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 a long career in IT/programme management/enterprise architecture. He has been playing chess for over 50 years, and is currently providing ECF junior admin support to the ECF Director of Junior Chess and Education, Alex Holowczak, running four ECF junior tournaments per week (on Lichess and Chess.com). In his earlier days he was five times Hampshire champion (in his 20s/30s). He has captained 4NCL Wessex OTB teams for a number of years (two teams currently) and also run eight Wessex teams in the 4NCL Online League.