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  1. I was contacted as a result of my post here and...

    I was contacted as a result of my post here and we are on our way to solve the situation; that is the good news!...

    My case provides a good opportunity to improve how we do business:
    I contacted...
  2. Please see the other thread with my response....

    Please see the other thread with my response. Let's continue the discussion there (one place only). Thanks! :)
  3. OK, so then how does this rule really help with...

    OK, so then how does this rule really help with the selection? What range of ratings are affected and also what range is not affected? This could give a better picture (at least to me) of how this...
  4. Again, how big is the pool of players likely to...

    Again, how big is the pool of players likely to be considered for our Olympic teams? How would a team of players ranked 5th to 9th by strength fare compared with the best available team? It is fine...
  5. I will be voting against this motion as well....

    I will be voting against this motion as well. Russia has a much wider pool of players to choose from than Canada, so like in any other domains transplanting an idea working in one part of the World,...
  6. There has to be a better way for CFC to manage...

    There has to be a better way for CFC to manage FIDE title renewals! I have raised this point last meeting as well: the FIDE Instructor/ Trainer titles of Canadians need renewal and some - like me -...
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    The requirement for any member if such committee...

    The requirement for any member if such committee (advisory or not) to be a member of CFC, is sensible. Do not understand why this is not the view of the majority. In my experience parents get...
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    I would like to raise the point about FIDE titles...

    I would like to raise the point about FIDE titles in need of renewal such as FIDE Instructor and such. There must be a way to ensure good communication between FIDE, our CFC office and the titled...
  9. Thank you for your feedback! It is also possible...

    Thank you for your feedback! It is also possible we are spoiled here on the West Coast with 4 star hotels for traditional tournaments like the GPO:...
  10. I have one question only regarding the bid...

    I have one question only regarding the bid presented: is this the best deal money wise we can get for those hotel rooms? I have never been to Quebec City yet and my knowledge of the room rates could...
  11. Thank you Hal for this comprehensive report!

    Thank you Hal for this comprehensive report!
  12. Congratulations for putting this bid together! I...

    Congratulations for putting this bid together! I look forward to vote on it ASAP :-)
  13. So far everyone wants cooperation; let's keep it...

    So far everyone wants cooperation; let's keep it going and see how we can move forward for mutual benefit!
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    Thank you for the reminder Lyle! :)

    Thank you for the reminder Lyle! :)
  15. Sticky: Recognize chess as a sport in Canada? This is...

    Recognize chess as a sport in Canada? This is huge indeed!
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    Excellent news! We might get dragged in the right...

    Excellent news! We might get dragged in the right direction :)
  17. Those players have not played a game in years; at...

    Those players have not played a game in years; at least Alexandra has played last year. Anyway, I understand your point. Thank you! :)
  18. Sticky: CYCC is the highest stage for junior chess in...

    CYCC is the highest stage for junior chess in this country. Being as such it deserves the best possible organizing effort from anyone interested to bid on it. If this assembly believes the Vancouver...
  19. Why no WFM Alexandra Botez on this list?...

    Why no WFM Alexandra Botez on this list?
    https://ratings.fide.com/card.phtml?event=2603365
    Based on the FIDE rating she should be 5th on it...
  20. Sticky: I also am of the opinion the Vancouver bid is not...

    I also am of the opinion the Vancouver bid is not good enough and I am from Vancouver. What disappoints is the fact the proposed organizer has not done a complete job to ensure the bid conforms with...
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    Sorry to sound like a broken record: in my...

    Sorry to sound like a broken record: in my opinion the root of all problems is chess not being recognized as a sport in this country! This is where all starts no matter what we try to do, including...
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    Have been running 2 Drupal sites for years now...

    Have been running 2 Drupal sites for years now with no problems whatsoever. Just want to give everyone a balance opinion on it...
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    Why don't we follow the USCF line here: "For...

    Why don't we follow the USCF line here:
    "For players with FIDE ratings 2200 and above, all foreign FIDE rated events are cross rated automatically. The player has no choice, whether he/she wants it...
  24. Sasha, please consider this point of view: anyone...

    Sasha, please consider this point of view: anyone (you, Sid, etc) truly wishing to do something about chess in this country and especially those with the financial and political influence capability...
  25. Poll: Personally I would like to see Frank participate...

    Personally I would like to see Frank participate actively on this forum and seek advice from more people across the country. I am not sure why the governors felt Frank is a better choice than...
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