Articles by David Thomas



Council Minutes Published

The minutes of both the ECF and BCF Council Meetings on 12th October 2019, together with the minutes of Board Meeting 133 which preceded them,…


August Grades

The grading team have encountered technical difficulties with the internet server in publishing the August revision to the grading list online. We are hoping that…


2019 European Team Championships

The England teams for the European Team Championships at Batumi, Georgia will be: Open: Michael Adams, David Howell, Gawain Jones, Luke McShane, Nick Pert. Captain:…



Director of Home Chess

Further to the announcement of 13th August 2018 seeking nominations for the 2018 elections, Alex Holowczak has now confirmed he will resign as the Director…


ECF Junior Academy

‘Taster’ Weekend Places – due to three players being unable to attend, there are three places available for a ‘taster’ weekend at the ECF Chess…


2018 County Championships

2018 Counties Championships National Knockout ECF stage draw This year the ECF League Management System is being utilised for the knockout stages of the County…