ECF 24-hour Charity Chess Marathon for Ukraine

The ECF are holding a 24-hour Charity Chess Marathon on chess.com in aid of the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal this weekend 2-3 April.

The English Chess Federation will be holding a 24-hour online chess tournament this weekend, 5pm Saturday 2nd April to 5pm on Sunday. You can play as much or as little as you like, dipping in and out of the event as it suits you. The time control is 5 minutes per player per game.

The event, on chess.com, is in aid of the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal via the British Red Cross. Everyone can donate with their entry or via the Red Cross Tiltify Page here – https://tiltify.com/british-red-cross/ecf-chess-marathon. You can register from 4pm Saturday.

Details of the event from the ECF

To play

Make sure you are a member of https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation – which is free to join.
The tournament starts at 5.00pm UK time on Saturday April 2. From 4.00pm UK time you can join at https://www.chess.com/play/arena/1792555
Anyone can join free through the link above, but if you wish to be eligible for a prize please register first and donate £5.00 or more via the registration form found at https://www.englishchess.org.uk/ecf-charity-marathon-for-ukraine/ As with all Chess.com Arena tournaments you can play as much or as little as you like. You can even join late. The games are 5 minutes a side.

Prizes

To be eligible for a prize you need to register first and donate £5 or more. There are various prizes, for details see the ECF webpage: ECF Charity Marathon for Ukraine – English Chess Federation

To Watch

There will be live coverage of the tournament at https://www.twitch.tv/ecf_commentary
The commentary team will include GM Michael Adams, GM Matthew Sadler, GM John Emms, GM Chris Ward, GM Jon Speelman, WFM Kanwal Bhatia, WIM Natasha Regan, IM Tom Rendle, IM Ali Mortazavi, and MrDodgy.

Links

British Red Cross 24 hour Chess Marathon page on Tiltify.

Chess.com – the hosts for the event.

The ECF 24 hour Chess Marathon Page

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