Free Chess Sets for schools

Discussions regarding the 70,000 Free Chess Sets for Schools in England.
Chris Majer
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Re: Free Chess Sets for schools

Post by Chris Majer » Fri Jun 19, 2009 11:01 pm

Matthew wrote

However, I think we need to have some benchmarks to evaluate the success of the Wilson's launch and I propose these

30 schools receiving 300 free sets - Amazing, brilliant achievement

20 schools receiving 200 free sets - Very good

15 schools receiving 150 free sets - slightly disappointing, but a start

10 schools receiving 100 free sets - poor

Are you happy to accept this Chris? and would you be able to tell us which School received 10 free sets on the first launch on Friday 29th May?
Apologies for the belated response.
I now expect the Wilson's school launch to be for 20 schools. Holloid intend to issue a press release after the event. A further event with 30 schools s being finalised for 8th July. A third event again for 30 schools is under discussion for 11th July, but we are running out of time for this before the schools break up in the summer. The intention remains to run a major event in September.
Chris Majer
ECF Chief Executive

Simon Spivack
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Re: Free Chess Sets for schools

Post by Simon Spivack » Sat Jun 20, 2009 9:58 am

Well, if no one else is going to do it, I should like to offer Chris my, premature, congratulations.