Friday, 27 June 2008

League Rule Changes

The league management committee have decided to change the following rules for the 2008/9 season

· All games in all divisions will be play to a finish UNLESS both players agree to play to adjudication at the start of the game

· The playing session will be 3 hours unless the home club is unable to accomodate such a session in which case they can elect 2 hours 40 mins sessions for their home matches instead. Teams with a junior can also invoke the shorter time control.

· The requirement to play in order of strength has been abolished

· As a consequence the 10 point grading rule has been amended to 5 points, using the new ECF grading system (to be published July 2008)

Any thoughts??

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