ECF News

Members’ Representatives for 2023/24

The ECF Members’ Representatives for 2023/24 will be — Life Members – Stewart Reuben; Gerard Walsh Platinum Members – Adrian Elwin; David Eustace Gold Members…


Incorrect membership expiry email

The ECF office recently completed an exercise within the membership system designed to prevent members with two active memberships from being reminded to renew twice,…


European Senior Teams Chess Championship

England had another successful tournament in the European Senior Teams Chess Championship, which finished in Swidnica in Poland on Thursday 20th July, winning two team…


109th British Chess Championships

Today is International Chess Day – a fitting day for the 109th British Chess Championships to start. We kick off today at DMU in Leicester…




Peter Campbell Gibbs 1934-2023

The chess community is much saddened by the news of the death of former MCCU President Peter Gibbs. Peter was educated at Bradford Grammar School…



British Chess Championships on the BBC

You can hear a British Chess Championships interview with BBC Radio Leicester’s Ben Jackson, featuring the ECF’s Home Director Nigel Towers and Paul Mottram, the…