County Club, 29 Ridgmont Road, St Albans, AL1 3AG, close to St Albans City station. See map.
In this season's warm up event on 12th September first team player, IM Peter Roberson, faced 17 members of the club in a simultaneous display.
Peter scored 14 wins, 2 draws and one loss. The loss was to new member, Raghav Ramesh, and the draws to Jeremy Fraser-Mitchell and Michael Flatt.
On 26th September, we hosted the traditional Cheshire Trophy match against local rivals Watford. It was reduced from twenty to eleven boards and St Albans retained the trophy with a comfortable win (7-4).
We encountered Watford again in the Sharp Trophy (U160) knock-out competition over six boards. The match was drawn (3-3), but St Albans were declared winners on board count and progress to the next round.
End of Season Rapidplay vs Harrow
ECF Membership and Game Fee
The ECF charges a Game Fee on all games submitted for grading. At its simplest, each player pays £2.50 per standard play game and £1.25 per rapid play game.
ECF members can gain exemption from Game Fee by taking out an appropriate level of membership:
|Bronze||Club competitions, league, county championships|
|Silver||Congresses (non FIDE rated)|
|Gold & Platinum||FIDE rated congresses and events|
Please, consult the ECF website for further information, using the links: