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English Chess Federation

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The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE. [1]

85 relations: Alik Gershon, Andrew Soltis, Anne Sunnucks, BCF, Bent Larsen, Bernard Cafferty, Brian Eley, British Chess Championship, British Chess Magazine, British Rapidplay Chess Championships, British Schools Chess Championship, Charles Bent (chess composer), Charles Ranken, Chess, Chess club, Chess in Europe, Chess Olympiad, Chess rating system, Chess title, CJ de Mooi, Commonwealth Chess Championship, Dagnė Čiukšytė, David Howell (chess player), David Norwood, Displacement chess, ECF, ECF grading system, European Chess Union, Francis Joseph Lee, Frank Parr, G. H. Diggle, Garry Kasparov, Geography of chess, George Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton, Glossary of chess, Graham Burgess, Group tournament ranking system, Henry Ernest Atkins, John L. Watson, John Littlewood (chess player), John Nunn, John Wisker, Jovanka Houska, Kate Belinda Finn, Keith Arkell, Leonard Barden, Mark Dvoretsky, Matthew Sadler, Maxwell Fuller, Michael Adams (chess player), ..., Mihail Marin, Mikhail Botvinnik, My Great Predecessors, Neil McDonald (chess player), New In Chess, Nigel Short, Outline of England, Outline of the United Kingdom, Quality Chess, Raymond Keene, Richard Griffith (chess player), Robert Forbes Combe, Robert Robinson (organic chemist), Russia (USSR) vs Rest of the World, Steve Davis, Stewart Reuben, Stuart Milner-Barry, Swindle (chess), T. Llew Jones, The Problemist, Tim Woolgar, Tony Miles, Touch-move rule, Vera Menchik, Viswanathan Anand, Welsh Chess Union, William Fairhurst, Wordsworth Donisthorpe, World Junior Chess Championship, Young Chelsea Bridge Club, 1941 in chess, 1995 in chess, 1996 in chess, 37th Chess Olympiad, 40th Chess Olympiad. Expand index (35 more) »

Alik Gershon

Alik Gershon (born 3 June 1980, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine) is an Israeli chess grandmaster.

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Andrew Soltis

Andrew Eden Soltis (born May 28, 1947 in Hazleton, Pennsylvania) is an American chess grandmaster, author and columnist.

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Anne Sunnucks

Patricia Anne Sunnucks (born 21 February 1927) is an author and the several-time British Women's Chess Champion (1957, 1958, 1964).

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BCF

BCF may refer to.

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Bent Larsen

Jørgen Bent Larsen (4 March 19359 September 2010) was a Danish chess grandmaster and author.

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Bernard Cafferty

Bernard Cafferty (born 27 June 1934 in Blackburn, Lancashire) is an English chess master, columnist, writer, magazine editor and translator.

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Brian Eley

Brian Ratcliffe Eley (born 6 July 1946)Edward Winter's Chess Notes, citing Brian Eley interview conducted for is a former British Chess Champion.

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British Chess Championship

The British Chess Championship is organised by the English Chess Federation.

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British Chess Magazine

British Chess Magazine is the world's oldest chess journal in continuous publication.

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British Rapidplay Chess Championships

The British Rapidplay Chess Championships is a rapid play chess congress held in the UK annually since 1986 (with the exception of 1993) under the auspices of the English Chess Federation.

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British Schools Chess Championship

The British Schools Chess Championship is an annual competition for school chess teams that has been in existence continuously from 1958.

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Charles Bent (chess composer)

Charles Michael Bent was an English composer of chess endgame studies.

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Charles Ranken

Charles Edward Ranken (5 January 1828 – 12 April 1905) was a Church of England clergyman and a minor British chess master.

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Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

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Chess club

A chess club is a club formed for the purpose of playing the board game of chess.

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Chess in Europe

The exact location, time and method of the entry of chess, or rather its immediate precursor Shatranj, into western Europe is unknown, however linguistic evidence suggest that it was almost certainly transmitted via the Arab world.

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Chess Olympiad

The Chess Olympiad is a biennial chess tournament in which teams from all over the world compete.

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Chess rating system

A chess rating system is a system used in chess to calculate an estimate of the strength of the player, based on his or her performance versus other players.

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Chess title

A chess title is a title created by a chess governing body and bestowed upon players based on their performance and rank.

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CJ de Mooi

CJ de Mooi (also known as Connagh Joseph De Mooi, born 5 November 1969) is a British professional quizzer, best known for his time as a panellist on the BBC Television show Eggheads.

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Commonwealth Chess Championship

The Commonwealth Chess Championship is a gathering of chess players from Commonwealth countries.

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Dagnė Čiukšytė

Dagnė Čiukšytė (FIDE Designation: Dagne Ciuksyte) (born 1 January 1977) is a female chess player who has represented both Lithuania and England in international chess championships.

