Joining ECF Clubs
You can join any or all of the ECF Online Clubs as a member or supporter. ECF Clubs have been established with a number of internet chess providers with landing pages as below.
As an ECF member or supporter you will need to be logged in to the relevant platform, go to the club landing page, and follow the club joining instructions.
You will need to provide your ECF Membership number (ME followed 6 digits) together with your internet PIN. You can access your PIN by logging in to your ECF Azolve account here https://ecf.azolve.com and going to your profile page, or by filling in the form below to receive your PIN by email.
ECF Clubs and Teams are open to ECF members or supporters with accounts on one of the supported internet provider platforms.
Joining the ECF
If you are not already an ECF member or supporter you can join the ECF from as little as £5 per year. Full joining details can be found here:
Registering for Provider Accounts
You can register for a provider account on their registration pages at:
Please note that if you are setting up an account for your child on chess.com or lichess you should consider setting the account up in safe mode on chess.com (within account settings/ privacy), and/ or ‘kid mode’ on lichess (within account preferences), which should disable messaging and chat.