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Hull Rapidplay

09/01/2022

4NCL Cong. Harrogate

21-23/01/2022

1st EJCOA

Ilkley IM Norm

23-27/02/2022

Doncaster Congress

25-27/02/2022

Yorkshire ECF August Ratings

YJCA Grand Prix, Hull

12/02/2022

Girls’ Chess Day, York

12/03/2022

 

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YCA Results, 2020-21

Pioneer On‑line League 2020‑21 (won by Hull & DCA A)

Farthing Cup 2020‑21 (won by South Yorkshire)

 

YCA Results, 2021-22

 

Event Results/Reports

(event date)

World Championship Game 5

Yes, another draw.

01/12/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Semi-Finals

Ch. White Rose 1 and Eagle & Child reach finals

30/11/2021

World Championship Game 4

Different opening, same result

30/11/2021

4NCL OTB Weekend 2 (Div 1/2)

24 games from rounds 1 and 2

28/11/2021

World Championship Game 3

Yes, another draw, but perhaps more interesting.

28/11/2021

Yorkshire Junior Chess Association

1st of new season of OTB Grand Prix events

27/11/2021

World Championship Game 2

Another draw, but more interesting (inc. game)

27/11/2021

World Championship Game 1

Drawn.  (Game included.)

26/11/2021

European Team Championships Round 9

Final round; 5 games

21/11/2021

4NCL OTB Weekend 1 (North only)

Round 1 & 2; Bradford A win both matches

21/11/2021

European Team Championships Round 8

England women score 2nd match win; 3 games

20/11/2021

European Team Championships Round 7

England women score 1st match win; 4 games

19/11/2021

European Team Championships Round 6

another England win (one game)

18/11/2021

European Team Championships (rounds 1 to 5)

after 5 of 9 rounds; five games to play through

18/11/2021

York A Bites the Dust

having last lost 5 seasons ago

17/11/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 7  Hebden Br.

win Div. 5; Ch. White Rose 1 & 2 to quarter-finals

16/11/2021

Rotherham Online Autumn Results

Winners and links to result tables

13/11/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 6  Yorkshire scores +8 matches, =2, -4 (9 games included)

02/11/2021

Scarborough Congress 2021

Andrew Ledger and David Zakarian 1st= in Open

31/10/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Season 4, Round 6

Three matches won, two drawn and two lost

28/10/2021

58th Hull Congress, 2021

results and with three games

24/10/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 5

Yorkshire wins 7 matches, draws 2 and loses 5

19/10/2021

ECF AGM, 2021

held as a hybrid face-to-face and Zoom meeting

16/10/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Season 4, Round 5

Particularly good showing by Leeds

14/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 9

Nicholas Pert wins title; 4 games

10/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 8

Ledger still in joint lead, 1 round left; 3 games

09/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 7

Ledger draws, Sučikova & Starley win; 3 games

08/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 6

Andrew Ledger draws after 113 moves; 3 games

07/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 5

Ledger beats Hebden to take sole lead; 3 games

06/10/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 4

Yorkshire wins 6 matches, draws 1 and loses 7

05/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 4

2 wins and a draw for Yorkshire players; 2 games

05/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 3

one win and two losses for Yorkshire players

04/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 2

Yorkshire players score win & 2 draws; 3 games

03/10/2021

British OTB Championship, Round 1

Mixed fortunes among Yorkshire players; 3 games

02/10/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Season 4, Round 4

Mixed fortunes

30/09/2021

Northumberland Congress, 2021

fortunes or 16 participating Yorkshire players

26/09/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 3

9 out of 14 Yorkshire-based teams win

21/09/2021

Rotherham Online Summer Cup

won by Sheffield University's Kacper Mytnik

17/09/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Season 4, Round 3

8-0 win for Leeds Juniors 1

16/09/2021

FIDE Online (Rapidplay) Olympiad 2021

Russia beats USA in final

15/09/2021

FIDE Online (Rapidplay) Olympiad 2021

Semi-Finals; Russia and USA reach final

14/09/2021

FIDE Online (Rapidplay) Olympiad 2021

Quarter-Finals

13/09/2021

26th 4NCL OTB Congress, Leamington Spa

with one game

12/09/2021

FIDE Online (Rapidplay) Olympiad 2021

England does not reach last 8

10/09/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 2

Mediocre results overall, but one 4-0 win

07/09/2021

European Individual Championship  Final Round: Demchenko wins title on tie-break

05/09/2021

European Individual Championship

England Players’ Games from Round 7

05/09/2021

European Individual Championship

Round 10 (to be completed after end of round)