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David Howell (chess player)

David Wei Liang Howell (born 14 November 1990) is an English chess grandmaster and British champion in 2009, 2013 and 2014.

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David Norwood

David Robert Norwood (born 1968) is an English businessman who runs an investment fund that finances spin-off companies from Oxford University science departments.

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Displacement chess

Displacement chess is a family of chess variants in which a few pieces are transposed in the initial standard chess position.

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ECF

ECF may refer to.

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ECF grading system

The ECF grading system is the name given to the rating system used by the English Chess Federation.

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European Chess Union

The European Chess Union (ECU) is an independent association for the interests of European chess.

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Francis Joseph Lee

Francis Joseph Lee (c. 1857, London – 12 September 1909, London) was an English chess master.

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Frank Parr

Frank Parr (17 December 1918 – 28 December 2003) was an English chess player, born in Wandsworth.

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G. H. Diggle

Geoffrey Harber Diggle (6 December 1902 – 13 February 1993)Edward Winter,, quoting Winter, CHESS magazine, June 1993, p. 46.

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Garry Kasparov

Garry Kimovich Kasparov (Га́рри Ки́мович Каспа́ров,; Armenian: Գարրի Կիմովիչ Կասպարով; born Garik Kimovich Weinstein, 13 April 1963) is a Russian chess grandmaster, former world chess champion, writer, and political activist, who many consider to be the greatest chess player of all time.

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Geography of chess

Chess is played all over the world.

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George Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton

George William Lyttelton, 4th Baron Lyttelton, (31 March 1817 – 19 April 1876) was a British aristocrat and Conservative politician from the Lyttelton family.

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Glossary of chess

This page explains commonly used terms in chess in alphabetical order.

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Graham Burgess

Graham K. Burgess (born 24 Feb 1968 in Liverpool, England) is an English FIDE Master of chess and a noted writer and trainer.

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Group tournament ranking system

In a group tournament, unlike a knockout tournament, there is no scheduled decisive final match.

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Henry Ernest Atkins

Henry Ernest Atkins (20 August 1872 – 31 January 1955) was a British chess master who is best known for his unparalleled record of winning the British Chess Championship nine times in eleven attempts.

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John L. Watson

John Leonard Watson (born 1951) is a chess International Master and author.

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John Littlewood (chess player)

John Eric Littlewood (25 May 1931 – 16 September 2009) was for many years a leading British chess player and took the title of national senior champion in 2006.

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John Nunn

John Denis Martin Nunn (born 25 April 1955 in London) is an English chess grandmaster, a three-time world champion in chess problem solving, a chess writer and publisher, and a mathematician.

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John Wisker

John Wisker (30 May 1846 in Kingston upon Hull, England – 18 January 1884 in Richmond, Victoria) was an English chess player and journalist.

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Jovanka Houska

Jovanka Houska is an English chess player with the titles International Master (IM) and Woman Grandmaster (WGM).

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Kate Belinda Finn

Catherine "Kate" Belinda Finn (born December 16, 1864 in Cork, died March 8, 1932 in London) was a British chess player.

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Keith Arkell

Keith Charles Arkell (born 8 January 1961 in Birmingham) is an English chess Grandmaster.

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Leonard Barden

Leonard William Barden (born 20 August 1929, in Croydon, London) is an English chess master, writer, broadcaster, organizer and promoter.

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Mark Dvoretsky

Mark Izrailovich Dvoretsky (Марк Израилевич Дворецкий; December 9, 1947 – September 26, 2016) was a Russian chess trainer, writer, and International Master.

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Matthew Sadler

Matthew Sadler (born 15 May 1974) is an English chess grandmaster, chess writer and two-time British Chess Champion.

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Maxwell Fuller

Maxwell Leonard Fuller (born 28 January 1945, Sydney, died 27 August 2013, Sydney) was an Australian chess FIDE Master (FM).

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Michael Adams (chess player)

Michael Adams (born 17 November 1971) is an English chess grandmaster.

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Mihail Marin

Mihail Marin (born 21 April 1965) is a Romanian chess Grandmaster.

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Mikhail Botvinnik

Mikhail Moiseyevich Botvinnik (Михаи́л Моисе́евич Ботви́нник,; – May 5, 1995) was a Soviet and Russian International Grandmaster and World Chess Champion for most of 1948 to 1963.

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My Great Predecessors

My Great Predecessors is a series of chess books written by former World Champion Garry Kasparov et al.

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Neil McDonald (chess player)

Neil R McDonald (born 21 January 1967) is an English chess grandmaster and a player on the international chess circuit.

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New In Chess

New In Chess (NIC) is a chess magazine that appears eight times a year with chief editors International Grandmaster Jan Timman and Dirk Jan ten Geuzendam.

