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ECF Accredited Coaches

ECF Accredited Coaches

Please be advised that the Manager of Coaches post is vacant, and we have various technical problems concerned with the DBS ...
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Shock as Home Secretary resigns … to Shreyas!

Shock as Home Secretary resigns … to Shreyas!

Rising chess star Shreyas Royal has enjoyed a sharp turnaround of fortune. After facing the prospect of deportation just a few ...
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ECF AGM  October 2018 – decisions

ECF AGM October 2018 – decisions

The ECF Council met on Saturday 13th October 2018 at the Ibis Hotel, Ladywell Walk, Birmingham. A full agenda and all ...
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2018 UK Open Blitz Finals

2018 UK Open Blitz Finals

The Finals of the UK Open Blitz Championship will take place at St. John's Hotel, Solihull, on Saturday, 1st December. The ...
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IM titles / IA title – Horton, McPhillips and Thorpe!

IM titles / IA title – Horton, McPhillips and Thorpe!

Congratulations to Andrew Horton and Joseph McPhillips, who were awarded their FIDE International Master titles at the recent FIDE Congress ... ...
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ECF Book of the Year 2018

ECF Book of the Year 2018

The quality of many of the books received this year was high, but not all made it to the shortlist. Similarly, ...
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Carl Portman – Visit to HMP Coldingley 5/10/18

Carl Portman – Visit to HMP Coldingley 5/10/18

HMP Coldingley was opened in 1969 as a Category B training prison. In 1993 it was re-designated as Category C training ...
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New membership system – DOB problems

New membership system – DOB problems

Some ECF members have been having problems when renewing online at the point when a choice of membership levels should be ...
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Clubs & Congress Insurance

Clubs & Congress Insurance

To download the renewal form for the ECF Chess Clubs and Congress Insurance for 2018/19, click these links --- [MS Word] [PDF]
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NSCC Girls’ Chess Championships 2019

NSCC Girls’ Chess Championships 2019

'From inception in 2014, this event has surpassed expectations year on year and is the most dynamic national chess competition for ...
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