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Event Results/Reports

(event date)

Latest Correspondence Chess Results

in inter-county and other events

12/06/2024

A Big Thank You

From Under-1850 captain to hos players

10/06/2024

ECF County Championship 2024 Semi-Finals

Yorkshire wins one match but loses two

08/06/2024

English Seniors Championships

with 37 of the games

28/05/2024

Relegation Play-Off

Determining 9th place in Woodhouse Cup

11/05/2024

1st Scarborough Rapidplay

Open won by Paul Hutchinson of Scarborough

11/05/2024

ECF County Championship ¼ Finals

Yorkshire v Hampshire in Under-1850 section

11/05/2024

ECF County Championship ¼-Finals

Yorkshire v Kent in Under-1450 section

11/05/2024

Postscript to 4NCL 2023-24

Comments by Rupert Jones

10/05/2024

4NCL 2023-24, Rounds 9, 10 & 11

Final three rounds

06/05/2024

ECF U-1850: Yorkshire 12½-3½ Staffordshire

Yorks. through to meet Hampshire in ¼-finals

27/04/2024

EJCOA NYC Zonal, Sheffield

one of 4 in the North this year.

20/04/2024

Sheffield International

One IM norm earned

14/04/2024

EJCOA NYC Zonal, York

one of 4 in the North this year.

07/04/2024

Final NCCU County Matches

Yorkshire involved in three of them

24/03/2024

7th Darnall & Handsworth Rapidplay

Outright 1st place in each section

23/03/2024

NCCU Under 1850 Championship

Yorkshire beats Merseyside

17/03/2024

4NCL 2023-24, Rounds 7 & 8, 2nd Leg

Round 7 & 8 results with 32 games

17/03/2024

4NCL 2023-24, Rounds 7 & 8, 1st Leg

CWR 3 lose 2-4 in rd 7, win 4-2 in rd 8; 4 games

10/03/2024

Yorkshire Junior CA 2023-24 Event 3

at Holmfirth; also final Grand Prix placings

09/03/2024

British Rapidplay 2024

How Yorkshire players fared and 4 games

03/03/2024

Doncaster Congress 2024

193 participants, as last year

25/02/2024

Yorkshire U18s Team Championship

Hull & ER top of Div.1, Sheffield B top of Div.2

25/02/2024

Hull & ER A v Calderdale A in Woodhouse Cup

Photographs and the game from board 2

17/02/2024

4NCL 2023-24 Round 5  2 won matches, 2 drawn and 4 lost by Yorkshire-based teams

11/02/2024

Yorkshire Junior CA 2023-24 Event 2

at Hymers College, Hull

03/02/2024

Hull & East Riding Matches

Photographs taken by David Mills

27/01/2024

Yorkshire v Cumbria in NCCU Under-1850

comfortably won by Yorkshire

28/01/2024

4NCL Harrogate Congress  Yorkshire players among those sharing section 1st prizes

21/01/2024

NCCU Pennine Cup 2023-24 (Under-18 team rapidplay) Won by Yorkshire A ahead of 15 others

14/01/2024

4NCL 2023-24 Rounds 3 & 4, Divisions 1, 2 and 3K

Limited success for Yorkshire-based teams

14/01/2024

Calderdale v Kirklees

Match played outdoors in the Piece Hall, Halfiax

06/01/2024

Hull & East Riding Rapid Play 2024

108 participants

07/01/2024

4NCL 2023-24 Rounds 3 & 4, Divisions 4 and 3B

Chessable White Rose 3 in action; 4 games

07/01/2024

49th Inter-County Blitz Junior Team “Battle”

with 2 games by YJCA players

01/01/2020

Merry Xmas and a Happy New Year from Meltham

by Steve Westmoreland

19/12/2023

Conclusion of Keddie Cup

Won by all-junior team ‘The Smothered Mates’

13/12/2023

Yorkshire Open Rapidplay  1st-2nd= in Open: Gawain Jones and Jacob Connor Boswell

26/11/2023

Yorkshire v Greater Manchester

In NCCU Open and Under 1850 sections

25/11/2023

4NCL 2023-24 Rounds 1 & 2, Divisions 4 and 3B

Rounds 1 & 2 completed

19/11/2023

4NCL 2023-24 Rounds 1 & 2, Divisions 1, 2 and 3K

New season kicks off

12/11/2023

Yorkshire Junior CA 2023-24 Event 1

at Bradford Grammar

11/11/2023

Scarborough Congress 2023

335 participants (even more had been hoped for!!)

