Articles by Danny Rosenbaum

Congratulations to GM Gawain Jones

GM Gawain Jones has become the first Englishman to play in the Champions Chess Tour. He has been invited to be one of the players…


GM Luke McShane on the boom in chess

Chess continues to be in the news and English Grandmaster Luke McShane has written an article in The Spectator on the game’s current surge in…


Ben Chilwell gets the chess bug

Chelsea FC star Ben Chilwell made a video this week about how chess has helped in tough times and is one of the diversions he…


The Caplin Hastings Online All-Play-All

The Caplin Hastings Online All-Play-All takes place this weekend. Taking part are GM Michael Adams, GM David Howell, GM Luke McShane, GM Gawain Jones. GM…






Checkmate Covid-19 report

The English Chess Federation’s 24-hour marathon online chess tournament, Checkmate Covid-19 in aid of the British Red Cross, took place on the weekend 23rd-24th May…



ECF Online Fair Play and Anti-Cheating Rules

The English Chess Federation has just released new Online Fair Play and Anti-Cheating Rules. The direct link is https://englishchessonline.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ECF-Online-Fair-Play-and-ACv2_0-1.pdf. These can be also accessed via…



ECF Appointments

The ECF Board have agreed the creation of two new positions, Manager of Online Chess and Manager of Women’s Online Chess, and are delighted to…


Checkmate Covid-19 starts today!

The ECF’s 24-hour online chess marathon in aid of the British Red Cross starts today on Chess.com at 5pm UK time. Entries and donations are…