Splitting off a discussion from government funding, although they are related:
Growth was ahead of projections. I am uncomfortable calling it a boom, but some people do.Roger de Coverly wrote: ↑Tue Aug 08, 2023 12:19 pmHow would they plan to do that without putting prices up and perhaps abolishing the freebies? Are there signs of a 1972 style boom or even a 1993 one?
I suspect we will see the three membership proposals all the last minute and all will assume that the ECF Council wants the ECF to have as much income as the membership can be persuaded to give it. In fairness, if you view ECF politics as amateur chess organisers and professional chess organisers trying to find agreement, this is something they tend to agree on, and that is an overwhelming majority.