29/10/2023

Scarborough Junior Rapidplay 2023

Maksym Kryshtafor wins Under 11

28/10/2023

ECF National Club Championships 2023

Hull & District clubs win two of the three sections

22/10/2023

Sheffield Congress 2023

A successful revival of a previously-popular event

08/10/2023

Sheffield Chess Centre Open Junior Congress

Open won by Maksym Kryshtafor of York

24/09/2023

The Keddie Cup Rapidplay team competition in memory of David Keddie

21/09/2023

Yorkshire Individual Championship

won by Joe Varley at Hull Congress

10/09/2023

Hull 4NCL Congress 2023

with 6 games

10/09/2023

6th Darnall & Handsworth Rapidplay

Numbers 25% down on March event

02/09/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 11

Final day: Adams is Champion; 6 Championship games.

30/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 10

4 championship games, 3 under-10 games

29/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 9

4 Championship games

28/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 8

3 Championship games

27/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 7

3 Championship games

26/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 6  Start of the Junior Championships; 3 Championship games

25/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 5  Start of the Over-nn Championships; 5 main Champ’ games

24/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 4

Weekend event ends; two more games

23/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Day 3

Results of Yorkshire players; two games

22/07/2023

British Championships 2023, Days 1 and 2

Results of Yorkshire players

21/07/2023

YJCA Grand Prix 3

Third and final 2022-23 YJCA Grand Prix event

08/07/2023

Northern “Gigafinal”, Manchester Penultimate stage in UK Chess Challenge for under 18s

02/07/2023

ECF County Championship Finals

Yorkshire wins Under 1650 section

01/07/2023

Cleethorpes Rapidplay

97 participants

25/06/2023

2nd Ilkley Chess Festival  Open 1st shared by

Thomas Wills (Sheffield) & Darwin Ursal (Halifax)

18/06/2023

UK Chess Challenge Megafinal, York

52 players qualify for Northern Gigafinal

11/06/2023

ECF County Championship Semi-Finals

Yorkshire through to finals of U-1850 and U-1650

10/06/2023

English Chess Championships

Hull’s Kamila Hryshchenko 2nd= in Women’s Ch.

29/05/2023

ECF County Championship Quarter-Finals (2)

Yorkshire U1650s beat Surrey

20/05/2023

ECF County Championship Quarter-Finals (1)

Yorkshire U1850s beat Essex

13/05/2023

English Seniors’ Championships 2023

Four Yorkshire-resident participants

08/05/2023

Hebden Bridge Success

in on-line 4NCL

02/05/2023

4NCL Rounds 9 to 11 (all divisions)

after final round

01/05/2023

ECF Finance Council Meeting

membership system to be reviewed

22/04/2023

British Rapidplay Championship 2023

run by 4NCL in Bingley

16/04/2023

Reserve Match

Is rule flexibility appropriate re board numbers?

01/04/2023

4NCL Rounds 7 & 8 (Divisions 3E & 4)

Hull & East Riding Tigers now 2nd= in table

26/03/2023

5th Darnall & Handsworth Rapidplay

107 participants

25/03/2023

Under 2050 County Match

Yorkshire finishes first in Open

25/03/2023

4NCL Rounds 7 & 8 (Divisions 1, 2 and 3W)

Chessable White Rose 1, 2 & 3 results

18/03/2023

Snow Stopped Play

YJCA Grand Prix 3 snowed off

11/03/2023

Open and Under 2050 County Matches

Yorkshire finishes third in Open

05/03/2023

Doncaster Congress 2023

193 participants

26/02/2023

Open Section County Match

Yorkshire loses to Greater Manchester

19/02/2023

4NCL Rounds 5 & 6 (Divisions 1 and 3E)

Results and current placings in tables

13/02/2023

Blackpool Chess Conference 2023

24 Yorkshire players competing

12/02/2023

Yorkshire Junior CA Grand Prix Event 2

88 participants divided into 4 sections, at Hull

11/02/2003

4NCL Rounds 5 & 6 (Division 3W)

