YCA AGM 16.6.2018
1pm. Holiday Inn Express, 80,
Ferensway, Hull HU2 8LN
Remarks – President of YCA
Apologies for absence.
Review and agree YCA AGM 2017 minutes.
Matters arising from 2017 minutes (see item 10 i, ii, and iii), and all
proposals in items 11 and 12.
Matters arising from YCA Executive Committee Meeting January 2018 (see
item 7 and item 10 i, ii, and iii)
Secretary (see here)
Competitions Controller (see here, also see league tables)
Controller for Correspondence Chess
Grading Officer (besides GO
report, see also this
Match Captains (see Summary of Results)
NCCU Delegate (see here)
ECF Delegate (see here (AGM) and here (Finance))
Website status update (‘report’)
Secretary for Junior Chess (see here)
Other reports and updates: junior chess (WRJCA (see
here), et al.)
Decision regarding prize(s) [up to £100 value] for best junior(s) at
British Championships 2018.
Presentation of Trophies
Election of Officers
ii) Deputy President
iv) Minutes Secretary
vi) Secretary for
viii) County Captains
ix) Delegates to NCCU
x) Delegate to ECF
Honorary Life Members
Fees and Subscriptions
i) Proposed that the annual Constituent
Member affiliation fee be increased from £10 to £15 per club/association.
ii) Proposed that the annual
league entry fee be increased from £10 to £15 per team.
iii) Proposed that the petrol
allowance for county matches be reduced from 20p to 15p per mile.
iv) Proposed that the board fee
for county matches be increased to £6 per board.
Decisions to be made on remaining fees, currently set:
Adults: set at nil
Juniors [under 18 on 1.9.18]: set
Life Members: (not set)
Kitchen Memorial (set at £2 per player)
Avison Shield (set at £5 per
YCA Constitution (Proposed amendments)
i) amend 4b to read as follows,
Affiliated Member: Any member of a CM organisation who plays in the Yorkshire
league competition shall be deemed an Affiliated Member for the season,
provided any annual subscription defined by the AGM has been paid.
ii) re-label the existing 4c as 4d, and add new 4c to read as
Individual Member: Any member of a CM organisation shall be eligible
to become an Individual Member on payment of the annual subscription
defined by the AGM.
YCA Competitions Rules (Proposed amendments)
i) Amend the first sentence of rule A8 to read as follows,
All players in these competitions shall be members of their
CM organisations and be Affiliated Members as defined under the
ii) Add the following sentence to rule A13.
The penalty for infringement of this rule shall be that specified for
infringement of rule A14.
iii) Amend rule A20 to read as follows,
All games shall be played in accordance with the Laws of Chess as
published with the authority of FIDE.
iv) Add to the present rule A23 the following sentence,
Each team shall be awarded two points for a match in which its game
points total exceeds that of the opposing team, and one point for a match
in which its game points total equals that of the opposing team, except
that no match points shall be awarded for a doubly defaulted match.
of the Yorkshire League 2018 -2019
to host Yorkshire Individual Champion 2019 (Huddersfield – see minutes of