Calendar

The calendar is now sortable by category and by tag, both at the top of the calendar. You can use the button at the foot of the calendar to add this calendar to your own (Google, Apple, Timely etc). The print button at the top will print the page you’re on. Clicking on the main calendar bar (top left) allows you to choose a date to jump to. PLEASE NOTE – where an event is marked as ‘ALL DAY’ it may be best to check with the organisers in case they have not submitted a start and/or end time to us …

To submit your event to the ECF calendar – click here. This will also enable you to submit your event to the International Rating Office for registration with FIDE if it is FIDE-rated or has a FIDE-rated section(s)* | For a PDF of the ECF Event Calendar (updated every 4-6 weeks) – click here (PDF updated December 10th 2019)
* English events or events covered by the ECF only, obviously …

Official FIDE events … http://www.fide.com/calendar … and the rest – worldwide chess events from the FIDE website – http://www.fide.com/calendar/tournaments.html

To submit your FIDE-rated event to the FIDE Events Calendar, click this link – https://www.fide.com/calendar/tournaments.html?view=calendar&task=uregister

A new badge system has been introduced whenever possible from 26/3/18 onwards. An amber wheelchair (below) means that the venue has at least some disability-friendly aspects, whereas a green wheelchair (also below) means it’s particularly so. In all cases, but especially where no badge is evident, PLEASE contact the organisers for more details …


The links to external websites within the calendar are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the ECF of any of the products and services available or opinions expressed on or accuracy of these other websites …

Mar
4
Fri
2016
ECF Board meeting
Mar 4 all-day

TBA – London

Apr
16
Sat
2016
ECF Board Meeting
Apr 16 all-day
ECF Finance Council Meeting
Apr 16 all-day
May
21
Sat
2016
Prodigy Chess Academy seminar @ The Eden Centre
May 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Contact: Prodigy Chess Academy Email: ashokmca@gmail.com
Prodigy Chess Academy is delighted to welcome you to attend this vital seminar. As a parent/carer of children aged 0-15 years, you will be surprised to know how important your role in supporting your children on their path to becoming professional international chess players.
It is not compulsory, but you are encouraged to donate £5 (or more) for this valuable seminar.

Jul
2
Sat
2016
Prodigy Chess Academy seminar @ The Eden Centre
Jul 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact: Prodigy Chess Academy Email: ashokmca@gmail.com
Prodigy Chess Academy is delighted to welcome you to attend this vital seminar. As a parent/carer of children aged 0-15 years, you will be surprised to know how important your role in supporting your children on their path to becoming professional international chess players.
It is not compulsory, but you are encouraged to donate £5 (or more) for this valuable seminar.

Aug
28
Sun
2016
Friends of Chess AGM @ Arora Hotel
Aug 28 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Contact: Chris Majer Email: cemajer@aol.com
Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Chess. The objects of the Society are to advance, encourage, support, sponsor and promote the playing of chess and all activities and interests concerned with chess.

Website

Oct
15
Sat
2016
ECF Annual General Meeting
Oct 15 all-day
ECF Board Meeting
Oct 15 all-day
Mar
7
Tue
2017
The Big Chess Event @ Georgie’s Coffee House 14 Manor Road North, Hinchley Wood KT10 0SH
Mar 7 @ 6:45 pm – 9:00 pm

Contact: Mike Basman Email: surreyhundreds@gmail.com Web: http://www.surreyhundreds.com [MAP] Friendly tournament in a cafe – all welcome | Entry form

Apr
22
Sat
2017
ECF Finance Council Meeting @ Ibis Hotel, 21 Ladywell Walk Arcadian Centre, Birmingham B5 4ST
Apr 22 all-day

This year’s Finance Council Meeting will take place in Birmingham [MAP] starting at 1.00pm

Apr
24
Mon
2017
Study Session with GM Timur Gareyev @ Aldgate Tower (Level 4) 2 Leman Street, London E1 8FA
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Contact: Sabrina Chevannes Email: sabrinachevannes@hotmail.co.uk
Creative Solutions in Chess with GM Timur Gareyev aka Blindfold King
6.30-7.30pm – Presentation, 7.30-8.30pm – Practice.
All levels welcome, £30 to attend …

Apr
29
Sat
2017
Hammersmith Club / Hammersmith MIND event @ Lyric Square Hammersmith King Street West London W6 0NB
Apr 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Contact: John White Email: john.white49@ntlworld.com Web: http://www.hammerchess.co.uk [MAP]
Charity and publicity event for MIND, Hammersmith Chess Club and chess …

Sep
11
Mon
2017
GM Danny Gormally Simul Display @ Darlington Chess Club Cockerton band and Musical Institute Club Woodland Road, Darlington, DL3 9AB
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Contact: Carl Stephens Email: carlstephens32@hotmail.com Web: https://www.facebook.com/groups/167216543772174/ [MAP]
A fun evening playing chess in a maximum 30 board simultaneous display against one of the Northeast’s only Grandmasters – GM Danny Gormally! The event starts at 7.00pm, and entry fee is £12 for adults and £6 for juniors 16 and under | Entry form

Jan
25
Fri
2019
2019 FIDE Open @ Gold Coast, Queensland, AUSTRALIA
Jan 25 – Jan 28 all-day

Contact: Gail Young Email: qwclqwcl@gmail.com Web: http://caq.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2019-FIDE-Open-v2.pdf
FIDE-rated event held on Gold Coast, Australia. Accommodation available at venue, hotel/motel. Live games with 15-30 minute delay. PGN on top 8 boards | Entry form