Chess News


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…



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