Play in Club Events


ECF Clubs

You can play in upcoming club events by logging in to your provider account and going to the relevant club home page on chess.com and/ or lichess.org which can be found here:

https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Weekly Club Events

We are currently running 6 online tournaments per week, with 3 on chess.com and 3 on lichess. Events for the coming week are listed below with the tournament links. Please note that you will need to be logged in to chess.com to view the relevant chess.com events and to the relevant platform (chess.com or lichess) to register. You can register for chess.com events one hour before the start time, or you can register now for lichess events.

EventDateFormatLink
Thursday Afternoon Blitz (ECF Online Rated) 2-00 pm, 17th Sept on chess.com 7 round Swiss at 5|2

Thursday Afternoon Blitz

Friday Evening Diamond Blitz (ECF Online Rated)
8-00 pm, 18th Sept on chess.com

90 minute Arena at 10|0

Friday Evening Diamond Blitz
Saturday Evening Slow Blitz (ECF Online Rated)
8-00 pm, 19th Sept on lichess.org
90 minute Arena at 10 | 0

Saturday Evening Slow Blitz
Sunday Evening Rapid (ECF Online Rated) 8-00 pm, 20th Sept on chess.com 4 round Swiss at 15|10
Sunday Evening Rapid
Monday Afternoon Blitz (ECF Online Rated) 2-00 pm, 21st Sept on lichess.org
7 round Swiss at 5 | 2
Monday Afternoon Blitz 
Wednesday Evening Blitz (ECF Online Rated) 8-00 pm, 23rd Sept on lichess.org 9 Round Swiss at 3 | 2
Wednesday Evening Blitz


All club tournaments are ECF online rated with ratings published in the monthly lists. ECF online ratings are completely separate from OTB grades which are not impacted.



National Events

You can find further details of the National Championship and events at the link below including the May 2020 English Online Blitz Championships, the Covid-19 Marathon the English Counties Online and the National Clubs Championships.

ECF National Events

Internationals

Our clubs take part in International Events against other National and Federation teams on chess.com and lichess. Lichess Nations Cup Events take place on Saturday afternoons/ evenings; chess.com Nations League events are normally on Sunday afternoon or evenings. Click on the link below for details of upcoming events and reports on recent fixtures.

Internationals