04/09/2021

European Individual Championship

Round 9; entertaining game by Gawain Jones

03/09/2021

European Individual Championship

Round 8 results, 1 game

02/09/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Season 4, Round 2

4 teams draw 4-4, 1 wins and 1 loses

02/09/2021

European Individual Championship  Round 7 results; Covid puts some players in quarantine

01/09/2021

European Individual Championship

Round 6 results, with 3 games

31/08/2021

Other European Chess Union Events

Women’s Individual, Senior Teams and Indivs.

31/08/2021

Northumbria Masters OTB Congress

How 16 Yorkshire players fared.

30/08/2021

European Individual Championship

Round 5 results, including 2 games

30/08/2021

European Individual Championship

England round 4 results, including 2 games

29/08/2021

Sheffield OTB Open Junior Rapidplay  won by Max Parkhouse (Harrogate) & Ben Rich (York)

28/08/2021

European Individual Championship  Another draw from Gawain Jones in round 3 – 3 games

28/08/2021

European Individual Championship

Gawain Jones wins then draws in 1st two rounds

27/08/2021

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Round 1

Thirteen/fourteen Yorkshire-based teams

24/08/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Season 4, Round 1

Seven Yorkshire-based teams again

19/08/2021

Yorkshire Junior Chess Association

Results from on-line Summer Series of events

14/08/2021

10th 4NCL OL Congress

Paul Johnson 3rd-5th equal in Open

14/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 9

Arkle is the winner

08/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 9

postponed to Sunday! (“a number of issues”)

07/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 8

Gerasimos Giachos in sole lead on 6½ out of 8

06/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 7

Arkell shares lead with Gerasimos Giachos

05/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 6

Arkell now in sole lead on 5 out of 6

04/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 5

Adams and Arkell draw leaving 4 joint leaders

03/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 4

much as expected; Adams and Arkell lead

02/08/2021

British On-Line Championship Round 3

a round of surprises and upsets

01/08/2021

British On-Line Championships

start with very few Yorkshire participants

31/07/2021

Latest Rotherham Online Events

A report on results, by Peter Catt

27/07/2021

OTB U-1650 Mini Standardplay Tournament

indoors, in Sheffield

03/07/2021

7th Rotherham Online Championship

A report by Peter Catt

06/06/2021

On-Line 4NCL Finals

Hull & Beverley Romans 1 win Division 2

18/05/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Finals

Leeds Junior 1 wins Division 4

13/05/2021

ECF Inter-County Chess Meeting

Section grading/rating limits changed

08/05/2021

On-Line 4NCL Semi-Finals

2 out of 5 Yorkshire-based teams reach finals

04/05/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Semi-Finals

Two Yorkshire-based teams through to finals

29/04/2021

Return of OTB Chess in Sheffield

Report by Peter Catt on outdoor OTB trials

25/04/2021

ECF Finance Council Meeting

Report; membership fees stay the same, & more

24/04/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 7

5 Yorkshire-based teams reach semi-finals

20/04/2021

Rotherham On-Line Classical Results

A report by Peter Catt on latest slow-rate events

17/04/2021

Rotherham On-Line Rapidplay Results

A report by Peter Catt on inaugural rapidplay

17/04/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 7

3 Yorks. teams are through to the semi-finals

15/04/2021

Farthing Cup Round 3 (Final Round)

South Yorkshire have won by a whisker.