Chessable White Rose 3 results

05/02/2023

Cleethorpes Rapidplay 2023 - postscript

Report by Nigel Birtwhistle, with photographs

03/07/2023

County Match Result

Yorkshire beats Cumbria in NCCU U-1850

23/01/2023

4NCL Harrogate Congress 2023

Paul Townsend & Joe Varley 1st-5th= in Open

22/01/2023

Hull Rapidplay, 2023

Entries exceed 100

15/01/2023

4NCL Rounds 3 & 4 (Divisions 1, 2 and 3W)

Chessable White Rose results, inc. 9 games

15/01/2023

4NCL Rounds 3 & 4 (Division 3 East)

Hull & E. R. Tigers lose a match and win one

08/01/2023

Girls’ Training Day

Aashita RoyChowdhury wins tournament

21/12/2022

York D v Holmfirth

Match report from Steve Westmoreland

10/12/2022

Bolton Rapidplay

16 Yorkshire participants

04/12/2022

County Match Results

Yorkshire beats Greater Manchester in U-1850

03/12/2022

Yorkshire at the World 65+ Championships

Two Yorkshire players participating

26/11/2022

County Match Results

U2050, U1650 and U1450 v. Gr. Manchester

26/11/2022

Yorkshire Junior CA Grand Prix Event 1

79 participants divided into 4 sections, at York

18/11/2022

4NCL Rounds 1 & 2 (Division 3 East)

A won match and a drawn match for Hull & ERT

06/11/2022

Scarborough Congress 2022

337 participants

30/10/2022

4NCL Rounds 1 & 2 (Divisions 1, 2 and 3W)

The latest cycle of over-the-board 4NCL starts.

23/10/2022

UK Chess Challenge Terafinals

How the few Northern players fared.

16/10/2022

Hull Congress

152 participants

16/10/2022

Crewe Congress

116 participants

16/10/2022

Northumberland Congress

5 out of 5 in Minor for Yorkshire player.

02/10/2022

1st Ilkley Chess Festival

Results from 4 sections

18/09/2022

Rotherham On Line Summer Cup Results

Won by Greg Eagleton of Huddersfield

16/09/2022

Northumbria Masters 2022

Final results of Yorkshire players

30/08/2022

British Championships 2022

Final results.

21/08/2022

44th Olympiad, Chennai (Madras), India

Round-by-round result page after final round

09/08/2022

European Youth Rapid & Blitz Champ’s

Maksym Kryshtafor wins Under-8 Rapid & Blitz

22/07/2022

YJCA 9-Player Elite Event, Ilkley

Won by Alex Royle

17/07/2022

HASSRA Yorks. & Humber Individual Report

by David Mills

15/07/2022

EJCOA National Youth Finals

Fortunes of 2 Yorkshire players participating

10/07/2022

UKCC Northern Gigafinal, Manchester  day 2

U-12s, U-14s and U-18s

10/07/2022

UKCC Northern Gigafinal, Manchester  day 1

Three 1st places for Yorkshire in U-8s & U-10s

09/07/2022

Richard Palliser Simul v York Juniors

Wins for Maksym Kryshtafor & Aaron Rich

07/07/2022

Games Added to U-1850 Final Match

all 16 games added

07/07/2022

Rotherham On Line

Summer Rapidplay results

05/07/2022

FIDE Candidates, 2022

after the 14th and final round

04/07/2022

Cleethorpes Rapidplay

c. 30 out of the 86 players were from Yorkshire

03/07/2022

ECF English County Finals  Yks. U-1850s lose

Yorkshire Open team lose on board count

02/07/2022

FIDE Senior Team Championships

Three England winning teams

29/06/2022

4NCL OTB Weekend 5

The final rounds of the season, 10 & 11

26/06/2022

Yorkshire AGM 2022

unofficial interim report

18/06/2022

York Megafinal

Local Megafinal in UK Chess Challenge 2022

12/06/2022

ECF County Championships ½-Finals

2 matches won and 1 match lost

11‑12/06/2022

24th South Lakes Congress

One Yorkshire player in prize list

05/06/2022

Roses Match: York v Lancaster

Neville Pearce reports on the 30th match

29/05/2022

English Championship 2022 Round 7 (final)

Oskar Hackner finishes 4th-7th equal

22/05/2022

ECF County Championships ¼-Finals

2 matches won and 1 match lost

21/05/2022

English Championship 2022 Rounds 5 & 6

Round 5, with round 6 to be added later.

