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ECA Online Championships – Round 5

The last round of the first ECA Online Championships produced some sparkling play, a triumph for Organiser, Mark Murrell. The Open was particularly well-contested and was finished out by David Sands with a win with black over Russell White, to become the first EssexOnline Champion. Indeed the top three all won with Black in the …

Essex Online Championships – Round 5

The Round 5 games – last round – which have not already been played, can be viewed live online the evening of 31 Aug – from 7 pm. Click the section links (see competition page) to select up to four games to follow. Full details how to set up these “follow” links are given in …

Essex Online Championships – Round 4

The Round 4 games which have not already been played, can be viewed live online the evening of 17 Aug – from 7 pm. Click the section links below to select up to four games to follow. Full details how to set up these follow links are given in the Competition page. ECF LMS links …

Essex Online Championships – Round 3

The Round 3 games which have not already been played, can be viewed live online the evening of 03 Aug – from 7 pm. Click the section links below to select up to four games to follow. Full details how to set up these follow links are given in the Competition page. ECF LMS links …

Essex advance

Both Essex teams advanced to the Final sections, the U1825 team in rather more style than the Open. Open Division 1B: Surrey 5½-6½ Essex On chess.com – Essex had one last chance to proceed to a final stage, by beating Surrey in the last Group match. When Surrey declared four boards short, qualification looked a …

ECF Online County Championships

Open B: Essex 5-8 Greater Manchester – on ECF LMS On chess.com Nothing much between the teams on paper, with Essex holding the edge on grades on the lower boards. Board 5 was afflicted by connection problems when we held a winning advantage and the outcome is unresolved at present. Essex’ two wins: U1825B: Surrey …

FIDE Online Olympiad

This event was published with dates of 22 July – 30 August, but the FIDE website now gives 25 July – 30 August. But still we can find no indication of the platform on which this will take place. Each team consists of six main players and possible six reserve players. The main players must …

Sands takes the lead

In the second round of five, David Sands (Beachbrilliancy) assumed the sole lead in the Open with a fine win over FM Andy Lewis (PotatoeTheCat). David is the only player to have won both his games and is followed by a group of three on 1½ points, Hodgson, Goldberg and Barton, each having won in …

Thrashed!

ECFOLCC Open ‘B’: Essex 3½-8½ Norfolk On chess.com With wins on Boards 3-7 and Board 10, Norfolk tore the heart out of the Essex side, with Essex only able to reply through the ever-reliable PotatoeTheCat on Board 1. The north folk had an edge on the grades, but not markedly so, except on the top …