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  • Council Summary (October AGM)
    October 18, 2017
    Council held a minute’s silence in memory of those members who are no longer with us, including Andrew Paulson, Peter Poobalasingam and Keith Richardson. The...
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The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE (the Fédération Internationale des Échecs)


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