Newsletter omission – Southend Easter Congress

The ECF offers its apologies for the following being omitted from the most recent newsletter. This was purely an oversight. The note we should have included is as follows —

63rd Southend Easter Congress
Ian Hunnable writes …
This is the latest in an event that has run without a break since 1958. Now with a 9-round FIDE Masters section 2200+ (18th-22nd April 2019), along with the main congress – 7 rounds 19th-22nd April 2019, with FIVE sections (FIDE Open, FIDE U1900/ECF U160, ECF U145/U120/U95). The Essex Championship will be awarded to the highest placed eligible competitor in the FIDE Open. The website is here –