BCPS Centenary Review 1918-2018
(Our new book celebrating the first hundred years of our Society)
IMPORTANT: Please email the Assistant
Treasurer when you receive the book, so that he can check you off.
FURTHER INFORMATION: Some recipients have complained that they have to pay a Customs charge to receive the
book. This is caused by the Universal Postal Union (UPU); it is a “United Nations specialized agency
and the postal sector’s primary forum for international cooperation.” The local Post Office will
contact the recipient with a photo of the parcel and ask them if they wish to pay the fee. There are two points
to be aware of: (1) To identify the parcel, ask to see the Return address, which is our Secretary Christopher
Jones” postal address; (2) The Post Office assumes that the recipient has ordered the book, which is
wrong. Tell the Postmaster that this book is a gift (which it is); if the Postmaster wants proof of this they
can email the Assistant Treasurer. Perhaps they will allow the recipient to accept the book without charge.
If you had not been paid up to at least 2019 at the time and wish to obtain a copy of the Centenary Review,
it will be possible to purchase one or more. Watch this space for the price and how to buy.
The September magazines were delivered to the Printer on the 31st August. It is possible that, in some
countries, it will take a long time for the paper magazines to reach them. Please wait for 4 weeks from
1st September before reporting that your paper magazines have not arrived, and in the meantime check this
Distribution message occasionally for updates.
The PDFs for electronic subscribers have been sent on the 8th September. The emails include a message which
requests subscribers to check whether they have paid for the 2021 year or further. The deadline for payment
is 22nd October; if it is not received by then, the subscriber will not receive the magazines in future.
Contact the Assistant Treasure (see back page of The Problemist) for any queries.
The PDFs for contributors will be sent as soon as the list of recipients has been produced.
The archive of The Problemist is freely available in pdf format to the public on our website.
The last 6 issues are excluded.
A complete archive of The Problemist Supplement is also freely available in pdf
format on our website.
We are planning to hold chess problem lectures by Zoom in 2021. We will host the events, and the software to
display your problems. We need offers of lectures – please e-mail your offer to
We are organising several online solving tests, kindly prepared by Brian Cook. Announcements
are being posted in the 'Latest Additions to the Site' tab below.