21/05/2022

English Championship 2022 Rounds 3 & 4

The 2 Yorkshire players play energetically

20/05/2022

English Championship 2022 Rounds 1 & 2

2 Yorkshire players participating

19/05/2022

ECF County Championships ¼-Finals

2 Matches won and 1 match lost

14/05/2022

British Over-50 and Over-65 Championships

Report after final round.  (8 games included)

07/05/2022

4NCL OTB Weekend 4

1 game to play through, more to be added

02/05/2022

Rotherham Spring Cup

Results from last on-line standard rate event

01/05/2022

ECF Finance Council Meeting Outcomes

membership fees stay unaltered (except one)

23/04/2022

Lancashire Wins NCCU U-1650 Section

but Yorkshire gets though to ECF semi-finals

17/04/2022

Yorkshire Wins NCCU U-1450 Section

So qualifying for the ECF “final stages”

10/04/2022

Northumberland Wins NCCU Open Section

with Yorkshire 2nd (so qualifying for ECF stage)

10/04/2022

Three More County-Matches Results

Yorkshire wins one and loses two

26/03/2022

& 03/04/2022

4NCL OTB Weekend 3 (Div 1/2, Rds 5 & 6)

rd 5 & 6 results & 32 games to play through

27/03/2022

Yorkshire v Lancashire

in NCCU Open & U1850 sections

20/03/2022

Blackpool Congress 2022

Andrew Ledger & Tim Wall 1st-7th in Open

13/03/2022

Northumberland v Yorkshire

in NCCU Open section, 2021-22

06/03/2022

Rotherham Online Winter Rapid

and parallel Classical event results

03/03/2022

Doncaster Congress, 2022

Section-by-section results

27/02/2022

4NCL OTB Weekend 2 (Rounds 3 & 4)

32 games to play through on screen

13/02/2022

Yorkshire Junior Chess Association 2021-22

event 2, in Hull

12/02/2022

4NCL On-Line Season 5, Round 1

5 Yorkshire-based teams in play

27/01/2022

4NCL Harrogate Congress 2022

Keith Arkell wins Open

23/01/2022

Hull Rapidplay 2022

Paul Townsend wins Open

09/01/2022

Rotherham Online

Latest tournament results

06/02/2022

4NCL On-Line Season 4, Finals

Eagle & Child win Division 4

14/12/2021

World Championship Game 11

Carlsen wins again and so retains championship

10/12/2021

England v Rest of the World Round 6

RoW wins 10-8.

09/12/2021

England v Rest of the World Round 5

Rest of World now lead 8-7, with a round to go

08/12/2021

World Championship Game 10

Another draw: Carlsen 6½-3½ Niepomniashchy

08/12/2021

England v Rest of the World Round 4

Rest of World now lead 7-5

07/12/2021

World Championship Game 9

Carlsen wins again to go 3 points ahead

07/12/2021

England v Rest of the World Round 3

Rest of World edge back into the lead

05/12/2021

World Championship Game 8

Carlsen wins again, making title retention likely

05/12/2021

England v Rest of the World Round 2

Team totals now equal at 3-3

04/12/2021

World Championship Game 7

Another drawn Ruy Lopez.

04/12/2021

World Championship Game 6

The first win.

03/12/2021

England v Rest of World

3rd to 9th December 2021, round 1

03/12/2021

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 1-5)

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 ¼-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

Click here for Index to Earlier Reports &c

 

Notices & Articles

(notice date)

YCA AGM Notice and Agenda

with other papers to follow

07/06/2024

YCA ECF June Ratings

3,736 players with standard and/or rapidplay ratings

01/06/2024

YCA AGM

“When and where?” people are asking

31/05/2024

Yorkshire League – FINAL CALL FOR ENTRIES

Notice from Andrew Zigmond

28/05/2024

Yorkshire League Player Statistics

Who scored most points or scored highest percentages.

01/05/2024

Yorkshire ECF May Ratings

3,683 players of whom 453 played in the Yorks. League.

