Originally Posted by john m taylor
Brad Gibson won the US (IOM) Championship 2011.
He is Australian living in the UK at the moment.
Zvonko Jelack won the UK (IOM) Championship 2010.
He is Croatian, living in that country.
Jon Elmaleh (USA) came to the UK this year for our RM Championship. He had the same chance of winning like everyone else.
Shall I go on..... Some one said previously, dont tell me it CANT happen. Therefore make it happen!!
I wasn't aware our bylaws accounted for international entrants in our Nationals... No complaints at all from me now that I know it's there..... and I'm humbly corrected.
I just disagree with the premise of entrants in high-level events without some form of membership.
Why buy the cow, when you can have the milk for free?
Sorry, please don't take it as "you're not welcome" just more so of we're all pitching in to make something happen, everybody's gotta pull their weight.
Need a pond.