ECF News




UK Open Blitz Championships 2018

An exciting new event featuring eight 15-round qualifying Swiss tournaments played in different cities around the United Kingdom on Saturday, 8th September, with the top…


New membership system

As you may already be aware the Federation is in the process of commissioning a new membership administration system. Unfortunately transfer of data from the…


Olympiad teams

Open – Michael Adams, David Howell, Gawain Jones, Luke McShane, Nick Pert with John Nunn as non-playing captain Women – Jovanka Houska, Dagne Ciuksyte, Akshaya…


Office closure …

The ECF will shortly be launching a new membership system that will enable members to join on-line for the 2018/19 year.  In order to conduct…






Old logos for posterity

Should anyone require a copy of the current ECF logo, or the one before, for posterity before they’re gone, click on the links below and…



Lancashire retains the County Championship

ECF County Championship Controller Mark Murrell reports … For the second year in succession Lancashire have won the County Championship on tie break. Once again,…


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