01/05/2024

ECF Finance Council Meeting

Fee increases; important info on Government grants

27/04/2024

South Lakes Congress Cancelled

Message from the congress organisers

26/04/2024

Yorkshire Juniors Selected to Play for England

in the Glorney Cup and related events

24/04/2024

Yorkshire League - end of season and looking forward

Notice from Andrew Zigmond

22/04/2024

ECF Finance Council Meeting, More Papers

re Game Fee, Pay-to-Play and DDCMS grant

09/04/2024

Ineligible Players

A look at 2023-24, 2022-23 and 2021-22

08/04/2024

Yorkshire v Staffordshire U-1850 27/04/2024

Arrangement details supplied by Rupert Jones

04/04/2024

ECF Finance Council Meeting, Notice Issued

With probable outcome of membership fee determination

04/04/2024

Update on Yorkshire v Kent U-1450 Match

Date and venue etc finalised

01/04/2024

Year-on-Year Growth in Numbers of Rated Players

in Yorkshire as compared with the ECF as a whole

01/04/2024

Yorkshire ECF April Ratings

3,646 “Yorkshire” players in the April list

01/04/2024

Yorkshire Under 1450 Team

Player recruitment appeal by team captain

29/03/2024

ECF County Championship Pairings

now announced

29/03/2024

ECF County Championships 2024

Participants and match schedule

25/03/2024

Incident at the Yorkshire v Northumberland Match

at Darlington on 24/03/2024

25/03/2024

Yorkshire League Rule A12

One violation, but no names mentioned

14/03/2024

Yorkshire League Rule A16

An analysis of reported results to date

12/03/2024

Yorkshire League Penalties Points

as incurred under Rule A5, now on LMS and here

05/03/2024

Sheffield International

IM-qualifier and FIDE-rated Open

02/03/2024

Yorkshire ECF March Ratings

3,604 “Yorkshire” players in the March list

01/03/2024

Results of Appeals

Report by Steve Westmoreland

29/02/2024

The Vexed Question of Mobile Phones

raises its head again

23/02/2024

YCA League Rules Now on YCA Website

c. 20 months after it being set up

23/02/2024

British Championships 2024

to be held in Hull, also the Glorney Cup

14/02/2024

1st Yorkshire Blitz Championship

Scheduled for 13th July 2024 at Bradford Latvians

12/02/2024

EJCOA Indiv. Champs. - South Yorkshire Zonal

at Sheffield Chess Centre on 20th April

05/02/2024

Lancashire and Inter-County Chess

Things evidently edging forwards

03/02/2024

Yorkshire ECF February Ratings

3,533 “Yorkshire” players in the February list

01/02/2024

Silver Rook

Update

29/01/2024

Silver Rook Play-Off Reporting

reaching the parts LMS does not reach

23/01/2024

British Rapidplay Championship

venue switched from Bradford to Peterborough

22/01/2024

Darnall & Handsworth FIDE-Rated Rapidplay

On Saturday 25th of March.  Now open for entries.

22/01/2024

Play-Off Stage of Silver Rook

Fixtures now published

16/01/2024

Scarborough Chess Club Rapidplay

Notice, with entry forms, of event on 11th May

12/01/2024

3rd Ilkley Congress

Sat. 22nd and Sun. 23rd June

08/01/2024

Cotswold Chess Congress

Sat, 25 to Mon. 27th May 2024 in Gloucester

07/01/2024

Yorkshire ECF January Ratings

3,487 “Yorkshire” players in the January list

01/01/2024

Yorkshire ECF December Ratings

With a decrease in A-category players (why?)

01/12/2023

Sheffield Chess Centre Rapidplay

16th December 2023 – entries invited

25/11/2023

ECF Board Appointments

New Finance Director and 3rd Non-Executive Director

12/11/2023

Yorkshire ECF November Ratings

with an increase in player total of 52 players

01/11/2023

New Doncaster Website

Doncaster & DCA back on the web

30/10/2023

ECF AGM 2023

Gold & Silver Membership levels merged; Bronze retained

15/10/2023

NCCU Pennine Cup (for U-18 teams) 2023-24

Announcement of arrangements

08/10/2023

Yorkshire ECF October Ratings

with an increase in player total of 52 players

01/10/2023

Sharing a Board with Douwe Hendrik Westra

Article by David Mills

27/09/2023

Sharing a Board with Roelof Douwe Westra

Article by David Mills

27/09/2023

Kirklees Library Chess

Article by Steve Westmoreland

26/09/2023

Yorkshire Chess County Teams

A county player-recruitment e-mail

21/09/2023

NCCU County Matches 2023-24

Entrants & pairings (but no dates yet)

