ECF News


The Lowenthal Cup – a new beginning

The Lowenthal Cup County Championships trophy has been completely refurbished and cleaned, and is now ready for a new lease of life as the reward…


Magazine of the Year award

Julie Leonard, Editor of The BCA Gazette, receives her award from two Past Presidents of ECF – Roger Edwards (right) and Gerry Walsh


A big thank you!

From the 11th to the 12th November (last weekend), the last 2017 Academy weekend was run in Daventry. A large number of chess parents got…



Resignation

Sarah Longson has resigned as Director of Women’s Chess due to pressure of other commitments. She wrote, “Regrettably I have come to the decision to…


Council Summary (October AGM)

Council held a minute’s silence in memory of those members who are no longer with us, including Andrew Paulson, Peter Poobalasingam and Keith Richardson. The…



ECF Book of the Year 2017

The judges unanimously agreed on a chess book which covers nearly every aspect of chess:  history, character, ambition, styles of play, technical aspects, a rare…


ECF Club / Congress insurance

We are pleased to once again be able to provide insurance for clubs, congresses and chess tutors. Cover will run from 1st October 2017 until…


ECF Awards 2017

The ECF Awards Committee has made the following choices for awards in 2017 — President’s Awards for Services to Chess – Bryan Bainbridge (Bishop Auckland),…


ECF Elections 2017

The following candidates are confirmed as standing in the elections to be held at the 2017 AGM as a result either of exercising the right to…



EYCC 2017 – congratulations!

Congratulations to the entire squad at the EYCC2017 for their sterling perfomances. In particular, Shreyas Royal [below] and Shlok Verma [below] who came second and…


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