ECF News

FIDE Presidential nomination

At its Board meeting on 15th June, the Board nominated Nigel Short’s presidential ticket for the FIDE election in October. Regardless of its nomination, the Board…


Director of Home Chess – vacancy

The Director of Home Chess, Alex Holowczak, has decided to stand down from his Directorship at the AGM in October 2018.  Since taking on the…



Awards Committee report

President’s Award for Services to Chess We received seven citations for this award and have decided to make the following four recommendations for the award….


New Director of Women’s Chess

The ECF is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Fegan as the new Director of Women’s Chess. Chris has over 40 years’ experience playing…




Direct Members’ Representatives

Direct Members are invited to apply to be Direct Members’ Representatives, taking office for a period of one year from 1st August 2018. For the…



Membership deadline!

This is just a reminder to Leagues and Clubs that any ECF non-member playing four or more standard play games in 2017/18 (or eight or…


Update – ECF Privacy Policy

In accordance with the new general data protection regulation (GDPR), the ECF has updated its Privacy Notice and the supporting documentation – follow these links…


Finance Council meeting 2018 decisions

The ECF Finance Council met on Saturday 28th April 2018 at the Thistle City Barbican Hotel, 120 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London.  A full Agenda and…



ECF Awards 2018

The ECF Awards Committee invites nominations for the 2017-18 season in the following categories (for the purposes of these awards, please note that the season…


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