21/09/2023

ECF Awards 2023

Two Yorkshire-based recipioents

20/09/2023

Inferences from Yorkshire Rating Statistics

in response to an inquirer

08/09/2023

What’s Happening on This Website

now that there is a new YCA website

04/09/2023

Yorkshire ECF September Ratings

with an increase in player total of just 14 players

01/09/2023

ECF Membership Structure (postscript)

numerical working

29/08/2023

ECF Membership Structure

Board proposals to October AGM

28/08/2023

Membership Renewal E-Mail from ECF

Problem with broken link

18/08/2023

Government Funding for Chess

is pre-announced in the press

14/08/2023

NCCU AGM

Summary report.  One Yorkshire action point.

13/08/2023

National Rating Distribution Bar-Chart

compared with the Yorkshire one

04/08/2023

Rating Distribution Bar-Chart

covering Yorkshire players in August rating list

03/08/2023

Yorkshire ECF August Ratings

which include results from the British Championships

01/08/2023

Yorkshire Open Team Captaincy

filled by Randy Donahue

27/07/2023

New YCA Website

Progress being made

26/07/2023

Finalised YCA League Fixtures for 2023-24

and change of name of teams from Hull & DCA

23/07/2023

British Championships 2023 have commenced

with 19+ Yorkshire players in main sections

22/07/2023

Draft YCA League Fixtures for 2023-24

Speak now, or forever hold your peace!

19/07/2023

Ilkley Chess Centre - Rapidplay Tournaments 2023

message from organiser Andrew Wainwright

19/07/2023

2022-23 Yorkshire Junior League Player Performances

ranked by absolute score and percentage score

15/07/2023

2022-23 Yorkshire League Player Performances

ranked by absolute score and percentage score

15/07/2023

4NCL Over-the-Board, 2023-24

Details for coming season now published

15/07/2023

YCA AGM 2023

webmaster’s personal report

14/07/2023

Death of Peter C Gibbs

at the age of 89

10/07/2023

Yorkshire ECF July Ratings

gradual increase in number of players continues

01/07/2023

Yorkshire Open Rapidplay

advance details

01/07/2023

England Under-11 Qualifier

alongside this year’s Scarborough Congress

01/07/2023

Manchester Summer Congress 2023

Entries invited

01/07/2023

Update on Yorkshire League 2023-24

Andrew Zigmond provides latest position, pre-AGM

21/06/2023

YCA AGM Agenda

now sent out by Dale Cullum

20/06/2023

Guernsey International Chess Festival 2023

Entries invited

18/06/2023

Cleethorpes Rapidplay

Entries invited

06/06/2023

Manchester Summer Chess Congress 2023

Notice of congress 18th-20th August in Bolton

04/06/2023

Further Notice re YCA AGM

from YCA Secretary Dale Cullum

03/06/2023

Yorkshire ECF June Ratings

gradual increase in number of players continues

01/06/2023

Provisional Dates for 2023-24

from Andrew Zigmond

31/05/2023

Message from Andrew Zigmond

as YCA Competitions Controller

15/05/2023

Death of Sue Maroroa Jones

wife of Gawain Jones

15/05/2023

Humorous Slip in Advert

advertising new chess computer

12/05/2023

Two Games Added to 4NCL-Final Report

on theme of “comedy of errors”

