David Shepherd wrote:
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:28 pm
Thanks Alex, apologies if that was there originally and I missed it - that makes sense.
It was, but right at the bottom.

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