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ABOUT this Calendar

Calendar 2018-19



Event Calendar 2019-20



Organisers seeking to avoid a major clash of events are urged to look also at the ECF Calendar at

www.englishchess.org.uk/event-calendar/.  See also ECF County championship 2018-19 schedule.




Main Yorkshire or National

Some Other Events

Junior Events


Jun 22


Huddersfield                     (notice)



Jun 28-30

Whitby Congress

(entry form)

NCCU AGM, Bradford Latvians

(Sat. 29th)


Jul 6 (Sat.)

Grandmaster@thelocal, Hull




Jul 7 (Sun.)

Simon William GM Simul, Hull




Jul 13

ECF County Championships

Final Rounds                  (fixtures)



Jul 26 Fri

- 4 Aug Sun

British Chess Championship,

in Torquay                       (website)


Hull Junior Summer School,

Hymers, Wed 31/07 to Fri 02/08

Aug 16

Manchester Summer Congress




Aug 23-27

Northumbrian Masters




Aug 30 to

Sep 01

English Women’s Championship

in Hull                             (website)



Aug 31

Darnall & Handsworth Rapidplay

FIDE-rated  (entry form) (website)


Girls’s event, Royal Hotel, Hull

(Sun. 1st Sep)

Sep 13-15

Bradford Congress

(expected date, check    website)



Sep 20-22

Harrogate Congress

(entry form)



Sep 27-29

Northumberland Congress



Yorkshire Junior Chess Day

28th (WRJCA), York (entry form)

Oct 5

YCA League Rd 1

4NCL South Normanton Congress (4th-6th)                           (website)


Oct 12

ECF AGM, London

Leicester Rapidplay (Sun. 13th)

Girls’ Chess Day, Wakefield

(WRJCA)                     (notice)

Oct 19

YCA League Rd 2



English Girls’ Championships,

Woodstock, Oxon.

Oct 25-27

Scarborough Congress




Oct 30 to

Nov 3

Invitation GM Norm event, Hull




Nov. 1-3

Hull 4NCL Internat’l Congress inc. 56th Hull Congress (website)



Nov. 9-10

4NCL Weekend 1 (Divs. 3 & 4)




Nov. 16

YCA League Rd 3

Preston Congress (15th-17th)


Girls’ Chess, Q. Margaret’s School, Escrick, York, 1.0-5.0

Nov. 23-24

British Rapidplay Champs., Ilkley




Nov. 30

YCA League Rd 4

Bolton Rapidlay (Sun. Dec 1st)

Leeds Junior Grand Prix


Dec 7




Dec 14

YCA League Rd 5




Dec 21




Dec 28





Jan 5 (Sun)

Hull Rapidplay




Jan 11-12

4NCL Weekend 2




Jan 17-19

4NCL Harrogate Congress



York Junior Grand Prix, Sat 18th


Jan 25




Feb 1

YCA League Rd 6



Feb 8-9

4NCL Weekend 3




Feb 15

YCA League Rd 7




Feb 22




Feb 29 to

Mar 1sr

4NCL Weekend “1” (Divs. 1 & 2)




Mar. 07

YCA League Rd 8


Girls’ Chess Day, Wakefield Girls’ High School   (entry form)

Mar 13-15

Blackpool Congress




Mar. 21

YCA League Rd 9


EPSCA Girls’ Under-11 Final

Mar 28-29

4NCL Weekend 4




Apr 4

YCA League Rd 10




Apr 11




Apr 18

YCA League Rd 11




Apr. 26




Netherton Junior Grand Prix


May 1-3

Durham Congress




May 8-10

4NCL Weekend 5

Rhyl Congress







Jul 18-31

British Chess Championships

(provisional dates)