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Yorkshire Girls Chess Day

Held on the 12th January 2019 at Archbishop Junior School, Bishopthorpe, York. The event was opened by Mrs Vera Campbell, Sheriff of York. Training was…


ECF office staffing …

For approximately two months from today, the ECF office will be running with only one full-time and two part-time (two days each)  members of staff…


RIP Stephen Berry FM

18th March 1951 – 4th January 2019 Born in Dewsbury, Yorkshire, Steve studied History the University of Hull. In 1972 he travelled to Iceland to…


Appointments to FIDE Commissions

Secretary, Qualification Commission – Alex Holowczak Events Commission – Lara Barnes Commission for Women’s Chess – Christelle Jager-Hafstad Global Strategy Commission – Ali Mortazavi  The…




Northumbria Masters postponed

Sadly, due to a sudden family bereavement, the Northumbria Masters will not now be going ahead on its scheduled dates of February 16th-20th, 2019. It…


ECU Commissions 2019-2022

Congratulations to all of the following — John Foley – Secretary, ECU Educational Commission John Higgs – Member, ECU Events Commission Christelle Jager-Hafstad – ECU…


Alex goes to St Petersburg …

Alex Holowczak, the current ECF Junior Director and former ECF Home Director, has been appointed as a Pairings Arbiter at the World Rapid & Blitz…





Chess and Education

Forthcoming events which may be of interest to those involved with junior chess — London Chess Conference The Future of Chess in Education 8th-9th December,…


The ECF Resource website …

As part of the plan to put the records previously listed in the first and last thirds of the ECF Yearbook online, the ECF Resource…


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