This document was prepared just after the completion of the Stan Crowe Memorial
which ended December 1st, 1998. The
Stan Crowe was a one section, five round event with 72 players. Accelerated Pairings were used for pairing
I think we should play hardball with people who forfeit. I
think anyone who stiffs an opponent should
Be automatically out of that tournament,
Pay a really stiff fine -- at least equal to the entry fee--
before he can play again.
Lose the right to ever be paired again unless he is physically
present or has called in by 7: 15 p.m.