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US Chess championship 2020 starts tonight on-line.

Posted by ian on October 26, 2020 at 6:30 AM Comments comments (0)

The US Chess Championships start's tonight with a very strong field. This year it will be played on- line. With a rapid time control.25) minutes per game, with a five (5)-second increment from move one (G/25+5). 6:00pm GMT start.

 

Players https://www.uschesschamps.com/2020-us-championships/2020-us-championship/the-field

 

Live commentary With GM Maurice Ashley GM Yasser Seirawan and WGM Jen Shahade.

 https://www.twitch.tv/stlchessclub

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Chessable interview with WFM Sarah Longson.

Posted by ian on October 23, 2020 at 10:25 AM Comments comments (1)

Chessable interview with WFM Sarah Longson https://www.chessable.com/blog/

Congratulations to Greater Manchester Open team. Who beat Shopshire in The MCCU online county match on Saturday 17th October 2020. 9.5-3.5

Posted by ian on October 19, 2020 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

A special thanks to John Reyes for picking the team and to all the players, who played and help win the match for Greater Manchester. Indvidual Results can be found at the link. https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/62798

Greater Manchester is the MCCU online U1825 Champions.

Posted by ian on October 12, 2020 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (1)

Greater Manchester beat Worcestershire 8.5-3.5 on Saturday October 10th 2020

A Special thanks to John Reyes for the getting the team out. Also to all the players who took part in the online match. Individual results can be found at the link.

https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/63267

Two major junior on-line events forthcoming

Posted by ian on October 9, 2020 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Two major junior events forthcoming

 

Manchester Under 18 Team to play in the ECF Under 18 County Championship

 Saturday 21st November 2020

 All day. Seven round Swiss

Full details at the link https://www.manchesterchess.com/manchester-junior-chess

 

Saturday 31st October 2020

Manchester Junior Team to play in International On Line Tournament

against teams from St Petrsburg Russia; Imara, Finland; Rybnik, P...

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Norway chess 2020 5-16th October 2020 starts today.

Posted by ian on October 5, 2020 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (0)

the first undisputed supertournament held over-the-board since March 2020 ! The games start at 17:00 CEST, with GM Vladimir Kramnik & GM Judit Polgar commentating: https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/altibox-norway-chess-2020/1/1/1 All players and commentators had to quarantine for Ten days before the event started.

 

Pairings round 1

 

Levon Aronian vs Magnus Carlsen

 

Aryan Tari vs Fabiano Caruana

 

Jan Duda ...

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New September 2020 ECF online rating list is now live on-line.

Posted by ian on October 5, 2020 at 9:30 AM Comments comments (0)

New September 2020 ECF online rating list is now live on-line. https://englishchessonline.org.uk/monthly-ratings/

ECF book of the year 2020.

Posted by ian on September 29, 2020 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to GM David Smerdon The Complete Chess Swindler is the ECF Book of the Year 2020. Read Ray Edwards and Sean Marsh's comments on the book at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/ecf-book-of-the-year-2020/


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