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The MCF spring Fixtures 2022 are now available on the download page of the website.

Posted by ian on March 11, 2022 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

MCF Spring  2022  over the board Fixtures can be found at the link below.

Greater Manchester County team under 1850 lose to Leicestershire 6.5-5.5

Posted by ian on March 10, 2022 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Match Result A very close match, thanks to captain Paul Doherty for organsing the match,  and thanks  to all the players who played in the match.

Manchester Under 9's in the EPSCA Associations Tournament Northern Regional Final

Posted by ian on March 10, 2022 at 4:05 PM Comments comments (0)

 A Report from the Manchester under 9s  in EPSCA Associations . Can now be found on the Manchester junior chess page of the website.


Posted by ian on February 16, 2022 at 6:10 AM Comments comments (0)



Sunday 20th February 2022


The Banqueting Suite, South Ribble Borough Council


Civic Centre, West Paddock, Leyland, Lancashire, PR25 1DH


6-Round Rapidplay congress - ECF rated Major and Minor


Register: Go to


RIP Stan Goodall.

Posted by ian on February 15, 2022 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Stan played a significant role, for many years with the Manchester Federation and was also active with the ECF. He was very popular and always provided wise words and thoughts.

Manchester Juniors at the Junior 4NCL Manchester Juior 4NCL Weekend 5-7 th February 2022 South Normanton.

Posted by ian on February 15, 2022 at 12:50 PM Comments comments (0)

A full  report and some pictures from the weekend can now be found on the Manchester Junior chess page on the website.

Happy New Year.

Posted by ian on January 4, 2022 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)