10/04/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 6

3 teams through to semi-finals with round to go

06/04/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 6

3 Yorks.-based teams now on 6 wins out of 6

01/04/2021

Farthing Cup Round 2

A second win for South, and a big win for North

27/03/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 5  (inc. 4 games)

Yorks. teams win 9 matches, draw 2 & lose 5

23/03/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 5

3 Yorks.-based teams now on 5 wins out of 5

18/03/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 4   (inc. 3 games)

Yorks. teams win 8 matches, draw 3 & lose 5

09/03/2021

Farthing Cup Round 1

Wins for South and East

06/03/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 4

3 Yorks.-based teams now on 4 wins out of 4

04/03/2021

Yorkshire Junior CA Grand Prix

won by Varun Nayak, after 5 events

27/02/2021

Pioneer Online League Play-Off

won by Hull & DCA A

27/02/2021

Rotherham Online Rating-Limited Events

Season 4 results

25/02/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 3

Yorks. teams win 10 matches, draw 2 & lose 4

23/02/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 3

6 out of 7 Yorkshire-based teams win matches

18/02/2021

Rotherham On-Line Championship Season 6

Results – winner Peter Ackley

10/02/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 2

Yorks. teams win 12 matches, draw 1 & lose 3

09/02/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 2

3 of 7 teams still on 100%

04/02/2021

Yorkshire On-Line Chess League

Hull finish top of table, equal with Huddersfield

30/01/2021

On-Line 4NCL Round 1  3rd season

16 Yorkshire-based teams participating (4 new)

26/01/2021

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 1  3rd season

7 Yorkshire-based teams participating

21/01/2021

Caplin Hastings Tournament

played on line, of course

10/01/2021

Rotherham Online Championship

A report by Peter Catt

05/01/2021

Brit. On-Line Championships – Final Results

Summary of final results – games to follow later

03/01/2021

British On-Line Open Rapidplay Champ.

Summary of results

02/01/2021

British On-Line Major Open Rapidplay

won by Douglas Vleeshhouwer (& U2000 res.)

30/12/2020

British On-Line Blitz Championship

won by Gawain Jones

30/12/2020

British On-Line Championships

Summary at the half-way stage

30/12/2020

European On-Line Blitz Championship

won by Gawain Jones

20/12/2020

Yorkshire On-Line Chess League

Second round (of 3) now played

12/12/2020

Junior On-Line 4NCL Finals

Hull & Friends 2 meet their match

10/12/2020

Yorkshire On-Line Chess League

First round now played

28/11/2020

On-Line 4NCL Semi-Final Round

Chessable White Rose 1 lose on board count(?)

01/12/2020

Junior On-Line 4NCL Semi-Finals

Hull & Friends 2 are through to the Finals

26/11/2020

EFC U-18 On-Line County Championship

Yorkshire finished in creditable 4th place

21/11/2020

On-Line 4NCL Round 7

Chessable White Rose 1 through to semi-finals

17/11/2020

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 7

Hull and Friends through to the semi-finals

12/11/2020

On-Line 4NCL Round 6

Penultimate round of group stage

03/11/2020

Junior On-Line 4NCL Round 6

Hull & Friends II score first match loss

29/10/2020

On-Line 4NCL Round 5

Chessable White Rose 1 on 5 wins out of 5

20/10/2020

ECF Annual General Meeting

Nigel Towers is new Director of Home Chess

17/10/2020

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Notices & Articles

(notice date)

Hull Rapidplay, 09/01/2022

details & entry info (on-line not working)

30/11/2021

County Matches, 2021-22

NCCU arrangements now known

29/11/2021

World Championship Rest Days

preparation advantage for player due White

29/11/2021

World Championship

Play starts 26th November, 12.30 p.m.

23/11/2021

OTB 4NCL Resumes

with 6 Yorkshire-based teams

18/11/2021

Death of Jack Duckworth

long-time member of Harrogate Chess Club

13/11/2021

Next Rotherham On-Line Events

Still time to enter the rapidplay events

13/11/2021

Girls’ Chess Day Planned

to be held on 12th March 2022, in York

26/10/2021

Mike Johnson Obituary by Andy Mort

now added

14/10/2021

Passing of Mike Johnson, Sheffield &DCA

at the age of 59

13/10/2021

York Inter-School Team Competition

Remember inter-school team chess?

