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Subject: Re: WMCCC

Author: Chris Whittington

Date: 01:37:31 09/25/97

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On September 24, 1997 at 18:32:47, Bruce Moreland wrote:


>On September 23, 1997 at 16:16:47, Thorsten Czub wrote:


>I answered this yesterday and my post didn't get posted.


>>Is Nimzo-clone amateur ?


>Emerging professional (a little weird).


>> Is Hiarcs amateur?




>> Is Shredder amateur ?


>Emerging professional.



>>If so - why is Mchess no amateur. Why is CSTal not an amateur ?

>> Chris has not earned much with it in the last 3 years !

>> I am really looking forward to the definitions.


>Unless the post made about getting money for not shipping it in the US 

>is a joke, it sounds like me made quite a lot of money from it 



>But, my question to you, Thorsten, is:


>How would you do it?


>I tried to start a thread about amateur vs professional some time ago 

>in r.g.c.c., and I can't recall you having any constructive opinions.


Amateur/professional is divisive and unnecessary. Scrap it altogether. 
Seems to me its only purpose is to raise money. I actually feel s c r e 
w e d every time I pay the $1000. Every time it creates tension, 
agravations and anomalies.  Why can't they just get a little more 
sponsorship ?






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