15 Members present
Minutes of previous meeting
Presented by Jim Webster to the meeting
Accepted as read
Proposed : Robin Murray Seconded : Stewartt Brisbane
Note to minutes : P Connelly did not recall the website action that was recorded against him in these minutes.
Accepted as read
None was presented, and Treasurer was not present at the AGM.
Club was to contact Brian and report to club.
No Audit has been carried out on the accounts for this AGM
Post meeting note ; The treasurer has been contacted and all accounts are now with the new treasurer.
Club competition reports
Ian Robertson presented reports for
National League (div 1),
Central League (div 1,) Central Allegro League,
Central League over 1500 K/O
Paul Connelly presented reports for
Central League (div 2),
Central League under 1500 K/O
A brief report was presented regarding internal club competitions
Presentation of Prizes
Club Champion Calum Smith
Allegro Champion Stewart Brisbane
U1500 Peter Horne
Junior Dean Osbourne
Central League Div 2 Dunfermline B
Central League Allegro Dunfermline Minnows
Election of Office Bearers
Chairman Calum V Smith
Proposed : Robin Murray Seconded : Charlie Stewart
Secretary Jim Webster
Proposed : Ian Robertson Seconded : Stewart Brisbane
Treasurer George Webb (see note below)
Proposed : Colin Hendry Seconded : Stewart Brisbane
Club Captain Ian Robertson
Proposed : Jim Webster Seconded : Darrian Osbourne
B Team Captain Paul Connelly
Proposed : Jim webster Seconded : Dean Osbourne
Club Tournament Controller Jim Webster
Proposed : Calum Smith Seconded : Paul Connelly
Note George Webb offered to take the post of treasurer if Brian proposes to stand down
No change to current fees.
2 new clocks to be ordered (now purchased)
Boards – 3 additional boards to be purchased (now completed)
Proposed : Stewart Brisbane Seconded : Peter Horne
National League Status Quo
Central League Div 1 (Dunfermline A),
Div 2, (Dunfermline B),
Allegro (2 teams, Minnows & Sharks)
Club Tournaments Status Quo
Xmas Night Out
This was agreed – Ian to organise
Jim Webster expressed concern over the number of actual games played in these competitions and that in many cases over the 7 years only twice had an excess of 50% games been completed in the club championship and never in the Allegro (details are included in the secretary’s report.
It was agreed that this would be reviewed as required during the coming season
Paul and Jim were to look at web hosting and report
Post meeting note : Paul identified a site that offered significant web hosting and due to limited numbers available registered www.dunfermlinechessclub.co.uk
as a website address and furthermore created a very good website for Dunfermline Chess Club.
An action was noted to look at the junior members attending the club and ask parents/juniors attending to advise a club member when juniors are being collected at the end of the evening.
Scottish Chess Magazine
It was agreed that the club would subscribe to this magazine and that it would be available to club members.
(This has now been subscribed to)
Date of Next Meeting
3rd Monday of September 2007