10/05/2023

Yorkshire ECF May O-t-B Ratings

stabilising again

01/05/2023

Single-Rate ECF Membership

and Silver-Gold merger explored

26/04/2023

Yorkshire Team Competition Winners

following the final round of the League

23/04/2023

ECF County Championship Pairings

and dates

09/04/2023

2nd Ilkley Chess Centre Chess Festival

entries invited

05/04/2023

Nominations for ECF County Champ’s

from all five Unions

05/04/2023

Yorkshire ECF April O-t-B Ratings

Non-returners now dropping out of list

02/04/2023

NCCU Nominations to ECF

for ECF County Championships

28/03/2023

Yorkshire ECF March O-t-B Ratings

Analysis by rating category

01/03/2023

Cleethorpes Rapidplay 2023

change of date

28/02/2023

Yorkshire ECF February O-t-B Ratings

Significant increase in number of rated players

04/02/2023

Darnall & Handsworth Rapidplay

details announced

17/01/2023

Mark Whitehead

funeral arrangements added

16/01/2023

Death of Mark Whitehead

At the early age of 56

11/01/2023

Lancashire

New website, but other problems to solve

07/01/2023

Ilkley Chess Centre

New Website and 2nd Chess Festival

30/12/2022

British Rapidplay Championship 2023

New organisers announced

29/12/2022

ECF ChessMoves for December 2022

with two Yorkshire-related articles

29/12/2022

York Explore Library Chess Club

Planned new Sunday afternoon club

17/12/2022

Geography & Population of NCCU Counties

before and after 1974 changes

13/12/2022

Yorkshire League Clash with World Cup

on 10th December - message from controller

04/12/2022

Current Uptake of County OTB Team Chess

across the 5 Unions

01/12/2022

U-1450 Captain’s Report and “Thank You”

to team members

28/11/2022

Rotherham Online Winter Cup Rapidplay

Entries invited

21/11/2022

Launch of Yorkshire Under 18s’ League

14 4-board teams involved.

13/11/2022

Post-Covid Resumption of Winter Leagues

Update on Harrogate

12/11/2022

A Curious “Humberside” Myth

Curious speculation on a popular forum

08/11/2022

Forest Hall Rapidplay (Series of 5)

has had to be cancelled

05/11/2022

EFC AGM 2022

for those who may be interested

15/10/2022

Calling Under-1450 Players

Capt. Steve Westmoreland looking for players

09/10/2022

NCCU AGM 2022

Manchester Chess Federation admitted

08/10/2022

Death of Duco Westra

and funeral arrangements for both brothers

08/10/2022

Girls’ Training Day (and fun tournament)

scheduled for 21/12/2022 at Alwoodley

02/10/2022

October ECF Ratings

Players in Yorks. extract up from 1603 to 1636

01/10/2022

2nd York 1-Day School Team Competition

organised for 13th November

01/10/2022

Tribute to Roelof Westra

from Peter Cloudsdale

01/10/2022

Death of Roelof Westra

In his 91st year

30/09/2022

Northern Chess Counties

and a possible development on the cards

26/09/2022

Post-Covid Resumption of Winter Leagues

Participation almost back to 2019-20 levels

20/09/2022

Further Note on Club Information

Silver Rook details sent out and rest to follow

18/09/2022

Yorkshire Junior Chess 2022-2023

Personal forward look by Peter Cloudsdale

17/09/2022

Info for First Round of League Fixtures

a message from Andrew Zigmond

17/09/2022

Sheffield Match Venue

new venue for 2022-23

17/09/2022

Non-Withdrawal of York C

from I M Brown, but captaincy problems

17/09/2022

Withdrawal of Wakefield B

from Silver Rook

06/09/2022

New YCA Website

and policy on personal contact details

05/09/2022

Yorks. Extract from ECF September Ratings

Same number of players as in August

01/08/2022

British Championships 2022

being held 8th to 21st August - overview

13/08/2022

ECF Small Club of the Year Award, 2022

goes to Holmfirth Chess Club

06/08/2022

4NCL Arrangements

Divisions, dates and venues now clarified

05/08/2022

Dewsbury Re-Enters League

bringing Silver Rook teams up to 10

01/08/2022

Yorks. Extracts from ECF August Ratings

40 new players in the August extract

01/08/2022

Scarborough Re-Enters League

bringing Sliver Rook teams up to 9

27/07/2022

ECF ChessMoves July (& August?) 2022

Articles by Steve Westmoreland

23/07/2022

Chess Teaching Training Course

1st Sept, Leeds; expressions of interest sought

23/07/2022

44th Olympiad, Chennai (Madras), India

Preview; first round scheduled for 29/07/2022

21/07/2022

Yorks. Extracts from ECF Monthly Ratings

as relevant to Yorkshire League

21/07/2022

Ilkley Chess Congress 16-18 September

Entries invited

18/07/2022

Playing Equipment for Use by Congresses

now that Chess Direct has closed down

15/07/2022

Rotherham Online Summer Cup

Entries invited

14/07/2022

DRAFT League Fixture Schedule

now published

10/07/2022

Phishing E-mails

“Are you free?”

10/07/2022

Date Clash of Junior Events

& one player playing in 2 events at same time!

