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by Mick Norris
Mon Nov 24, 2008 11:31 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)
Replies: 280
Views: 26425

Re: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)

I see that we are playing Croatia today (a downfloat) but they seemed to have some problems adjusting the live games to the early morning start so I don't even know the composition of the teams. We might finish in the top ten with a good win. Rest day today It is not a bad draw as a couple of the C...
by Mick Norris
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:34 am
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: CHESS December 2008 - Pein's editorial
Replies: 29
Views: 14462

Re: CHESS December 2008 - Pein's editorial

I wonder why Pein thinks Peter Wilson should resign, but not Gerry Walsh?
by Mick Norris
Mon Nov 24, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)
Replies: 280
Views: 26425

Re: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)

Richard

You may be right about the stats, but given how long the final game lasted, for which all credit to Gawain, I think we can be disappointed but pleased with the team's effort
by Mick Norris
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)
Replies: 280
Views: 26425

Re: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)

David's drawn now, over to Gawain to decide the match
by Mick Norris
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:00 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)
Replies: 280
Views: 26425

Re: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)

Short has drawn, let's hope the other two can find a point between them
by Mick Norris
Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:40 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)
Replies: 280
Views: 26425

Re: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)

Who would you have picked instead of Conquest?
by Mick Norris
Sat Nov 22, 2008 8:04 pm
Forum: General Chat
Topic: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)
Replies: 280
Views: 26425

Re: OLYMPIAD 2008 :):)

I presume Short has a good chance of winning a board 2 medal (his chess has certainly improved since he met me at Liverpool)
by Mick Norris
Fri Nov 21, 2008 4:14 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: How much more incompetence can we afford from ECF?
Replies: 40
Views: 4333

Re: How much more incompetence can we afford from ECF?

The lack of any media interest is critical to this. If there were no media interest in tennis, I daresay that Henman and Murray might have been equally wary of playing Davis Cup matches if it seemed incompatible with their wider professional interests (actually, does anyone on this forum have a bet...
by Mick Norris
Wed Nov 19, 2008 4:25 pm
Forum: Chess Sets for Schools Project
Topic: Resignation
Replies: 33
Views: 11262

Re: Resignation

Maybe we should go for a proposal and change what ever needs changing so that the Presidents post is just that, a figure head position with no voting rights. Maybe we should also consider adding that the President can hold no other position. That sounds like a very good start. Could be a proposal f...
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 18, 2008 6:19 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: AN EGM
Replies: 37
Views: 3683

Re: AN EGM

That's the problem in a nutshell So we accept an impasse? People wont stand while certain individuals are in office and no one is prepared to take steps to cause change because they dont think anything will change. A sad state of affairs. David made his point rather well when he said nothing will c...
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 18, 2008 4:27 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: AN EGM
Replies: 37
Views: 3683

Re: AN EGM

That's the problem in a nutshell
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 18, 2008 2:40 pm
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: AN EGM
Replies: 37
Views: 3683

Re: AN EGM

Sean

Can you suggest any credible alternatives to the President?
by Mick Norris
Tue Nov 18, 2008 9:07 am
Forum: ECF Matters
Topic: AN EGM
Replies: 37
Views: 3683

Re: AN EGM

You would have to see the Trust Deed to see whether it would be legal, then consult the Trustee Act 2000 to see whether it would be appropriate
by Mick Norris
Mon Nov 17, 2008 10:10 pm
Forum: Congress Diary
Topic: Bury Rapidplay Sunday 14 December 2008
Replies: 0
Views: 552

Bury Rapidplay Sunday 14 December 2008

Entry form here
http://www.burychessclub.co.uk/

Open, U155, U105

Prize fund £750