Federations and Governing Bodies
Clubs and Tournaments
Hastings International Chess Congress – England’s Oldest International Congress
British Championships, 2013 – British Championships, Torquay, 2013
e2e4 - Sean Hewitt’s tournament circuit
Golder’s Green Rapidplay – Adam Raoof’s Rapidplay events
4NCL – Britain’s national team chess league
Castle Chess – Friendly weekend Swiss tournaments
E3e5 (in Russian)
Everyman Chess – High quality chess publications
Gambit Publications – Setting a very high standard for chess books
New in Chess – THE magazine and Yearbook for the opening theorist!
CHESS Monthly – Established in 1935 by B.H. Wood and going as strong as ever
Quality Chess – as the name suggests, excellent publications
Kingpin Magazine – a satirical look at the world of British chess!
Personal Websites and Blogs
Streatham & Brixton club blog – Excellent material more akin to Private Eye than Informator
Release the Kraken – Highly entertaining!
The Full English Breakfast – Read and watch with a strong coffee
Makepeace with Chess – Bucks Chess Reporter
The Chess Parrott – Light hearted Commentary on the chess world
The English Chess Forum – Some of the most active players and organisers in the UK post here!
Britbase – unrivalled collection of British tournament game downloads
The British Chess Problem Society – all you want to know about the world of chess problems
Chessgames.com – the biggest online collection of replayable games
The Chess Improver – GM Nigel Davies’ chess improvement advice
ECF Coaching – Coaching resources including a list of ECF Coaches
Certificate of Merit scheme – Test your chess understanding and knowledge on-line!
Edward Winter’s Chess Notes – the world’s most famous chess historian!
Delancey Schools UK Chess Challenge – the worlds most successful schools chess tournament!