again captaining two Yorkshire County teams which initially participate in
the Northern Counties Chess Union competitions and, hopefully, in the
knockout matches organised by the English Chess Federation.
under 1450 grade team will face Lancashire and the under 1650 grade team
will face Lancashire and Cumbria. Likely venues for the matches (but
still to be confirmed) are as follows:-
grade match, Yorkshire v Lancashire. Holmfirth.
1650 grade match, Yorkshire v Cumbria. Barnard Castle.
1650 grade match, Lancashire v Yorkshire. Bury.
should be completed on weekends before the end of March 2022 and may
involve Sunday play.
of the time that has elapsed since these fixtures were last contested,
requesting details of players who are interested in being considered for
they are already known to me, they should notify me again to update the
information that I hold. The relevant E.C.F. grade is that quoted at August
2021. For those interested, I require the following information:-
grade at August 2021 (I’ll check this myself against that quoted by the
player to avoid any disputes.)
grade reference number.
the player have transport and is that person willing to offer lifts to
If the player
has transport and is willing to offer lifts to others, how many passengers
can he/she take?
player does not have transport, I will try to put him/her in touch with a
note that a board fee may be payable to cover the cost of renting the venue
to arrange with drivers a contribution towards the cost of fuel.
may be willing or choose to provide transport for their own children and
interested in selection should contact me urgently via e-mail or telephone.
the old now-defunct “redsox” one.
01482 509 476 Message minder service available. Operates after 8 or 9