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2nd ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay Championship

2nd ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay Championship

A one-day rapidplay Championships for girls on Sunday 25th November 2018 held at Chislehurst School for Girls, Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 6HE. Open to any girl chess players below the age of 18 on the 1st September 2018. Part of the English Youth Grand Prix. Click here for more details
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Arbiters’ Course 17th – 18th November

Arbiters’ Course 17th – 18th November

... at the University of Warwick, University Road, Coventry CV4 7AL. Course Lecturer John Shaw; Assistant Lecturer Thomas Thorpe. Click here for ...
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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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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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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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ECF Club Finder

ECF Club Finder

In the right hand sidebar you'll find the new Club Finder. You can search the map for clubs near your location, ...
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