ECF Club of the Year – Camberley Chess Club

Camberley Chess Club are proud to have been awarded the Club of the Year by the English Chess Federation (ECF).

Thank you to our members, online members, online presenters, special guests and everyone who has supported us over the last year.

Thank you to the ECF for this award.

To view the ECF Awards and citations please click here and you will see the Camberley Chess Club citation on pages 17 to 22.

You can view the original submission 6 pages below.

Camberley Chess Club – ECF Club of the Year 2021

GM David Howell

An Evening with David Howell

May 18 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm BST

We are excited to announce that Grandmaster David Howell will be our star guest on 18th May.  David is the UK number 2, was this country’s youngest GM at the age of 16, and has been British champion 3 times.  He will talk us through some games and there will be a Q&A session where members can ask questions. 

This event is free and open to all.  If you would like to attend please request a Zoom link in advance by emailing info@camberleychess.co.uk (unless you are on online member, in which case you will receive the link automatically).

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IM Nigel Povah

Brush up your Endings skills with IM Nigel Povah

May 11 @ 7:30 pm 9:30 pm BST

On Tuesday 11th May we are delighted that Nigel Povah from Guildford Chess Club will speak to us.  Nigel is a very experienced International Master, Correspondence Grandmaster and respected author.  He will give a lecture about endings, including some key concepts, illustrative games and problems for the audience to solve. 

This event is free and open to all.

If you would like to attend please request a Zoom link in advance by emailing info@camberleychess.co.uk (unless you are an online member, in which case you will receive the link automatically).

NOTE THE EARLIER START TIME THAN NORMAL

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Aberdeen Chess Club v Camberley Chess Club

May 4 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm BST

Following our recent victory against Isle of Wight Chess Club, On Tuesday 4th May a team of 10 from CCC will play an online match versus The Bon Accord Chess Club Aberdeen on Chess.com.  Each player will play two games against the same opponent at a time limit of 20 mins plus 10 sec increment. 

In parallel there will be a Zoom meeting where a running commentary on the games will be given by experienced club members.  The commentary will be pitched at beginners and intermediate players to help them understand the games.

https://www.facebook.com/bonaccordchessclub

Camberley Chess Club meets online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8pm.

If you are not yet an online member and would like to join in online, please request in advance by emailing info@camberleychess.co.uk

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Sunday Arena 06 on chess.com

April 25 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm BST

Camberley Chess Club will host its weekly  Arena chess tournament on chess.com.  As for previous events, the time limit for each game will be 5 minutes plus a 2 second per move increment, and the tournament will last for 60 minutes.  To enter, join Camberley Chess Club on chess.com https://www.chess.com/club/camberley-chess-club then click on Upcoming Events, Sunday Arena to start playing at 4pm.  Entries open at 3pm on the day.

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Match versus Isle of Wight with Live Commentary

April 20 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm BST

On Tuesday 20th April a team of 7 from Camberley Chess Club will play an online match versus Isle of Wight Chess Club on Chess.com.  Each player will play two games against the same opponent at a time limit of 20 mins plus 5 sec increment.  In parallel there will be a Zoom meeting where a running commentary on the games will be given by experienced club members.  The commentary will be pitched at beginners and intermediate players to help them understand the games.

Camberley Chess Club meets online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8pm.

If you are not yet an online member and would like to join in online, please request in advance by emailing info@camberleychess.co.uk

Camberley Chess Club is on chess.com here https://www.chess.com/club/camberley-chess-club

Isle of Wight Chess Club is on chess.com here https://www.chess.com/club/wood-pushers-isle-of-wight-chess-club

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Sunday Arena 05 on chess.com

April 18 @ 4:00 pm 5:00 pm BST

Camberley Chess Club will host its weekly  Arena chess tournament on chess.com.  As for previous events, the time limit for each game will be 5 minutes plus a 2 second per move increment, and the tournament will last for 60 minutes.  To enter, join Camberley Chess Club on chess.com https://www.chess.com/club/camberley-chess-club then click on Upcoming Events, Sunday Arena to start playing at 4pm.  Entries open at 3pm on the day.

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GM Michael Adams

Special Event! An Evening with GM Michael Adams

April 13 @ 8:00 pm 10:00 pm BST

Video of the event is now available on our Videos page https://camberleychess.co.uk/videos/

We are excited to announce that Grandmaster Michael Adams will be our star guest.  Michael is the long-time UK number 1, former world number 4, candidates finalist and has been British champion 7 times.  He will talk us through some games and there will be a Q&A session where members can ask questions. 

Michael kindly put a post on his website with the video of it too http://www.michaeladamschess.co.uk/2021/04/camberley-chess-club-talk/

If you have applied for and not yet received your Zoom link, please check your spam/junk folder.

This event is open to all, but it is likely to be very popular and priority access will be given to online members. 

If you are not yet an online member and would like to join in online, please request in advance by emailing info@camberleychess.co.uk

Camberley Chess Club meets online via Zoom video conference every Tuesday evening at 8pm.

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