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9th ICCF Veterans’ World Cup

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Entries are now being accepted for the 9th veterans' world cup. This event is again being organised by EFCC, with SIM Ian Pheby being the tournament organizer. The full announcement can be seen on the ICCF front page https://www.iccf.com/message?message=907 Entries can be made under 'new events' by ICCF direct entry or by paying the entry fee of £9 online at EFCC's website by card using 'VWC9' as the reference. For those wishing to pay by cheque, please make it payable to 'EFCC' and send it to; Andrew Dearnley, 17 Smithy Hill, Upper Denby, Huddersfield, HD8 8UH. the deadline is 1st August 2016.

 

New EFCC President! SIM Andrew Dearnley

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After several successful years at the helm of EFCC, GM Richard Hall has decided to step down from the role & the Committee. We thank Richard for his excellent presidency of EFCC during this period and his guiding hand will be missed. However, we are very fortunate that we have a very able successor! Andrew Dearnley has been International Secretary for the best part of 10 years and he now combines this role with the Presidency. We wish Andrew the best of luck!

 

Best Game Prize 2015: Call for entries

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Entries are invited for the 2015 Best Game Prize of £25 in memory of R.J.Potter and P.C.Wason. There is no entry fee.

Any British player is entitled to submit one game played in any section or round of any of the following events: BCCC, BLCCC, BCCTC, BVCCC, any ICCF-organised competition or any event run by an EFCC member organisation. Games must have been completed during 2015.

Entries should include:

  • a complete score of the game in algebraic notation without notes (PGN or similar plain text format preferred, not Chessbase);
  • the tournament in which the game was played and the start date of the game;
  • the names and initials of both players;
  • a clear indication of the colour of the pieces played by each contestant;
  • the full postal address of the winner of the game, or of both players in the event of a draw.

Send entries to Colin Cheek, EFCC Secretary by April 8th. Postal entries also accepted, addressed to Colin Cheek, EFCC Secretary, 26 The Green, Marlborough SN8 1AW.

Good luck!

Last Updated ( Sunday, 13 March 2016 18:45 )
 

Ian Maver wins WCCC 38 Preliminary 13

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Congratulations to IAN MAVER (Matlock) who has won his World Championship Preliminary section with an impressive score of 8.5/12 In the process, Ian has also secured his first International Master norm with this fine performance. Ian defeated Italian IM Secondo Genga to secure the norm and now progresses to a WCCC Semi Final. The cross table can be seen here; https://www.iccf.com/event?id=42329

 

Dawn Williamson - British Ladies Champion

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Dawn Williamson is the new British Ladies Champion with a terrific score of 5.5/6. The 2015/6 cross table can been seen here https://www.iccf.com/event?id=55639 Dawn is also looking for her second Lady International Master norm to add to the one she has already achieved in a German tournament. Currently lying in second place in the 10th Ladies Olympiad final, Dawn needs another 1.5 from 4 games which would achieve the LIM title. We wish her well in this quest.

 

SIM Harvey Williamson Grandmaster norm

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Congratulations go to SIM HARVEY WILLIAMSON who has achieved his first Grandmaster norm in the Germany Grandmasters tournament. Harvey has scored the required +2 in this powerful category 12 invitation and currently tops the table. See; https://www.iccf.com/event?id=52788 EFCC wish Harvey well in his quest for further norm(s) to achieve the Grandmaster title, which in this age, is indeed quite a feat.

 

EFCC AGM and Executive Committee meeting, 9th April 2016

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This meeting will take place at the Carrs Lane Church Centre, Birmingham, on Saturday 9th April 2016, starting at 1:15pm. Matters due to be discussed are set out in the proposed agenda for the meeting: www.bfcc-online.org.uk/files/Draft EFCC Agenda 20160409.pdf

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Last Updated ( Sunday, 13 March 2016 18:38 )
 

England vs Denmark 2014

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This friendly rated match has just finished with a win against Denmark 28-18 Well done! The next matches to be organised will be a 30 board match for players rated over 2000 vs Australia some time in the next month followed by a match for under 2000 rated players against the Australian CCLA Kangaroos.

 
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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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