09/07/2022

McMillan Fundraising Events at Holmfirth

simuls, cake, and a Peak District Mighty Hike

06/07/2022

Vacant Posts Filled

Secretary for Junior Chess and 2 captaincies

06/07/2022

Name Change

Why “Yorkshire Chess News”?

28/06/2022

4NCL Structure for 2022-23

now with 2 Divisions 3

27/06/2022

Demise of Inter-County Chess in the NCCU

and possible remedies

25/06/2022

Yorkshire Articles in ECF ChessMoves

by Steve Westmoreland and Paul Townsend

24/06/2022

Photos from ECF Semi-Finals

now added to to report

24/06/2022

Greater Manchester and the NCCU

Possible new county match opponents

22/06/2022

Reported Death of Brian Eley

sadly lacking in corroborating evidence

21/06/2022

Chess at a Geek Retreat Near You

in Huddersfield at least

20/06/2022

YCA AGM – Papers for Meeting

including officers’ reports if you’re interested

18/06/2022

Long Covid Hits 4NCL

with rising post-covid hotel prices

16/06/2022

Sheffield Junior Open, 09 July

1-day, 5-round junior rapidplay

16/06/2022

Congress for 2022 Yorkshire Championship

Relevant info plus suggestions

15/06/2022

From Ukraine with Love for Chess

With proceeds supporting Ukraine charities

15/06/2022

FIDE Candidates Tournament

Play starts 17/06/2022 in Madrid

15/06/2022

Delancey UK Chess Challenge

Outline of event

14/06/2022

Nafferton School Wins NCCU Award

inc. citation and photograph

13/06/2022

Second-Hand Book Sale

Eric Fisher selling upwards of 3,000 books!

09/06/2022

Photos Added to Yorks v Cumbria U-1650

match report from 26th March

09/06/2022

Death of Andrew Napier

of Hull

03/02/2022

Developments in the ECF Rating System

and some “bugs”

03/05/2022

Proposals re Structure of League 2022-23

from Andrew Zigmond

02/06/2022

Correspondence Chess Controller’s Report

Expanded here with detailed results

02/06/2022

Resurgence of OTB Yorkshire Congresses

New organiser for Scarborough

31/05/2022

Historical Notes on Yorkshire Junior Chess

1880s to 1980s

30/05/2022

YCA Secretaryship for Junior Chess

in the past: webmaster’s view

30/05/2022

ECF Counties Open & U-1450 Matches

¼-Final photographs now added

22/05/2022

Yorkshire v Lancashire U-1450 Match

Photographs have now been added.

22/05/2022

Notice of YCA AGM 2022

has been sent out

18/05/2022

U-1450 “Thank You”

from Steve Westmoreland

14/05/2022

Death of Gordon Marks

of Harrogate

09/05/2022

Next Rotherham Online Rapidplay

Entries invited

01/05/2022

End of League Season

including consultation on 2022-23

01/05/2022

Yorkshire U-1650 Team

Players sought

01/05/2022

Ilkley Grammar School Junior Rapidplay

announced for Saturday 21st May 2022

20/04/2022

ECF Finance Meeting 2022

No proposed increase in membership fees.

18/04/2022

New U-1450 Captain

Steve Westmoreland taking over reins

14/03/2022

County Match Schedule, 2022

over-the-board county match resumption

08/03/2022

New Rotherham On-Line Event

Entries accepted up to midnight on March 8th

03/03/2022

Yorkshire League

Postponements and defaults from 19/02/2022

27/02/2022

Sets for Ingbirchworth

from Chess in Schools & Communities

12/02/2022

Blackpool Chess Conference

Returns, 11-13/03/2022

07/02/2022

Imminent OTB County Matches

including request for players from David Mills

07/02/2022

New Chess Club

at Ingbirchworth

05/02/2022

Nottingham Rapidplay and Congress

20th February, & 23rd-24th April respectively

22/01/2022

Game from R G Wade Simul. at N. Shields

back in 1973

07/01/2022

Next Rotherham Online Tournaments

Entries invited

06/01/2022

Death of John Lawson

of Hull

04/01/2022

Game from Pontefract’s Penultimate Match

Joe Varley 0-1 Peter Cooper, 15/02/2020

04/01/2022

Hull Rapidplay, 09/01/2022

details & entry info (on-line entry 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

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

ook 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

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