ECF Juniors

traciThe 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, Coaches Expression of Interest form and the National Chess Junior Squad website
Play Chess
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 ECF Chess Academy
Find the Prospectus here, the International Programme Application here and theĀ Elite Junior Player Programmes page here
Girls’ Chess
Click here for the ECF NW Girls’ Rapidplay 2016
Counties & Clubs
Click for Counties (Main), reports, the Junior Club map and the National Youth Chess Association website
Click for reports, Chess Leadership Schools, the NSCC, EPSCA, UKCC, CSC and the Team Chess Challenge
Junior Contacts / Support
Junior contacts, the Junior Directorate Bursary Fund and the John Robinson Youth Chess Trust