ECF News

Council Summary (October AGM)

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…



ECF Book of the Year 2017

The judges unanimously agreed on a chess book which covers nearly every aspect of chess:  history, character, ambition, styles of play, technical aspects, a rare…


ECF Club / Congress insurance

We are pleased to once again be able to provide insurance for clubs, congresses and chess tutors. Cover will run from 1st October 2017 until…


ECF Awards 2017

The ECF Awards Committee has made the following choices for awards in 2017 — President’s Awards for Services to Chess – Bryan Bainbridge (Bishop Auckland),…


ECF Elections 2017

The following candidates are confirmed as standing in the elections to be held at the 2017 AGM as a result either of exercising the right to…



EYCC 2017 – congratulations!

Congratulations to the entire squad at the EYCC2017 for their sterling perfomances. In particular, Shreyas Royal [below] and Shlok Verma [below] who came second and…


Dave Welch

You may have heard that Dave Welch was taken ill whilst arbiting in Gibraltar. He is now back in Liverpool in hospital, though he remains…


Book of the Year 2017 – shortlist

The Short List this year contains four differing and wide ranging books reflecting the different personalities of the writers.  Two long standing world class players…


FIDE meeting annexes

FIDE has published the Agenda and Annexes for the Executive Board meeting which will be held on 13-14 October 2017 in Goynuk, Antalya, Turkey. Download…





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