Technical Details

This web site has been created by using the Drupal content management system including a number of 3rd party and custom modules. The online payments is provide by the Payment and Paypal Payment modules. The PayPal Payments Standard (PPS)/Website Payments Standard (WPS) payment method is used. The chess specific functions are provided by custom modules written by Malcolm Peacock:

  • Congress Payment - which provides all the online entry forms and database objects and integrates to PayPal Payment module.
  • ECF Data - which provides an interface to the English Chess Federation grading and membership data
  • CS Data - which provides an interface to the Chess Scotland grading and membership data.
  • FIDE Data - which provides an interface to the FIDE ratings data.

It is currently hosted by TSO Host on a shared server paid for by Malcolm Peacock ( there is a donation button on the front page if you'd like to contribute)

The congress organiser does not need to know any of these technical details.

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