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MCF on-line League week 2 results.

Posted by ian on September 10, 2020 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Can be found on the MCF Results page. Under Match cards

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


MCF Jody Heaton Cup.

Posted by ian on September 3, 2020 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The MCF is also running an Indvidual online tournament Jody Heaton Cup Time control: 60 mins + 15 seconds per move results for that can can be found here. https://www.mcfonlinecomp.org/round-1-pairings

The MCF Online League got under way last night.

Posted by ian on September 3, 2020 at 12:15 PM Comments comments (0)

The MCF Online League got under way last night. All the opening week games results can be found on the MCF results website.  Under match cards

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

Covid-19 Latest update/MCF on-line league.

Posted by ian on August 30, 2020 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The MCF over-the board league remains suspended due to Covid-19 restrictions but an on-line league with three division has now been set up. Play starts on Wednesday September 2nd. Clubs who have entered should have received details and instructions.

Results should be reported as normal at the MCF Results website. http://www.manchesterchess.org.uk/main.php

 

Captains will receive log-in credentials to enable them to post results.

For any problems or queries, please contact Dave Hardy of Ashton CCC: davidghardy57@gmail.com

 

Tel: 0161 339 3287, Mobile: 07974 952252

Greater Manchester win the online Counties under 1825 Challengers title, on Saturday 22nd August 2020.

Posted by ian on August 25, 2020 at 11:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to the team. A special thanks to John Reyes for getting all the players out for each match.

Final  match Results here vs Norfolk. Greater Manchester winning 9-4   https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/60522

The Online Counties Championships 2020 Finals take place 6:30pm this Saturday 22nd August.

Posted by ian on August 20, 2020 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Online Counties Championships 2020 Finals take place 6:30pm this Saturday 22nd August. All details at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/online-counties-championships-2020-finals/?fbclid=IwAR22-2pVgBs6pPFZKzMJeeiSdA4xoKHXsqLqk04c16fIFh5EvO5H8qhqS70 Watch live coverage from GM Matthew Sadler and WIM Natasha Regan at https://www.youtube.com/c/GameChangerChess

Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour Online Finals starts today.

Posted by ian on August 14, 2020 at 11:10 AM Comments comments (1)

GM Magnus Carlsen vs. GMHikaru Nakamura for the Magnus Carlsen Chess Tour title and $140,000

Live games:https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/kiva-finals-of-the-magnus-carlsen-chess-tour-2020/5/1/2

Live commentary with GM Peter Leko, GM Yasser Seirawan and IM Tania Sachdev https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwm9kEXrZK8


MCF 1 st Individual Online Chess Tournament Jody Heaton Cup.

Posted by ian on August 10, 2020 at 4:15 AM Comments comments (0)

MCF 1 st Individual Online Chess Tournament – ‘Jody Heaton Cup’

6 rounds, 1 round per week – commencing 24 th August

Are you missing over the board long play chess? Would you like to keep in practice for when real

chess can start again? Are you new to long play chess? The MCF is running a fun, friendly, and

accessible tournament to provide Manchester players with the best online alternative we can.

Open to Manchester chess players only. All players will need to be affiliated with an MCF club. Please

see Q&A for further info. https://www.manchesterchess.com/online-chess

Tournament format:

 Time control: 60 mins + 15 seconds per move

 Number of rounds: 6

 Format: Swiss system – single open section

 To be played on: Lichess website

 Cost: Free to take part (no cash prizes)

 Sections: Single Open section

 Standard round time: Monday evenings at 6:30 pm.

Please note the following points to make the tournament more accessible:

 There will be support available for players with little experience of online chess or Lichess.

 Participants do not need to be ECF members and the games will not be ECF online graded.

 Players can request up to three byes

(Therefore the minimum commitment is only 3 games over 6 weeks).

 While the standard time is 6:30 pm on Monday, if the players can agree a time that works

better for them, they can play at any point during the week.

 An accompanying website will be set up to ensure players have all the information they need.

If you have any queries please e-mail: MCFOnlineComp@gmail.com

To register please use the following link: https://forms.gle/byEyqScuuXd9g1WM9

Please sign up with Lichess first, unless you’d like help with this (in which case contact us). Please

register by 11am 22 nd August.

 

Virtual Prizes – No money, just kudos

Individual prizes

Places 1 st , 2 nd & 3 rd

Grading prizes At least two based on level of entries and current over the board ECF grades.

Brilliancy prizes One for each round, with an overall winner picked from the 6 round winners.

Best game prizes One for each round, with an overall winner picked from the 6 round winners.

Best fight prizes One for each round, with an overall winner picked from the 6 round winners.

Club prizes

Most points The club whose affiliated players accumulate the most points.

Elite team The club whose three highest scoring players accumulate the most points.

More details as well at the link. https://www.manchesterchess.com/online-chess



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