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Nigel Short

Nigel David Short (born 1 June 1965) is an English chess grandmaster, chess columnist, chess coach and chess commentator.

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Outline of England

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to England: England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Outline of the United Kingdom

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; a sovereign state in Europe, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK), or Britain.

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Quality Chess

Quality Chess UK Ltd (known as Quality Chess) is a chess publishing company, founded in 2004 by International Master Ari Ziegler, Grandmaster Jacob Aagaard and Grandmaster John Shaw.

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Raymond Keene

Raymond Dennis Keene OBE (born 29 January 1948) is an English chess Grandmaster, a FIDE International Arbiter, a chess organiser, and a journalist and author.

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Richard Griffith (chess player)

Richard Clewin Griffith (22 July 1872 in London – 11 December 1955 in Hendon, London) was an English chess player, author and editor.

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Robert Forbes Combe

Robert Forbes Combe (16 August 1912 – 12 February 1952) was a Scottish lawyer and chess player who caused a major upset when he won the 1946 British Chess Championship ahead of several more established players.

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Robert Robinson (organic chemist)

Sir Robert Robinson (13 September 1886 – 8 February 1975) was a British organic chemist and Nobel laureate recognised in 1947 for his research on plant dyestuffs (anthocyanins) and alkaloids.

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Russia (USSR) vs Rest of the World

There have been two chess matches featuring USSR vs.

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Steve Davis

Steve Davis, (born 22 August 1957) is an English retired professional snooker player from Plumstead, London.

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Stewart Reuben

Stewart Reuben is a British chess player, organiser, arbiter and author.

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Stuart Milner-Barry

Sir Philip Stuart Milner-Barry (20 September 1906 – 25 March 1995) was a British chess player, chess writer, World War II codebreaker and civil servant.

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Swindle (chess)

In chess, a swindle is a ruse by which a player in a losing position tricks his opponent, and thereby achieves a win or draw instead of the expected loss.

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T. Llew Jones

Thomas Llewelyn Jones (11 October 1915 – 9 January 2009) was a Welsh language writer who, over a writing career of more than 50 years, was one of the most prolific and popular authors of children's books in Welsh.

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The Problemist

The Problemist is a bimonthly chess problem magazine which has been in publication since January 1926.

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Tim Woolgar

Tim Woolgar is a British chess boxer who established Great Britain Chess Boxing Organisation and London Chess Boxing Club the first United Kingdom chessboxing institution.

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Tony Miles

Anthony John Miles (23 April 1955 – 12 November 2001) was an English chess grandmaster, the first Englishman to earn the Grandmaster title in over-the-board play.

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Touch-move rule

The touch-move rule in chess specifies that, if a player deliberately touches a piece on the board when it is his turn to move, then he must move or capture that piece if it is legal to do so.

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Vera Menchik

Vera Frantsevna Menchik (Вера Францевна Менчик; Věra Menčíková; 16 February 1906 – 27 June 1944) was a British-Czechoslovak-Russian chess player who gained renown as the world's first women's chess champion.

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Viswanathan Anand

Viswanathan "Vishy" Anand (born 11 December 1969) is an Indian chess grandmaster, a former World Chess Champion, and the current World Rapid Chess Champion.

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Welsh Chess Union

The Welsh Chess Union (Undeb Gwyddbwyll Cymru) is the national chess federation for Wales.

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William Fairhurst

William Albert Fairhurst CBE (21 August 1903, Alderley Edge, England – 13 March 1982, Howick, New Zealand) was an English-born bridge designer and international chess master.

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Wordsworth Donisthorpe

Wordsworth Donisthorpe (Leeds, 24 March 1847 – Shottermill, 30 January 1914) was an English individualist anarchist and inventor, pioneer of cinematography and chess enthusiast.

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World Junior Chess Championship

The World Junior Chess Championship is an under-20 chess tournament (players must have been under 20 years old on 1 January in the year of competition) organized by the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

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Young Chelsea Bridge Club

The Young Chelsea Bridge Club is a (duplicate) contract bridge club now permanently situated at its own premises: 54 Goldhawk Road, Shepherd's Bush, LONDON W12 8HA.

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1941 in chess

Events in chess in 1941.

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1995 in chess

Events in chess in 1995;.

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1996 in chess

Events in chess in 1996.

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37th Chess Olympiad

The 37th Chess Olympiad, organized by FIDE and comprising an open and a women's tournament, as well as several other events designed to promote the game of chess, took place between May 20 and June 4, 2006, in Turin, Italy.

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40th Chess Olympiad

The 40th Chess Olympiad, organised by the Fédération Internationale des Échecs and comprising an open and women's tournament, as well as several events designed to promote the game of chess, took place in Istanbul, Turkey,, Chessdom.com.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Chess_Federation

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