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Updated MCF Fixtures 2022-2023

Posted by ian on September 25, 2022 at 6:20 AM Comments comments (0)

This will be the last MCF fixtures list this season to be issued as a spreadsheet. From now on please rely on the fixtures list at the LMS. Any change made by the Fixtures Secretary will of course be communicated to the two clubs involved by email.



Please try to make the fixtures work as published. As a last resort, a club may contact the Fixtures Secretary to request a fixture re-arrangement, in accordance with the MCF League and Match Rules, but alway...

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MCF Fixtures 2022-2023 Season are now out.

Posted by ian on September 13, 2022 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Fixtures for the 2022-23 Manchester League Season


Matches will begin with some trophy fixtures in the week beginning Monday 26th September.


If you have any problems with or queries regarding these fixtures, please contact the MCF Fixtures Secretary Phil Adams, preferably by email.


Individual club fixtures can also be viewed at the League Management System website

An ex...
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The strong Sinquefield Cup 2022 is underway.

Posted by ian on September 5, 2022 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The world Chess Champion Magnus Carlsen is in action

Live games

Live commentary GM Jan Gusti and former World Chess Champion GM Rustam Kasimdzhanov.

Congratulations to 3Cs Dale James on his ECF award for contribution to Junior chess.

Posted by ian on August 22, 2022 at 6:50 AM Comments comments (0)

3Cs' Dale James has gained a national chess honour by being chosen as the 2022 English Chess Federation "Contribution to Junior Chess" award winner.


Many young players - and their parents - have long known of Dale's passion and enthusiasm in encouraging youngsters to learn the game of chess via the weekly coaching sessions he holds in several schools in the local area and whose work has now been recognised by the governing body of chess.


Dale himself bega...

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MCF Junior Chess Report 2010-2022.

Posted by ian on July 12, 2022 at 4:30 AM Comments comments (0)

A MCF Junior Chess report 2010-2022  is now available on the website Manchester junior chess page. Julian Clissold has decided to stand down from the postion of Manchester Junior Chess Organsier. A very special thanks to Julian for all his hard work over the last 12 years.

MCF Agenda Saturday 16th July 2022

Posted by ian on July 12, 2022 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

The Agenda for the MCF AGM   this coming Saturday is now available on the download page of the MCF website.

Us Juniors and US Girls Juniors and US Seniors. Started yesterday

Posted by ian on July 8, 2022 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Us Juniors and US Girls Juniors US Seniors.

Live US Junior Championship

Live US Girls Junior Games

Live US Seniors Games

Twich Commentary With GM Yasser Seirewan and GM Alejando Ramirez and GM...

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ECF Counties Championship Finals live on Saturday 2/7/22 2:00pm start.

Posted by ian on July 2, 2022 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Live games: Open Counties Final

The Minor Counties final will be between Devon and Norfolk, and will take place at a venue in Woking at 1.30pm

Live on Lichess –


The final will be between Essex and Surrey at Wanstead House in northeast London at 1.30pm

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