The MCF Club Directory 2021-2022 has been up loaded to download page of the website. Along with the covid safe playing rules 2021.
|Posted by ian on October 18, 2021 at 4:30 AM||comments (0)|
The MCF Club Directory 2021-2022 has been up loaded to download page of the website. Along with the Covid safe playing rules 2021.
|Posted by ian on October 17, 2021 at 7:05 PM||comments (0)|
Here a direct link to the LMS results Service. Which the MCF will be using for chess results.
LMS Results Service: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/69411
Clubs near you page has been updated on the MCF website.With all the latest details for the new MCF Season.
|Posted by ian on October 17, 2021 at 11:10 AM||comments (0)|
Clubs near you page has been updated on the MCF website. With all the latest details, for the new MCF Season.
|Posted by ian on October 6, 2021 at 6:50 AM||comments (0)|
US OTB Chess Championship starts today 7:00PM GMT.Mens players https://uschesschamps.com/.../2021-us-championship/the-field
Live Commentary with GM Yasser Seirawan, GM Cristian Chirila, and GM Mauri...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ian on October 1, 2021 at 1:35 PM||comments (0)|
MCF Autumn League Fixtures 2021 are now available on the download page of the MCF website, Along with updated rules.
The Latest League and Match rules can be found here.
|Posted by ian on October 1, 2021 at 1:05 PM||comments (0)|
8. CLOCKS AND RATE OF PLAY
An incremental time control will be used for all matches. Matches typically will be played under a
time control of all moves in 1 hour 20 minutes with a 15 second increment per move starting at
move 1 (G80' + 15”).
In exceptional circumstances, if the home team anticipates that it will not have enough digital
clocks for all boards, then it must give a minimum of 10 days' notice to the visiting team, in which
case the visitin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ian on October 1, 2021 at 12:50 PM||comments (0)|
"The MCF have agreed to restart Over the Board Fixtures with an Autumn League that runs from 11 October to 16 December.
Clubs were asked to enter teams, following which the Fixtures Committee have allocated the Divisions as follows:
Division 1 - seven boards, all play all
Divisions 2, 3 and 4 - five boards, all play all
Under 1600 rating limited - five boards, as there were so many entries, teams have been allocated into 2 groups; there will b...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ian on October 1, 2021 at 5:30 AM||comments (0)|
British Championships 2021 OTB starts on Saturday in Hull. Top Seed Is GM Nick Pert. Bolton Chess Club's IM Joe McPhillips is also playing.
Live commentary GM Matthew Sadler and WIM Natasha Regan
Rou...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ian on September 30, 2021 at 11:00 AM||comments (0)|
ECF AGM 2021: Report from Silver Members representative John Reyes
I have had the honour to be your ECF silver members’ rep for 5 years now. The role of direct members’ reps in my view is to represent their members (that means you!) in Council and hold the Board to account, not to nominate or campaign for their own friends. Clearly, some other recently elected direct members' reps have a different view. In these circumstances, I feel it's necessary for me to sen...Read Full Post »
|Posted by ian on September 29, 2021 at 5:35 AM||comments (0)|
The Junior 4NCL has restarted over the Board chess with its first weekend event at
Leamington Spa on 25/26 th September 2021.
In the past Manchester Chess Federation has entered two teams, one in the FIDE rated
Division A and one in ECF rated Division B. This year we had to withdraw the second team
at late notice because we have lost some of our players to other teams. We will continue to
offer places to children from any MCF clubs.
Manchester came 7 th and...Read Full Post »