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ECF website security

Members and visitors are asked to kindly note that the ECF, ECF Juniors, ECF Seniors, BCC and NSCC websites have all had an SSL Certificate…


Yearbook correction – H&DCA

On page 162 of the 2018 ECF Yearbook, Ealing, Harrow and West London chess clubs are wrongly shown as being affiliated to the Huddersfield and…


18th World IPCA WICC in Prague

Coming soon – the 18th World Championship of IPCA Physically Disabled Chess Players in Prague 2018.  To ensure accommodation in the TOP hotel in Prague,…



2018 Finance Council meeting

The 2018 Finance Council meeting will take place on the afternoon of 28th April in London. The prescribed business of the meeting includes presentation by…



Changes to event registration

From 14th Feb 2018, we have changed the way in which you register events on the ECF calendar, and register a tournament with FIDE.  They…


RIP Stuart Charlton

It is with great sadness that the Manchester Chess Federation has learned of the death of Stuart Charlton. He was an active player in the…


UK Chess Challenge 2018 Club Section

The event was started by the Eddie Hughes, MP for Walsall North. Over 65,000 children take part in this national event every year – the biggest…



Pay to Play in junior tournaments

Last April, the Federation’s Council, its governing body, switched away from Game Fee for junior tournaments to ‘Pay to Play’ fees. This was set at…





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