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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





Main Yorkshire or National

Some Other Events

Junior Events


Jun 22


Huddersfield                     (report)



Jun 28-30

Whitby Congress (report)

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                  (report)



Jul 26 Fri

- 4 Aug Sun

British Championships (website)

(preview)             (running report)


Hull Junior Summer School,

Hymers, Wed 31/07 to Fri 02/08

Aug 16

Manchester Summer Congress





Aug 23-27

Northumbrian Masters (website)




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 (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 (fixtures)

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


Oct 12

ECF AGM, London

Leicester Rapidplay (Sun. 13th)

(planned WRJCA girls’ event cancelled)

Oct 19

YCA League Rd 2 (fixtures)



English Girls’ Championships,

Woodstock, Oxon.   (website)

Oct 25-27

Scarborough Congress


European Team Championships,

Batumi              (Oct 22 to Nov 02)


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 (fixtures)

Preston Congress (15th-17th)


Girls’ Chess, Q. Margaret’s Sch., Escrick, 1.0-5.0        (entry form)

Nov. 23-24

British Rapidplay Champs., Ilkley




Nov. 30

YCA League Rd 4 (fixtures)

Bolton Rapidlay (Sun. Dec 1st)

YJCA Junior Grand Prix, Whingate Primary Sch. Leeds

Dec 7





Dec 14

YCA League Rd 5 (fixtures)




Dec 21





Dec 28






Jan 5 (Sun)

Hull Rapidplay (website)




Jan 11-12

4NCL Weekend 2 (website)




Jan 17-19

4NCL Harrogate Congress



YJCA Junior Grand Prix,

Wigginton Pr. Sch. (Sat 18th)

Jan 25





Feb 1

YCA League Rd 6 (fixtures)




Feb 8-9

4NCL Weekend 3 (website)




Feb 15

YCA League Rd 7 (fixtures)




Feb 22

Doncaster Congress

(date confirmed)



Feb 29 to

Mar 1sr

4NCL Weekend “1” (Divs. 1 & 2)





Mar. 07

YCA League Rd 8 (fixtures)


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

Mar 13-15

Blackpool Congress (website)




Mar. 21

YCA League Rd 9 (fixtures)



EPSCA Girls’ Under-11 Final

Mar 28-29

4NCL Weekend 4 (website)




Apr 4

YCA League Rd 10 (fixtures)




Apr 11





Apr 18

YCA League Rd 11 (fixtures)




Apr. 25

ECF Finance Meeting (London)

(expected date)


YJCA Junior Grand Prix

Netherton Pr. Sch. (Sun. 26)

May 1-3

Durham Congress (website)




May 8-10

4NCL Weekend 5 (website)

Rhyl Congress



May 16




May 23




May 30




Jun 6




Jun 13




Jun 20




Jun 27




Jul 4




Jul 11




Jul 17-31

British Chess Championships

Torquay again (schedule)