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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


RIP Eric Schiller

Born 20th March 1955 in New York City – died 3rd November 2018 Eric was a player, trainer, arbiter, organiser and author. He was something…



Chess Mania – Elephant and Castle

CSC is excited to announce that, in partnership with Delancey, we will be organising a chess fun day at Castle Square in Elephant and Castle…


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 online entry …


RIP Derek Perks

Derek W Perks – 1954-2018 Derek was the heart and soul of Mercia for four decades, and was a keen player who also represented his…


ECF Accredited Coaches

Please be advised that the Manager of Coaches post is vacant, and we have various technical problems concerned with the DBS checks that mean we…



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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