Chess News


ECF office closure

Owing to staff holidays and the Sunday finish of the British Chess Championships, the ECF office will be closed on Monday 7th August, and will…


Rothay Manor Chess Holiday

Thanks to all the participants at the 9th Chess Holiday held at Rothay Manor Hotel Ambleside, nestled in the heart of the Lake District, from…


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 Albion Hotel in Piccadilly, Manchester (unfortunately…


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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