12/10/2021

Election for ECF Post of Chief Executive

joint statement from M Pein and M Truran

11/10/2021

Doncaster Congress 2022

details now published

11/10/2021

British OTB Championships, 2021

3 Yorkshire players in the Championship

02/09/2021

Local League Resumption

OTB team chess resumes at reduced level

02/09/2021

British Rapidplay Cancelled

and holidaying alongside covid-carriers

30/09/2021

Change from Grades to Ratings

rewording of Rules; revision of result form

29/09/2021

Yorkshire Junior CA Back Over-the-Board

1st 2021-22 GP event in York on 27/11/2021

28/09/2021

Sheffield Venue

New venue, for 16/10/2021 at least

27/09/2021

York C has New Captain, also

Downloadable/Printable “Year Book” Info

27/09/2021

Doncaster Withdraws from League

with a hope to return in 2122-23

19/09/2021

Next Rotherham Online Events

Entries being taken for Rapid & Classical

18/09/2021

Doncaster Chess Congress 2022

now scheduled for 25th-27th February 2022

16/09/2021

Club Information Year Book

Progress report.

15/09/2021

Future Congresses in Yorkshire

Hull, Scarborough and Doncaster

13/09/2021

Calderdale has New Venue

for Yorkshire League matches

31/08/2021

4NCL On-Line, Season 4

13 (or 14) Yorkshire-based teams in the line-up

22/08/2021

White Rose Junior Chess Academy

Peter Cloudsdale announces winding up

21/08/2021

Return to OTB Local League Chess

Plans show various approaches

20/08/2021

Club Information 2021-22

Some venues and captains as yet unknown

12/08/2021

Sheffield Junior Open Rapidlay, 28/08/2021

Entries invited

09/08/2021

ECF Award - Contribution to On-Line Chess

to Oliver Brennan of Rotherham Online

09/08/2021

Yorkshire League Fixtures 2021-22

Provisional fixtures for checking

05/08/2021

ECF 1st August Over-the-Board Ratings

Yorkshire extract added to website

02/08/2021

New ECF Arbiters

Jonathan Arnott and Stephen Greep enrolled

02/08/2021

Regional County Challenge, Summer 2021

masks, ventilation, distancing and sanitisation

29/07/2021

Inter-County Chess Matches, 2021-22

as discussed at NCCU AGM 24/07/2021

28/07/2021

ECF Covid Guidance Updated

to reflect Covid unlocking Step 4

22/07/2021

Two Different Approaches Adopted

to the resumption of local league chess

22/07/2021

ECF Silver Member Representatives

Steve Westmoreland stands for election

15/07/2021

Re-Emergence of Over-the-Board Chess

both in individual and team events

14/07/2021

Entries Needed

for the 2021-22 Yorkshire League

12/07/2021

Death of Peter Ballard of Rotherham

Apologies for delayed report

12/07/2021

Updated Version of Preceding Notice

No meeting; e-mail to launch new season

12/07/2021

YCA AGM and Yorkshire League Restart

No AGM yet, but Executive meeting mooted

11/07/2021

Another Locally-Written Book

1.e4 Coffeehouse Repertoire by Gawain Jones

07/07/2021

Covid Round-Up

A review of the last 16 months or so

28/06/2021

ChessFest in Trafalgar Square, 18/07/2021

organised by Chess in Schools & Communities

21/06/2021

The Queen’s Gambit – Accepted!

Book by Jonathan Arnott and Rosie Irwin

16/06/2021

Inter-County Chess Revival

New captains may be needed, if play returns

14/06/2021

ECF Membership Renewal

Bargain offer from the ECF

14/06/2021

Entries Invited for 2nd S. Yorks. Online Open Rapidplay, and slower Rating-Limited events

06/06/2021

Follow-on Contribution from David Mills

Inc. games from Hull Junior Champ’ship 1970

26/05/2021

Death of Ernie Little

of Harrogate

20/05/2021

CHESS: A Beginner's Guide

book written by Noel Stewart of York

14/05/2021

On-Line Chess Club for Secondary Schools

A note from Dan Staples

28/04/2021

British Chess Championships 2021

On line, but with both on-line and o-t-b finals

19/04/2021

Re-Start of Yorkshire League

Proposals from the Competitions Controller

17/04/2021

Farthing Cup

Trophy now procured; photograph

17/04/2021

Rotherham On-Line Events

Entries invited

17/04/2021

Eligibility for Re-Election of ECF Directors

Another item on the ECF Meeting Agenda

06/04/2021

ECF County Championship Proposals

and plans for a friendly OTB event (if possible)

