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Upcoming County Chess matches, OPEN team, Saturday May 11th 2019 at Tyseley,and U160 team Sunday May 12th at Syston.

Posted by ian on April 15, 2019 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Both captains are keen to hear from any eligible Manchester players who can play on these dates (above).

Greater Manchester U160 team won the Midlands Counties and have a match in the ECF National Quarter finals v SUFFOLK on SUNDAY 12th MAY starting at 1.30 pm., and it would be great if you could play

This will be on Sunday 12th May, starting at 1:30 pm. The venue is :- Syston Social Club, High Street, Syston, Leics LE7 1GP.

There are 16 players in...

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Bolton Easter Chess Congress 2019 Friday 19th-Sunday 21st April, and busy persons.

Posted by ian on April 12, 2019 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (1)

Not long to go now. Still time to enter the Bolton Easter Chess Congress 2019 and busy persons.Entry form download can be found here https://www.manchesterchess.com/upcoming-events Email entries to roderickmiddleton@yahoo.co.uk




Reykjavik Open 2019 starts today.

Posted by ian on April 8, 2019 at 10:50 AM Comments comments (0)

3Cs Players FM Daniel Abbas, CM Alan Walton, and Ahmed Abbas. All taking part in the event, pairings for Round 1 http://chess-results.com/tnr374902.aspx?lan=1&art=2&rd=1&flag=30

Live games:https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/reykjavik-open-2019/1/1/1

Live commentary from round 1 with FM Ingvar Thor Johannesson and WIM Fiona Steli-Antoni Round https://www.twitch.tv/videos/408114081

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ECF Arbiter Course Registration

Posted by ian on April 6, 2019 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Next course …

Course dates – 13th – 14th April 2019

Course venue – Staverton Park Hotel, Daventry Road, Daventry, Northamptonshire NN11 6JT [MAP]

Course schedule – 9.00 – 13.00, 14.00 – 17.00 on both days

Course fee: £30

Course Lecturer – Adrian Elwin; Assistant Lecturer – Alex Holowczak

https://www.englishchess.org.uk/ecf-arbiter-course-registration/?fbclid=IwAR1wluifIqhj6JL4hrwnvCDTMmJbkicbS0FY6qd...

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Fide Laws of Chess now on the website.

Posted by ian on April 3, 2019 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The FIDE Laws of Chess are available on the website.https://www.manchesterchess.com/fide-laws-of-chess

and these are in force in the MCF, unless modified by the MCF Rules and Memoranda. These are available at the MCF Results website, along with the document of advice for captains, first compiled by the late MCF President Bert Thomas.

http://www.manchesterchess.org.uk/main.php


Manchester Junior Chess Junior 4NCL Team 2019-2020

Posted by ian on April 2, 2019 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

• Are you aged 7-16 years?

• Do you want to play serious chess in the grade range 70 to 160?

• Play standard play games with Fisher increments?

• Play ECF and FIDE rated tournaments?

• Play three weekends per year and stay overnight.

• Access to coaching between rounds?

• Are you an ECF Silver or Gold member? (You can become a silver member free for a year).

Join Manchester’s Junior 4NCL Squad. Last yea...

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Manchester Junior Chess EPSCA Under 11 Finals Saturday 30th March 2019

Posted by ian on April 2, 2019 at 9:25 AM Comments comments (0)

Manchester Junior Chess

EPSCA Under 11 Finals

Saturday 30th March 2019

Grace Academy, Solihull.

Manchester Under 11 played in the national finals in Solihull. Children from eight different schools represented Manchester. The event was a big challenge for the team, with the loss of four of our top six boards (16th place). Best scores were from Shaurya Shaktawat and Siddhansh Kumar, (both Bolton School and Bolton Chess Club). A very creditable performance also from Rebe...

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Wanted Children's chess club in Altrincham is seeking to appoint a Chess Coach.

Posted by ian on March 27, 2019 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Children's chess club in Altrincham is seeking to appoint a Chess Coach.

The successful applicant will be comfortable working with children in the age range 6-11 years. The level of chess is basic, and at best below grade 80.

Terms by agreement. Must be prepared to achieve (or be in possession of) appropriate clearance for working with children.

Enquiries to the Manchester Chess Federation Junior Organiser, Julian Clissold by email with brief CV

Email: julianclissold@o...

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EPSCA Girls Final: Birmingham 2019 Saturday 23rd March 2019

Posted by ian on March 25, 2019 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

EPSCA Girls Final: Birmingham 2019

Saturday 23rd March 2019

Manchester Girls played in the National Finals in Solihull. They were placed seventh out of sixteen teams and were pleased to be the top northern team, ahead of Nottingham, Leicester and Warwickshire. Best performance was from Darcy Casserly (Broadoak School) who scored 100% but there were also very good results from Rebecca Correa (Three C’s and Claypool Primary School) Bryony Eccleston (Bolton Chess Club and Edgw...

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US Chess Championship 2019 in St Louis.

Posted by ian on March 20, 2019 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

US Chess Championships Start today 6:00pm GMT.

Live Men's games: https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/us-championship-2019/1/1/1

Live Women's games https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/us-womens-championship-2019/1/1/1

Live free commentary: with WGM Jen Shahade and GM Yasser Seirawan and GM Maurice Ashley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG8f8P4lHAo



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