The World Croquet Federation has identified potential benefits of implementing a Global Player & Games Database and has set up a working group to establish the scope, feasibility (or otherwise) and costs of implementing such a system.
The chairman of the working group, Phil Cordingley, has now presented initial thoughts and a feasibility study.
Phil Cordingley is positive about the plan and regards it as a straightforward and feasible IT project. He is actively working on producing a database design (Phase 0) for review and approval by the MC. Implementation could be achieved either by harnessing voluntary IT resources from within the croquet community or by commercial expertise (e.g. from India). Phil Cordingley hopes that Phase 1 (incorporation of the AC and GC rankings) can be achieved by end 2021.
Working Group reports to date:-
WCF Working Group 2 - Global Player & Games Database Feasibility Study 7.10.2020
WCF Working Group 2 - Global Player & Games Database Progress Report 6.2.2021