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Saturday 16th July, 12 noon MCF AGM.

Posted by ian on June 28, 2022 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

 

This is a notice of the upcoming MCF AGM

 

Date: Saturday 16th July, 12 noon

Venue: Swinton Legion, 1A Cheetham Rd, Swinton, Manchester M27 4UQ

 

The meeting is anticipated to last about 3 hours and there will be a short interval where free refreshments will be provided.

Fide Candidates 2022 starts on Friday at 2:00pm GMT.

Posted by ian on June 16, 2022 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Fide Candidates 2022 starts on Friday 17th June at 2pm GMT.

Live Games  https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/fide-candidates-2022/1/1/1

Live Commentary with GM Jan Gusti and GM Judit Polgar https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/fide-candidates-2022/1/1/1

The very strong Norway chess 2022 starts today.

Posted by ian on May 31, 2022 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Norway chess starts today World Champion GM Magnus Carlsen is in action

Live games

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/norway-chess-2022/1/1/1

Live Commentary GM Jan Gusti IM Jovanka Houska 

https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/norway-chess-2022/1/1/1

Greater Manchester Open county team. looking for some players. On Saturday 11th June 2022

Posted by ian on May 20, 2022 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Greater Manchester Open county team. looking for some players. on Saturday 11th June 2022 Email John Reyes chillireyes@hotmail.com if you fancy playing vs Yorkshire. Venue below

Swinton Legion Club, 1A Cheetham Road, Swinton,

Manchester.

Postcode: M27 4UQ

Chessable English Championships 2022

Posted by ian on May 19, 2022 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)

3Cs FM Adam Ashton and Chorlton's FM Paul Macklin are among the MCF players in action starting this morning.


Open live games  https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/ecf-chessable-english-championship-2022/1/1/1


Women's live games https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/ecf-chessable-english-womens-championship-2022/1/1/1


 

Commentary

Thursday morning Rd 1 – 10am to 2pm- GM John Emms and WIM Natasha Regan – https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

Thursday afternoon/evening Rd 2 – TBC https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

Friday morning Rd 3 (commentary starts 1 hour in from 11am to 2pm) – IM Tom Rendle and WIM Natasha Regan – https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

Friday afternoon/evening Rd 4 – 4pm to 8pm – GM Matthew Sadler and WIM Natasha Regan – https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

Saturday morning Rd 5 – 10am to 2pm – FM Jonathan Blackburn and second commentator – TBC

Saturday afternoon – Rd 6 – 4pm to 8pm – GM Matthew Sadler and WIM Natasha Regan – https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

Sunday morning Rd 7 – 10am to 2pm – GM John Emms and WIM Natasha Regan – https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

Tiebreaks (if any) – GM Matthew Sadler and WIM Natasha Regan – https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary

 

Prizes – Open

1st £2,000

2nd £1,200

3rd £600

4th £200

Performance Prizes – 2200 plus, 2000 – 2199, U2000 – £50 each

Additional prize – Best Under 18 player (born 1st January 2004 or later) – £50

English Open Championship trophy for the winner

 

Prizes – Women’s

1st £750

2nd £500

3rd £350

Performance Prizes – 2000 plus, 1800-1999, U1800 – £50 each

Additional prize – Best Under 18 player (born 1st January 2004 or later) – £50

English Women’s Championship trophy for the winner


Round Times 

Thursday – Round 1 – 10:00 to 14:00; Round 2 – 16:00 – 20.00

Friday – Round 3 – 10.00 – 14:00; Round 4 – 16:00 – 20:00

Saturday – Round 5 – 10:00 – 14:00; Round 6 – 16:00 – 20:00

Sunday – Round 7 – 10:00 – 14:00

Sunday – 15.00 – playoffs if required

 

Time control

Game in 90 minutes per player with 30 second increments from move 1.







Under 1850 County players required for this Saturday 14th May 2022.

Posted by ian on May 10, 2022 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Greater Manchester Under 1850 county team. Still looking for some players. Email Adam Scoular swintonchessacademy1@gmail. if you fancy playing vs Middlesex in the National Quarter Final this coming Saturday 14th May.

Greater Manchester CCA v Middlesex CCA Under 1850 Saturday 14th May 2022

Posted by ian on April 25, 2022 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Greater Manchester CCA v Middlesex CCA Under 1850 Saturday 14th May 2022

Captain Adam Scoular (step in for this match)

Looking for players for this game.  who are  ECF Rated  under  1850  Saturday 14th May 2022.

Email:  swintonchessacademy1@gmail.com if you would like to play for further details.





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