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Queens Online Chess Festival 2022

The Queens Online Chess Festival 2022, a series of continental women’s online blitz tournaments, starts on June 5th 2022. Female players from Africa, Asia, Europe…




Blind Faith

(picture – Chris Ross at Sheffield Hallam University, where he holds a senior administrative role) Chris Ross, the UK’s strongest ever fully blind chess player,…



BCET Awards 2022 – a reminder

A reminder that the deadline for nominations and citations for the BCET Awards is 31st May 2022. Please send these to John Wickham j.r.wickham@btinternet.com as…




Attn. League and Club Secretaries

This is just a friendly reminder that ECF will be charging game fee (£18 adult, £6 junior) to leagues and clubs who send in non-members’…



ECF Marathon for Ukraine – results

The English Chess Federation’s 24-hour charity marathon for Ukraine took place over the weekend of 02/04 to 03/04 on Chess.com to raise funds for the…



ECF Women’s Norm Event 2022/She Plays To Win

Follow these links — https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/ecf-womens-norm-event-2022#live https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/1st-she-plays-to-win-international-2022#live (image courtesy of Netflix)


Junior Development Pathway consultation

Junior chess remains extremely popular in England with a thriving educational and competitive scene. There are many organisations and service providers including for profits, charities…