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County & District CC Championships

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All games have now finished in the Ward-Higgs (Division 1) and the Sinclair (Division 2) of the County & District CC Championship. The Ward-Higgs was won by Yorkshire; the final team table can be seen here: and all the games can be seen here:- The Sinclair was won by Yorkshire C with West Wales in 2nd place. So West Wales are promoted to the Ward-Higgs. The final team crosstable can be seen here:-  and all the games can be viewed here:-  .  Entries are currently being taken for the 2014/15 season.


European Championship Semi-Final

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ICCF have launched new European Championship Semi-Finals, as part of their ongoing re-vamp of the European Championship. The full announcement can be seen here:- If you qualify, you can enter via ICCF Direct Entry (Cost 39.37 Euros) or you can enter through BFCC at a cost of £26.00. If you wish to enter through BFCC, you can use the Online Fee payment in the left-hand Menu. Please remember you need to be a member of a BFCC affiliated organisation (such as BCCA or Scheming Mind etc) or a BFCC Vice-President to enter through BFCC.

Last Updated ( Friday, 18 July 2014 17:34 )

Ian Pheby wins British Veterans Championship

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Ian Pheby has won the 16th British Veterans Championship with a score of 7/10 - well played Ian! The full crosstable can be seen here: . Trevor Rooms finished in 2nd place half a point behind. This is Ian's 2nd victory in this event as he was also joint winner in 2011/12.

This season saw the last time of the Veterans Championship as a Postal event. From now onwards, this tournament will be a webserver event and BFCC has high hopes that the number of entries will increase significantly because of this change. So, if you are 60 years of age or older (as at 1 September 2014), please consider entering! You can enter online at this website (see Tournament Entry" in the left hand Menu) or, if you are a BCCA member, you can enter via your BCCA membership renewal.


Andrew Dearnley awarded Senior International Master (SIM) Title!

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Andrew Dearnley has been awarded the ICCF Senior International Master (SIM) Title to add to the IM Title he earned earlier this year. His first SIM Norm was achieved in the "35 Years of Correspondence Chess in Cuba Anniversary" Tournament 2007-2009. See:  His 2nd SIM Norm has just been achieved in the "BFCC Golden Jubilee B" tournament where Andrew has finished 3rd overall. See:-  

Well played Andrew!


Cuba - England 2012

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After nearly two years of play the 26 board  Cuba – England match 2012 has just concluded with a clear win for England by the score of 39-13. The completed cross table may be seen at . Thank you to all who represented England in this match.
Last Updated ( Wednesday, 20 August 2014 07:46 )

Yorkshire win Ward-Higgs!

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 In the County & District Correspondence Chess Championships, the Yorkshire A team have won the 2013/14 Ward-Higgs (Division One) competition and are confirmed as County & District Champions! Congratulations to Phill Beckett & his team. The team crosstable can be seen here:  with (by scrolling down on that page), the full list of teams & pairings. The games can be viewed here:


Funeral of Malcolm Peltz

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Malcolm's funeral will take place on Friday 18th July at 15.30 at Milton Keynes Crematorium. All are welcome. 


British CC 960 (Fischer Random) Championship

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There is a new British CC Championship in Chess 960 (or Fischer Random chess). It is been organised by Phill Beckett in co-operation with the Welsh CC Federation. It will be played on the ICCF webserver & the Entry Fee is £5.00 paid via the Welsh CCF. For full details see here:-   

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Guide to Correspondence Chess

This document, written by Neil Limbert, is an excellent introduction to correspondence chess for new players; download it from here.

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