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York Rapidplay 2018

The event was held on Saturday 27th January 2018 at Middlethorpe Hotel, near York. A 6-round Swiss competition was held with 20 minutes each on…



Dubov downed!

Click here for a PDF of Malcolm Pein’s column in the Telegraph regarding Gary Quillan’s dramatic win over Daniil Dubov at the Gibraltar Masters …




Yorkshire Junior Rapidplay Tournament

… on Saturday 13th January 2018 (and in the news — http://www.yorkpress.co.uk/news/15827288.Chess_fan_MP_opens_junior_tournament_in_York/) The event was organised by The White Rose Junior Chess Academy, which is…



First IM norm for Adam C Taylor

Congratulations to FM Adam C Taylor for securing his first IM Norm at the Hastings International Chess Congress 2017/18. Adam scored 5½/9 in the Masters…


Manchester Evening News – chess article

— from Alan Burke, 3Cs Publicity Officer There is an article which is due for publication in tonight’s Manchester Evening News (Monday 8th January) after I…


2017 round-up from Worcestershire Chess

John Wrench was the first recipient of the Jim Friar award for Services to Worcestershire Chess at a presentation last Wednesday at Habberley Social Club,…


British Blitz announcement

As a result of a landmark collaboration between the Chess Federations of the British Isles and tournament organisers, the ECF is pleased to announce that…


Press Release January 2, 2018

King Salman Rapid and Blitz World Chess Championships The English Chess Federation regrets the absence of Israeli players from the King Salman Rapid and Blitz…


Spam from Mike Dixon

A spam email is doing the rounds from ‘Mike Dixon’, asking people to ‘Update your ECF Contact Information’ – this is spam, and is trying…



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