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USCF – open letter to FIDE

At the 110th meeting of the Board of the English Chess Federation, it was agreed to lend the support of the ECF to the open…


From the desk of Mark Jordan …

I am currently dealing with a number of difficult issues outside of ECF which have impacted on my time and my ability to meet all…


2017 Finance Council meeting

The 2017 Finance Council meeting will take place on the afternoon of 22nd April in Birmingham.  The prescribed business of the meeting includes presentation by…


National Club Championships – coming soon!

1st – 2nd April, 2017 at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull [details] – all enquiries to nationalclub@englishchess.org.uk Entry fee per team – £25.00 More here, including…


Proposed Abolition of Game Fee

When the current membership scheme began in 2012, the provision of game fee was retained as a transitional arrangement, primarily to reduce the minimum payment…



The new ECF grades are out …

Hot off the press this morning, the new ECF grades (January 2017) are here … just follow the link … [picture courtesy of Warner Bros/Getty…


BCC online entry now live!

Follow this link to the BCC website and fill in the online entry form to secure your place at the BCC2017 in Llandudno!


eNewsletter deadline

The next edition of the eNewsletter will be sent out in early February, and the deadline for inclusion is 28th January – so please send…




ECF Facebook & Twitter

ECF has a Twitter account and Facebook profile, both of which can be easily accessed by clicking on the icons at the top right of…


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