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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 associated paperwork can be…


Nigel Short – FIDE Vice-President

In our last eNewsletter, we omitted to mention in our report on the FIDE Presidential election that Nigel Short has been appointed as a FIDE…


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 venue is within five…



Pennine Cup report

On Saturday 6th October 2018 the Pennine Cup Under 16 junior team event was held at Ackworth School near Pontefract, West Yorkshire … The holders,…


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, the selection of the…


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