ECF News

ECF Book of the Year 2018

The quality of many of the books received this year was high, but not all made it to the shortlist. Similarly, the selection of the…



New membership system – DOB problems

Some ECF members have been having problems when renewing online at the point when a choice of membership levels should be offered (Bronze, Silver etc)…




FIDE Elections

At an ECF Board meeting held on 20th September the ECF Board decided by a clear majority to support the Presidential ticket of Georgios Makropoulos…


NSCC Girls’ Chess Championships 2019

‘From inception in 2014, this event has surpassed expectations year on year and is the most dynamic national chess competition for young women. Come and…


AGM Elections

The positions up for election and the people standing for them, at the forthcoming AGM, are as follows, including nominations and election addresses where they have…


ECF Club Finder

In the dark red menu above you’ll find a link to the new Club Finder. You can search the map for clubs near your location,…



UK Open Blitz – entry deadline

Online entries for the 2018 UK Open Blitz will close at 4:30pm on Friday, 7th September. It will still be possible to enter in person…


British Chess Championships 2019

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 British Chess Championships will be held at the Riviera International Centre in Torquay from the 26th July…


English Women’s Championship winners!

Many congratulations to ECF English Women’s Joint Champions 2018 – Kanwal Bhatia and Ingrid Lauterbach, who tied for 1st place, and were presented with the…


Leek Congress cancellation

Please note that the Leek Congress, planned for the 7th to the 9th September, was cancelled some time ago, although entries are still being sent…


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