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Success for ECF Chess Academy player Joe Hirst

Well done to Joe Hirst for winning the Blackpool Congress Standard – http://chess-results.com/tnr337968.aspx?lan=1&art=4 – Joe achieved 5/5, finishing clear of a field of 99 to…


Under 18 County Championships 2018

— a report from John Swain, with pictures by Phill Beckett This event saw a very encouraging return, after 2017’s default. The event at The…


Shreyas Royal – U14 champion

9-yr-old Shreyas Royal (above, lower right) played in the West of England Junior Chess Championships over the weekend of 17-18 February 2018 at Swindon. He…


Northern Junior Championship

… at the Excelsior Academy, Newcastle on the 17th/18th February 2018 The Northern Junior Championship is in its third year and continues to be popular…


WWoE Junior prize winners

February 17th and 18th February 2018 at UTC Swindon Best Overall Girl – Zoe Varney (Oxon/Soms) Major 1st= – Zoe Varney, Partha Mulay (Essex) 3rd=…



ECF Chess Academy News

On the weekend of January 6th – 7th, the ECF Chess Academy welcomed the new 2018 cohort of students. The ECF Chess Academy has now…


Cambridge Knights do it again!

The Cambridge Knights scored an impressive 9/10 against strong opposition to retain the J4NCL Division 1 title after their success in October 2017.  ECF Chess Academy and England…






New Youth Grand Prix standings

The standings as at 4th December 2017 have been published, and can be found by following this link – https://www.englishchess.org.uk/Juniors/english-youth-grand-prix-results-201718/ or by scrolling down to…


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