Pein runs for ECF leadership

Malcolm Pein declared his candidacy for Executive Director of the English Chess Federation at the 16 October election. The managing director of retailer Chess & Bridge, CEO of Chess in Schools and Communities and director of the London Chess Classic runs against Mike Truran, the long-term director of the 4NCL league, who seeks a third term. Pein advocates more active leadership and marketing and opposes the shifting of ECF funds to the Chess Trust, as proposed by Truran.