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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…







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…


Good as Gold

As the new ECF membership year begins, we are proud to announce that all ECF members can obtain a discount on their car insurance at…


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