ECF News

ECF Finance Council Meeting

Finance Council Meeting 27th April 2024 – to ECF Council Members This notice is a reminder of the arrangements for the next Finance Council meeting…


European Youth Chess Championships 2024

The ECF is accepting registrations for the European Youth Chess Championship in Prague (Czech Republic). The Rapid and Blitz tournaments run from 16 August –…


2nd Cambridge International Open – results

The 2nd Cambridge International Open Chess Tournament ran from  Monday 19th February to Saturday 24th February 2024 in Cambridge. The event provides an opportunity for…


Glorney Cup 2024

The 2024 Glorney Cup will take place between 23-25 July at the University of Hull. There will be 6 teams: England; England A; Ireland; International;…


British Chess Championships 2024

The 2024 British Chess Championships will take place in Hull from Thursday 25th July to Sunday 4th August. This will be the 110th British Chess…


ECF Grand Prix

The 2022/23 Chessable Grand Prix has now completed, covering events from August 2022 to July 2023 with all prize winners announced and all prizes awarded….


ECF Awards Committee – new Chair

The Board is pleased to announce the appointment of Keith Gregory as the new Chair of the ECF Awards committee. Keith is recently retired after…


Euro Schools 2024

The ECF is accepting registrations for the European Schools Championship in Limerick, Ireland between 30 May – 08 June 2024. Please click here for the…


WGM title awarded to Lan Yao

Congratulations to Lan Yao, whose WGM title was confirmed by the 2023 3rd FIDE Council Meeting. Since applying for the title Lan Yao has gained…




British Rapidplay 2024

We’re pleased to be able to confirm that the ECF are once again supporting the 4NCL in organising the 2024 edition of the British Rapidplay…


Manager for Accessible Chess

Owen Philips has decided to stand down from the post of Manager for Accessible Chess on health grounds. During his tenure Owen has taken forward a…