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    Which one is more accepted

    Which one is more accepted? Schools Chess Association or Schools' Chess Association?

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    Re: Which one is more accepted

    If you're talking about the title of an association, I would expect it to be the "School Chess Association". If you're talking about the association of just one school, then it's the "school chess association" or the "school's chess association".
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    Re: Which one is more accepted

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    If you're talking about the title of an association, I would expect it to be the "School Chess Association". If you're talking about the association of just one school, then it's the "school chess association" or the "school's chess association".
    Im talking about the Association of the all island schools.
    Last edited by parakrama; 20-Oct-2013 at 16:09.

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    Re: Which one is more accepted

    Then I would expect it to be called "[Name of island/group of islands] School Chess Association".
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    Re: Which one is more accepted

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    Then I would expect it to be called "[Name of island/group of islands] School Chess Association".
    Since there are many schools in the island, shouldn't it be in plural form? like " Schools Chess Association"
    Eg - Such Association in a country like Sri Lanka - It should be "Sri Lanka Schools Chess Association"
    Is it correct?

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    Re: Which one is more accepted

    I would use Sri Lanka School Chess Association or School Chess Association of Sri Lanka. It doesn't matter that there are many schools- there's no need for it to be plural here.

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    Re: Which one is more accepted

    As you can see from the Google hits, there is no consistency. Some choose "School Chess Association" and some use "Schools Chess Association".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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