ECF News


Bronze medal and norms for Lan Yao!

Congratulations to WIM Lan Yao, who has secured a Bronze board medal at the European Team Chess Championship 2023 on board two. In addition she…


Double World Senior Chess Champions!

Congratulations to England’s Michael Adams and John Nunn, who both became World Senior chess champions yesterday in Terrasini, Sicily, Italy. Despite both being the top…



Congratulations Bodhana!

The ECF offers its hearty congratulations to WCM Bodhana Sivanandan, the new World Cadets U8 Girls Champion for 2023. Bodhana is the first English player…



Two new Director appointments

The ECF is pleased to announce two new director appointments. First, Alex Longson is our new Finance Director, replacing Adam Ashton. Alex combines his role…


ECF Manager for Accessible Chess

The ECF is delighted to announce that Surrey player Owen Phillips has been appointed as ECF Manager for Accessible Chess. This is an important appointment…


ECF National Club Championships 2023

To follow the event (32 lives boards and round five commentary by GM Peter Wells and WIM Natasha Regan) go to this page – https://www.englishchess.org.uk/ecf-national-club-championships-2023/….



Complaint Resolution

A complaint was raised by Chris Fegan in relation to matters arising while he was Director of Women’s Chess which was rejected. CF appealed against…


3Cs Chess Club on the BBC

On the One Show tonight (BBC1 at 19.00hrs) there is a feature on the 3Cs Chess Club in Oldham – https://www.3cschessclub.com/ After the broadcast the…