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    I have brought this to the attention of the...

    I have brought this to the attention of the Secretary (no answer yet). I suspect it was closed once Patricia Gamliel received a majority of possible votes -- however, it's not clear what next steps...
  2. Sticky: Poll: FYI: As of 10:53pm Eastern Time on Tuesday...

    FYI: As of 10:53pm Eastern Time on Tuesday evening, there are 50 VM's in attendance.
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    Sticky: Poll: I think the logic is that the "Motion to Enlarge...

    I think the logic is that the "Motion to Enlarge the Executive" will be considered a valid "election" if the No side wins the "Appeal to Overturn the Chair's Ruling"
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    I have asked the President to delay the vote for...

    I have asked the President to delay the vote for FIDE Representative, while everything plays out that is now going on "behind the scene". It is impossible to vote intelligently at the moment.

    Fred
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    I want to say that Chris Mallon, who has...

    I want to say that Chris Mallon, who has administered this Forum since day one, has done a fantastic job in this role, and acts promptly on any e-mail issues we have sent to him. I can't picture him...
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    Vlad can speak for himself, of course, but felt...

    Vlad can speak for himself, of course, but felt that there was a potential for legal action if he posted the letter as is. He was intending to publish what he thought was OK. In any event the cat's...
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    Hal Speaks (Commentary)

    I think it might be relevant to confirm or contradict some of Hal's story, as it might be critical to how some of you choose to vote. Normally, it's not my place to talk about matters that take...
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    I am only going by memory, but I seem to recall...

    I am only going by memory, but I seem to recall that it was very quickly established that Aris was fine filling the whole FIDE Rep position ............
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    If we are really going through with a vote to...

    If we are really going through with a vote to increase the Board, I would move that we increase it by two Directors-at-Large, instead of 1. This would possibly alleviate the concerns of the President...
  10. I think if the NFP Act / "New" CFC Constitution...

    I think if the NFP Act / "New" CFC Constitution was followed word for word, the VM's would elect a Board of Directors -- this Board would then select the "Executive" officers, 6 of the 7 specified...
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    CFC Executive Member Insight

    This is another situation (see FIDE Rep.) that I think the existing Board could have made a decision on. There was no consensus on this, so the President decided to combine this with the FIDE Rep...
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    An Executive Member opinion

    The situation leading to the resignation of the CFC's FIDE Representative has been well documented. There have probably been a half dozen cases of an Executive member resigning mid-term, since my...
  13. The CFC owns the Domain For some reason our...

    The CFC owns the Domain

    For some reason our name isn't filled in on the Domain certificate
    https://ca.godaddy.com/whois/results.aspx?checkAvail=1&tmskey=&domain=chesscanada.info
    but, we do pay...
  14. CFC Forum Ownership

    This is certainly news to me Francis, who do you think owns the CFC Forum ?
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    4L Treasurer's Report

    I just received this from our ExD today, and will make some comments after I have a chance to review it ........

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    The type of commentary that I think would be...

    The type of commentary that I think would be required here would be at a level that a novice player could follow.
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    Michael I don't think it would be a good idea...

    Michael

    I don't think it would be a good idea to modify the eligibility requirement, and instead simply be prepared to make no awards for 20/21.
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    Yes. Agreed.

    Yes. Agreed.
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    I think we need to be aware that simply using the...

    I think we need to be aware that simply using the FQE process in any way, shape, or form likely comes with a "cost".
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    To do these properly we would need a commentary...

    To do these properly we would need a commentary team.
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    While this may be possible for some higher...

    While this may be possible for some higher profile events, the run of the mill one day club swiss doesn't have the infrastructure for this .... and instead goes for charging a token entry fee with...
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    This is not my preference, as I agree with you,...

    This is not my preference, as I agree with you, but offered up as a compromise if there is too much opposition to the status quo.
  23. Chess.com / Lichess.org make very little money...

    Chess.com / Lichess.org make very little money off of people who just want to come and play chess. Money is made from teaching and viewing GM play.
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    Anyone who had a valid CFC membership on Mar 1,...

    Anyone who had a valid CFC membership on Mar 1, 2020 received an 8 month extension to their membership. I think our best offer to our members would be to sell memberships, until further notice, with...
  25. (NOTICE) Maritime Chess Club Online CFC Rapid #10 - Sat, Oct 24

    RESCHEDULED to Sat, Nov 7.

    Please register by Wednesday, Nov 4 to avoid late fee.

    http://mcc.devastation.ca/mccqck1020.html

    Fred
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