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by Paul Robert Jackson
Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:30 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 323
Views: 26017

Re: Membership Renewal

Mick Norris wrote:
Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:04 pm
Yes, I'm the email contact for 1 of our club members who doesn't do technology; Rob Willmoth has sent quite a detailed email explaining why he should re-join, so well done Rob
Hopefully these members who missed last year will now re-join.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Wed Jul 21, 2021 8:53 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 323
Views: 26017

Re: Membership Renewal

Michael Farthing wrote:
Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:45 pm
:oops: :oops:

Humm. The private message was sent to PaulJackson and not Paul Robert Jackson. Apologies Paul! It was asking for your email address which I have lost and which Glenn needs. In the circs I've decided it would be ok to ask over the airways

:oops: :oops:
PM Sent.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Tue Jul 20, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 323
Views: 26017

Re: Membership Renewal

"I presume the ECF has emailed the members who chose not to renew last year." We'll never know. I renewed, just in case I actually play a game one day. I am making the presumption that if ex members are not reminded to join following their absence last year & club reopening's taking their time, dep...
by Paul Robert Jackson
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: Membership Renewal
Replies: 323
Views: 26017

Re: Membership Renewal

Having received my ECF Membership Renewal email
....I plan to renew my membership.

I presume the ECF has emailed the members who chose not to renew last year.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Thu Jul 15, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Links
Topic: Lancashire Chess Association
Replies: 21
Views: 3152

Re: Lancashire Chess Association

Anybody know of the future plans for the Lancashire Congresses?

Blackpool
Heywood
Leyland


I expect 2022 at the earliest now.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Tue Jul 06, 2021 2:51 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Best Bob Wade era Hardback Batsford book
Replies: 71
Views: 2606

Re: Best Bob Wade era Hardback Batsford book

"I see earlier in this thread, there was talk of Hilary Thomas"
by Paul Robert Jackson
Sun Jun 27, 2021 9:43 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 25th 4ncl Congress!
Replies: 92
Views: 5708

Re: 25th 4ncl Congress!

Pity there is no List of Entries.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Tue Jun 22, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: Chess History
Topic: Remembering Johannes Zukertort (07-ix-1842 20-vi-1888)
Replies: 15
Views: 858

Re: Remembering Johannes Zukertort (07-ix-1842 20-vi-1888)

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by Paul Robert Jackson
Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:02 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: 25th 4ncl Congress!
Replies: 92
Views: 5708

Re: 25th 4ncl Congress!

Any updates?
.....now that every thing is on hold.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Media comments on chess
Replies: 4589
Views: 504230

Re: Media comments on chess

Tales of the Unexpected: The Best Chess Player in the World
Has recently been repeated on Sky Arts (Freeview Channel 11).
I am sure it will be repeated again.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Mon Jun 07, 2021 1:08 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Rhyl Chess Congress
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Re: Rhyl Chess Congress

Gareth T Ellis wrote:
Sun Jun 06, 2021 6:33 pm
Rhyl Chess Congress will continue to run when allowed to.

Either by Stuart or if he is stepping down then Rhyl CC, WCU or someone else will make sure it continues.
Good News.
Thank you for the update.
by Paul Robert Jackson
Sun Jun 06, 2021 11:14 am
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Rhyl Chess Congress
Replies: 2
Views: 389

Rhyl Chess Congress

Anybody know if Rhyl Chess Congress is planning to run in the future? Obviously not run for 2 years. Usually early May, so I expect 2022 at the earliest. Stuart Hamilton was the organiser, but I know he has been looking for other individual's to take on organising it in the future. Has run for over ...
by Paul Robert Jackson
Thu May 27, 2021 12:27 pm
Forum: Congress Results
Topic: 44th Blackpool Chess Conference
Replies: 10
Views: 1819

Re: 44th Blackpool Chess Conference

There is lots of information about chess in the rest of the North West .........point me in the right direction then. Hi Paul. Dave Clayton has started an individual online event in the Blackpool & Fylde League. On Tuesdays is the Standardplay event and Thursdays is the Rapidplay. More information ...
by Paul Robert Jackson
Fri May 07, 2021 9:01 am
Forum: Deaths & Obituaries
Topic: Jim Wiseman
Replies: 3
Views: 934

Re: Jim Wiseman

[Event "23rd Heywood Chess Congress"] [Date "2017.06.17"] [White "Jackson, Paul Robert"] [Black "Wiseman, Jim K"] [Result "0-1"] [WhiteElo "116"] [BlackElo "126"] [PlyCount "58"] [EventDate "2017.06.17"] [EventType "swiss"] [EventRounds "5"] 1. d4 c5 2. e3 cxd4 3. exd4 d5 4. c3 e6 5. Bf4 Bd6 6. Bxd...
by Paul Robert Jackson
Mon May 03, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Grading Debate
Topic: Could everyone lose their grade
Replies: 46
Views: 6266

Re: Could everyone lose their grade

For various reasons:
....Health
....A slow & gradual return to Club & League Chess
Could there be a shortage of "Rating Officer's" once we start playing OTB again?