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Chess Scotland is starting a fundraising exercise to buy some new sensory boards for use in tournaments. All sections, from Minor to Open, will get the use of these boards. Discussion on the topic can be found here.


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AGM 2012 – Minutes, Constitution, Standards

September 12th, 2012

Edit Sep 12 2012: The 2012 AGM minutes are reposted with spelling corrections.

2011 AGM minutes updated to reflect 2012 AGM decisions.

CS Constitution updated to reflect 2012 AGM changes.

Standards Operation procedures updated to reflect Council/AGM updates. Revised Standards report (added Nov 7, 2012)


The minutes (pdf) of the Chess Scotland AGM held on August 19 2012 are published September 3, 2012.


Preview: The Annual General Meeting of the members of Chess Scotland will be held on Sunday 19 August 2012 at Premier Inn Charing Cross, 10 Elmbank Gardens, Glasgow, G2 4PP. Premises booked from noon till 5pm. 

Edit Aug 21: Revised reports page

Edit Aug 19: Disability officer report

Edit Aug 15: Webmaster report added.

Edit Aug 14: Clarifications on motions page. Two reports – Standards and Child Protection added to reports.

Edit Aug 9: Some spelling corrections on Agenda and Candidates page and Scottish Championship added to Reports page.



Annual Report



Auditor report

Webmaster report

Disability report

The business of the Annual General Meeting will be:
1. To receive the Annual Report of Chess Scotland, incorporating a Statement of Account for the financial year to April 30th 2012 certified by the Auditor.
2. To elect a President, Honorary President and Directors from the Individual members willing to serve.
3. To elect holders of other specified posts, e.g. FIDE delegate.
4. To appoint an Auditor.
5. To consider matters raised by members.
Nominations for elections must be received by the Executive Director in writing (including e-mail) at least three weeks before the meeting (i.e. not later than Saturday 28 July 2012), and must be proposed and seconded by members, and confirm the consent of the nominee to serve.
Any proposals for consideration at the AGM must be received by the Executive Director in writing (including e-mail) at least three weeks before the meeting, and must be proposed and seconded by members.
The Executive Director will publish all nominations for elections and proposals for consideration at least two weeks before the meeting (i.e. not later than Sunday 5 August 2011).

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