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  1. I accept the nomination. I presume for the 4...

    I accept the nomination. I presume for the 4 year term, but I would do either.
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    Sorry, don't we need a seconder?

    Sorry, don't we need a seconder?
  3. I second the nomination of Patricia Gamliel for...

    I second the nomination of Patricia Gamliel for one of the CFC Director at Large positions.

    I second the nomination of Mark Dutton for the other CFC Director at large position.
  4. I second the nomination of Victor Plotkin for...

    I second the nomination of Victor Plotkin for FIDE representative.
  5. I second the nomination of Christina Tao for...

    I second the nomination of Christina Tao for Youth Coordinator.
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    I second the nomination of Fred Mckim for...

    I second the nomination of Fred Mckim for treasurer.
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    I nominate Vladimir Drkulec for president.

    I nominate Vladimir Drkulec for president.
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    I second the nomination of Lyle Craver for...

    I second the nomination of Lyle Craver for secretary.
  9. I am happy to say that over the board chess...

    I am happy to say that over the board chess started again in Alberta in July. The AB government lifted all restrictions. The Edmonton Chess Club and the Calgary Chess Club both started operating. ...
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    1) Yes, if he is a contractor, then I think we...

    1) Yes, if he is a contractor, then I think we can change the title.
    2) I like the idea of combining the discussion threads with a Zoom Meeting. On the plus side, I think people are more civil...
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    Just a few thoughts 1) Changing the title of a...

    Just a few thoughts
    1) Changing the title of a paid employee from Executive Director to Office Manager could easily be considered 'constructive dismissal'. I defer to Patricia Gamliel on this since...
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    In Alberta we have scheduled our first OTB...

    In Alberta we have scheduled our first OTB tournament in early June. This may be a bit optimistic, since I do not think the province will be completely vaccinated until the end of August. We have...
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    Sadly, because of my type 2 diabetes, I am also...

    Sadly, because of my type 2 diabetes, I am also taking a cocktail of drugs, but I do not think any would be performance enhancing. Not sure where I saw the study, but I believe Ritalin helped...
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    Having played in the 2019 Canadian Closed in...

    Having played in the 2019 Canadian Closed in Kingston, I can attest this was a very well organized event and fun event. Thank you Aris for your continued work and dedication. As a fellow organizer,...
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    Agree with Michael Barron. Thank you Victor for...

    Agree with Michael Barron. Thank you Victor for the information and all the work your have done. Thanks to the players who will be representing Canada. It is nice to see FIDE holding this event...
  16. If nominated, I would be happy to run again as a...

    If nominated, I would be happy to run again as a Foundation Trustee. Paul Leblanc does a fabulous job of investing our funds in a conservative and prudent manner. He keeps the trustees well informed...
  17. Excellent points Victor and also by Hal. Yes,...

    Excellent points Victor and also by Hal. Yes, contacting the players in advance, then they should have enough time. I think it would be very unlikely someone will have a Visa denied. I will...
  18. I disagree. I know of one case this year, where...

    I disagree. I know of one case this year, where someone did not appeal their case, because they were told that it was frivolous and they would not get their money back. So perhaps it is relevant in...
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    A very impressive bid for the 2020 Canadian...

    A very impressive bid for the 2020 Canadian Seniors. I can't wait to go to Halifax.
  20. Sounds like a good idea to me in principle, as it...

    Sounds like a good idea to me in principle, as it would certainly encourage participation in the Women's closed and also help select the best team. However, 2020 will be in Khanty-Mansiysk, Russian...
  21. Proposed Article 1206 - I am not a lawyer or a...

    Proposed Article 1206 - I am not a lawyer or a wordsmith, but can we change 'reasonable very good faith' to just 'good faith'? Good faith clauses are very common in legal contracts. Not sure why we...
  22. Strange that the website as directed from the CFC...

    Strange that the website as directed from the CFC website http://www.chessfest.ca/ for Kitchener says Over 60 section. I would hate to go there and be too young. lol. The website also says 2018 so...
  23. That is great news Fred. I have never played out...

    That is great news Fred. I have never played out East before. Also updating the CFC website would be good. On the website for the AB Senior it says "The winner receives a travel grant of up to...
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    My gap is 131 points (2364-2233) between CFC and...

    My gap is 131 points (2364-2233) between CFC and FIDE. A lot has to do with where I play. Playing in Las Vegas, I always lose lots of FIDE points playing underrated juniors, and this is not CFC...
  25. I love the FIDE over 50 events. Both the team...

    I love the FIDE over 50 events. Both the team and individual. Nice to play players close to your own age. In Canada, I just do not think we have the critical mass to make these tournaments viable,...
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