ECF News

Clubs & Congress Insurance 2019/20

To download the renewal form for the ECF Chess Clubs and Congress Insurance for 2019/20 click here Please note that once again this year clubs…


ECF Book of the Year 2019

The choice this year fell between two contrasting volumes: a fascinating history of one of the greatest world champions Emanuel Lasker, (publisher Excelsior Verlag) and…



ECF Book of the Year 2019 – shortlist

This year’s selections include two types of books that have never reached the BOY Short List before: one featuring end game studies and the other…



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:…


New FIDE Technical Administrative Panel

FIDE has renewed the Olympiad Technical Administrative Panel (TAP). These are the newly appointed members – Alex Holowczak, from England (CHAIRMAN) Shaun Press, from Papua…


ECF Arbiters’ Course October 2019

The ECF will be running an ECF Arbiters course at Oxygen House, Grenadier Road, Exeter Business Park, Exeter on 5th – 6th October 2019. The…