Magnus Carlsen

Caïssa’s Wisdom: #7b – Chess and Food

Rules and Etiquette for Chess Amateurs Today we continue with rules about behaving appropriately at the board. This week Caïssa turns her attention to food. #7b : Bad Manners – ... Continue Reading →
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Travail Pursuit: #1 Played a Stinker?

Chess Blunders! Mistakes, inaccuracies, errors of judgement, howlers, blunders, call them what you will, every player commits atrocities against our great game from time to time. Generally, ... Continue Reading →
British Chess Championships 2013 Preview

British Rapidplay Championships 2012

New British Champion – Jonathan Hawkins Congratulations to Jonathan Hawkins on becoming the British Rapidplay champion! It wasn’t all plain sailing for Jonathan who suffered ... Continue Reading →

4NCL 2012/13 Division 3 North – Rounds 1&2

[cf]Ad code[/cf] 4NCL 2012/13 – Rounds 1&2 Whilst most eyes this weekend were focussed on the skittles taking place in Leeds, 48 players preferred to play a more sedate ... Continue Reading →
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Calderdale Individual Championship: Round 1

Has Anyone Seen Our Champion? The first round of the 2012-13 Calderdale Individual Chess Championship took place on Monday at the Belgrave Social Club in Halifax. The tournament ... Continue Reading →
Yorkshire On Tour

Sheffield F vs Hull DCA B

[cf]Ad code[/cf] This was going to be a tough assignment and no mistake. Hull B may be in the Silver Rook…but from the looks of the team, they’re likely to be a solid ... Continue Reading →
Yorkshire On Tour

Yorkshire League Report – Round 4

First of all I’ve had a lot on this week so apologies for the delay in processing the results; all of which are now on Chessnuts. The news from the Woodhouse is already common ... Continue Reading →
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Caïssa’s Wisdom: #7 – Bad Manners in Chess

Rules and Etiquette for Chess Amateurs In today’s lesson Caïssa moves on from recent pearls relating to some of the higher virtues of our great game: mental strength and tenacity ... Continue Reading →
Child Genius

Child Genius 2013

Wall To Wall, makers of “Who Do You Think You Are?” and three series of the Channel 4 documentary “Child Genius”, are producing an exciting new four-part factual television ... Continue Reading →
Roger Edwards

Message from ECF President Roger Edwards

Message from ECF President Roger Edwards The ECF President has been in touch with us, asking for your comments and views! Roger’s Job Description states: “Acts as a focal ... Continue Reading →