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Draft AGM minutes

The draft 2014 AGM minutes have been uploaded to the website and can be accessed from the Minutes page or directly from here for the ECF and here for the BCF.

ECF Book of the Year Committee vacancy

The three judges of this prestigious award are appointed by the ECF.  A vacancy has arisen due to the retirement of David Friedgood. Applicants will be expected to have a knowledge of and interest in chess literature combined with having achieved a reasonably strong playing level at some stage in their career. The position involves reading and evaluating the books submitted by publishers between June and September annually.
Applications should be sent by email to the ECF office. Recommendations will be forwarded to the ECF Board for appointment in time for the 2015 award

- Ray Edwards, Chairman, Book of the Year

New Grand Prix Leader Boards – 30th December 2014

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ECU Newsletter December 2014

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Eric E Croker RIP

3rd November 1923 – 18th December 2014

Eric became an international arbiter in 1989, but he was much more than that. He received the ECF President’s Award for Services to Chess in 1991 and was a BCF Senior Arbiter.
He was a pioneer of the grading of junior chess in the SCCU. He remarked later that I was very useful, being one of the few juniors who also played adult chess. He was a past President of the Middlesex County Chess Association and of the SCCU. He had been Chairman of the Chess Arbiters Assocation. He was a mainstay of the arbiting team at the Chess Magazine Festival, Guernsey and British Championships; receiving the Richard Boxall Salver for services to the congress in 1993.

Read on — Eric E Croker RIP