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2015 National Club Championships photographs

All photographs by Dave Thomas …

In addition, click here for a great set of photos from Brendan O’Gorman

Website / forum

The ECF would like to apologise for the recent service interruptions on the ECF website and forum. This is due to ongoing technical issues at our ISP. They are currently working on the problem and we will provide an update shortly. Be assured that the ECF are examining options to increase reliability and performance for these services, and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

- Bob Kane, ECF Commercial Director

2015 National Club Championships results & PGNs

Open: Sutton Coldfield
Major: Newton Abbot
Major Plate: Drunken Knights
Intermediate: Sutton Coldfield
Intermediate Plate: Redditch
Minor: Sutton Coldfield
Minor Plate: GLCC

PGNs – OpenMajorIntermediate | Minor (available shortly, our apologies)

Grand Prix winners (from 2014)

Seen below accepting their prizes from Colin Gardiner, the ECF Grand Prix Controller (l – r)
Ali Jaunooby; Stephen Crockett; Jennifer Goldsmith and Peter Lim

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Arbiters Course

Matthew Carr, ECF Manager of Arbiters (Home), is organizing an Arbiters Course on Saturday 19th September – Sunday 20th September 2015. Registration costs £20. There will be an exam at the end of the course. You must be an ECF bronze member or higher to take the test.

The venue is Ryecroft Community Hub in Walsall, West Midlands [MAP]

Lecturer – David Welch, ECF Chief Arbiter

If you would like more information or to apply for the course please contact Matthew Carr on or