Update: Martin Simons’ end of August update and four subsequent ECF statements can be found here.
Online Chess for Local Players
While the coronavirus is disrupting face-to-face chess Martin Clancy is organising regular free tournaments on Lichess for players from all local clubs.
Sat 16th Jan 2:00 pm 90 minutes of Slow Blitz
Mon 18th Jan 7:30 pm Team Battle
Wed 20th Jan 7:30 pm Stafford Gambit Themed Arena
Wimborne U125 Tournaments
Wimborne are also running a tournament that is open to local players graded under 125 old money, played at the slower rate of 20 minutes and 10 seconds increment. It is held every Tuesday from 2 pm to 5 pm.