Events

This page lists all events from the ECF events calendar which are marked as East Anglia or East of England events. For the ECF’s full list of events, visit The ECF Calendar. We may periodically add some of our own which don’t feature on the ECF website.

Aug
5
Thu
Peterborough Chess Club Silver Queen
Aug 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Contact: Francis Bowers Email: chessbower@aol.com Web: http://www.peterboroughchessclub.org/ [MAP]
This is a weekly event. 70 minutes each plus 15 seconds per move. ECF rated games played every week

Sep
25
Sat
Cambridgeshire Rapidplay @ Whittlesford Memorial Hall Mill Lane Whittlesford Cambridge
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:45 pm

Contact: Oliver Lenton Email: ollie__lenton@hotmail.co.uk [MAP]
Cambs & East Anglia Grand Prix event; four five-round tournaments
Open; Major (Under 1900); Challengers (Under 1650); Minor (Under 1400) | Entry form

Oct
2
Sat
Norfolk County Chess Championships
Oct 2 @ 9:30 am – Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm

Contact: John Wickham Email: j.r.wickham@btinternet.com [MAP]
Closed event. Subject to Covid restrictions and numbers, there will be a Championship and Challengers | Entry form

Nov
20
Sat
Brentwood School FIDE Invitational Weekend @ Brentwood School Middleton Hall Lane Brentwood Essex CM15 8EE
Nov 20 @ 9:15 am – Nov 21 @ 4:30 pm

Contact: Robin Slade Email: slader@brentwood.essex.sch.uk [MAP]
To give the leading Brentwood and Essex juniors a chance to challenge top juniors from outside the area. At least some of the games will be FIDE-rated. Coaching will be led by Brentwood’s Head of Chess, International Master Richard Pert. There will also be a small satellite, non-FIDE tournament alongside on Saturday 20th for those outside the main event and siblings of the players. Many places will be filled by direct invitation but please get in touch if you would be interested to take part.

Nov
28
Sun
6th Annual Lowestoft Rapidplay
Nov 28 @ 9:30 am – 6:15 pm

Contact: Andy Hartland Email: andyhartland@btinternet.com [MAP]
6 round Swiss. 2 sections – Open & U1825 | Entry form

Jan
29
Sat
South of England Junior Chess Congress @ Yateley Manor School 51 Reading Road Yateley
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – Jan 30 @ 5:30 pm

Contact: Amy Grieve Email: amy@southofenglandjunior.com Web: http://www.southofenglandjunior.com [MAP]
Prestigious annual junior chess tournament, sections from U7 up to U15. Counts towards ECF Youth Grand Prix. Open event – all welcome! Please contact us if you have any special requirements.