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Coronavirus – an update

The world has changed dramatically since our coronavirus guidance to leagues issued on 14th March. There is now no question that leagues and other face…


ECF support for moving chess online

For club secretaries, organisers and chess players – this post is to inform you all how the ECF will be supporting the move to online…


You Tube Chess from IM Andrew Martin

I’m pleased to say that I have created a new You Tube Channel — https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnYyZx … nm_jxG674w In these extraordinary times , educators are turning…




March Online Grades are out!

New (online) grades are out. The ECF March 2020 online lists are now available here — https://englishchessonline.org.uk/monthly-ratings/ The lists provide 4 digit Elo ratings for…


Chess experiment – sign-ups needed

Former England Juniors player Cosima Keen writes — I’m just completing my psychology chess study looking at the gender differences in both representation and performance…


RIP Richard Guy

The chess studies expert and brilliant mathematician Richard Guy has just died, aged 103. He was the BCM endings editor from 1948 to 1951.



English Seniors – postponed

Due to recent events concerning the Coronavirus, we are regrettably having to postpone the English Seniors Championships scheduled for April 30th. All entry fees will…


RIP Tony Suttill

We hope to add more details shortly to this brief obituary — Tony died about one month ago and is to be buried at Mortlake…