The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE – welcome to its Junior section! Traci Whitfield is the Director of Junior Chess & Education for the ECF [email]
Click these links to see the current English Youth Champions, the British Junior Champions, the County Youth Champions and the Junior Rapidplay Champions
|Playing for England
Follow this link to see the teams and read the reports from the World Youth, the European Youth and more … or click for the current Junior Selection Policy, Expression of Interest form and the Coaches Expression of Interest form
Click for the English Chess Federation calendar, find your grade here, your FIDE rating here, the Master Points system here and the World Chess calendar here
|English Youth Grand Prix
Click here for the English Youth Grand Prix, EYGP rules and the Tournament Performance Calculator. The current EYGP standings can be found here
|The ECF Chess Academy
Find the Prospectus here and the Elite Junior Player Programmes page here
Click here for the ECF NW Girls’ Rapidplay 2016
|Counties & Clubs
Click for Counties (Main), reports and the Junior Club map
Click for reports, Chess Leadership Schools, the NSCC and the Team Chess Challenge.
In addition – EPSCA, UKCC, CSC and the National Chess Junior Squad
|Junior Contacts / Support
Junior contacts, the Junior Directorate Bursary Fund and the John Robinson Youth Chess Trust
Applications for endorsement
|Please note – the links to external websites on this page are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the ECF of any of the products and services available or opinions expressed on or accuracy of these other websites.
In addition, the ECF does not endorse, support or accept any liability for any junior international teams run by other organisations.