05/04/2021

Impact of Covid on ECF Finances

and fixing of 2021/22 fees

05/04/2021

ECF Finance Council

to take place by Zoom, on 24/04/2021

05/04/2021

Gawain Jones’s Early Days in York with broader biog. material (& a 2001 game added)

21/03/2021

ECF March 2021 Ratings

for what they are worth in the present climate

18/03/2021

Rapidplay Game Added to Game Page

Q+Ps loses to B+B+N+Ps (Babu v Hackner)

14/03/2021

The Resumption of Inter-Team Chess

Some views on potential problems

08/03/2021

The “Road Map” and Easing of Restrictions

Cautious plans of various organisations

08/03/2021

Bradford Chess Centre

Plans for the launch

08/03/2021

Two Junior Games Added to Games Page

from Junior 4NCL round 4

07/03/2021

Three Games Added to Games page

from 4NCL round 3

05/03/2021

Hull Rapidplay, 11 April, Cancelled

or re-postponed?

28/02/2021

Rotherham Online Rating-Limited Events

Entries invited for Season 5

25/02/2021

Contribution from David Mills

Inc. 2 games from Hull CC Handicap 1969-70

22/02/2021

Website Revamp

Departure from Year Book-oriented left panel

21/02/2021

New ECF Registered Coaches Scheme

Info, including how to become registered

19/02/2021

On-Line Chess in Yorkshire  Present state,

also a game, and a brief lesson in Gaelic

14/02/2021

ECF Newsletter Piece on Gawain Jones

Additional bits

13/02/2021

Next YCA On-Line Team Event Plans

“Ridings” (or “Farthings”) Cup

10/02/2021

S. Yorkshire Online Rapidplay Tournament

Entries invited

10/02/2021

Next Rotherham Online Tournaments

Follow supplied link to enter

13/01/2021

Death of Malcolm R Peart

of Scarborough

10/01/2021

On-Line League Round-3 Fixtures

Date and pairings

05/01/2021

Death of John Bycroft

of Hull

04/01/2021

Yorkshire Junior Chess 2020

A report by Peter Cloudsdale

20/12/2020

Yorkshire On-Line Chess League

update and date for Final

17/12/2020

Northumbria Masters

now deferred to August 2021

10/12/2020

Yorkshire On-Line Chess League &c

Invitation to clubs to enter teams

11/11/2020

Death of Ian Thackray

of Leeds and Rose Forgrove

04/11/2020

Black Holes and Chess

Happy birthday to Dr Jonathan Penrose

07/10/2020

Hull 4NCL Congress 2020

now on line – details from Stephen Greep

07/10/2020

ECF AGM, 17/10/2020, Zoom

How should Yorkshire CA vote?

29/09/2020

Yorkshire Junior CA Goes On-line

Four Grand Prix Events Planned

29/09/2020

Harrogate Congress Cancelled  leaving o-t-b congress calendar empty Oct to Dec

29/09/2020

Some Event Reports Total Garbage

further warning re new ECF rating website

21/09/2020

League Result Presentation Problems

on new ECF Rating website

20/09/2020

Farham Congress Cancelled – but plans for

Doncaster Congress 2021 being developed

18/09/2020

Northumberland Congress Cancelled

due to Covid “double whammy”

18/09/2020

Yorkshire Extract of ECF Rating List

as at the end of August

13/09/2020

New ECF Rating System Goes Live

with monthly rating now operational

12/09/2020

New Restrictions on Social Gatherings

impact, & how to run a 6-player otb team event

12/09/2020

Death of John Brooke

of Bradford by birth and residence

11/09/2020

August Update to ECF Grades  Corrections made to 86 Yorkshire players’ July grades

30/08/2020

North v South On-Line Challenge Match

exhortation to sign up for the North team

24/08/2020

Congress Calendar 2020-21

updated to reflect later date for Harrogate

19/08/2020

Northumberland Congress, 25-27-09-2020

still on course; an update

18/08/2020

YCA Plans for 2020-21  League still suspended, but interim alternatives proposed

11/08/2020

Click here for Index to Earlier Notices &c