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200th Anniversary of club chess in Britain

200th Anniversary of club chess in Britain

Wednesday 3rd September 1817 - an extremely historic date in British chess. That evening a group of local chess enthusiasts met at the...
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New grades are out!

New grades are out!

Click the link to find out how your new grade measures up - http://www.ecfgrading.org.uk/new/menu.php
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‘Chess makes me feel less angry’ – from the BBC

‘Chess makes me feel less angry’ – from the BBC

From the BBC website ... Chess in Schools and Communities teaches chess in schools in the UK.The charity says the...
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RIP Simon Woodcock

RIP Simon Woodcock

--- from Bill O'Rourke Simon Woodcock, senior officer of the Lancashire Chess Association, passed away suddenly on Monday July 17th....
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Chess making a classroom comeback

Chess making a classroom comeback

Follow this link to enjoy a recent ITV/Tyne Tees television article on chess - http://www.itv.com/news/tyne-tees/update/2017-07-18/chess-making-a-classroom-comeback/
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The chess library

The chess library

The library stock has now been moved from the store in Eastbourne to our new office on the first floor...
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RIP Andrew Paulson

RIP Andrew Paulson

Andrew Paulson, the founder of Agon Limited and the man with a vision for the growth of top-level chess, died...
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ECU School Chess Teacher training course

ECU School Chess Teacher training course

The European Chess Union established its Education Commission in 2014 to lead the development of Chess in Schools across Europe....
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Elite Junior Player Programme – date extended!

Elite Junior Player Programme – date extended!

The date for receiving applications for the Elite Junior Player Programmes is now extended to 31st July. The aim of...
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David Rumens RIP

David Rumens RIP

--- from Stewart Reuben David Edward Rumens 23rd September 1939 - 8th July 2017 Dave passed away peacefully on Saturday...
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A new trophy for the National Schools Championships

A new trophy for the National Schools Championships

A new trophy, The Richard Haddrell Memorial Trophy, was awarded at this year’s National Schools Under 19 Chess Championship to...
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