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

Club Events Weekly Schedule

The weekly schedule is as per the table below with 6 tournaments (3 on chess.com and 3 on lichess).

EventStart TimeTime ControlPlatform
Monday Afternoon Blitz2-00 pm5|2lichess
Wednesday Evening Blitz8=00 pm3|2lichess
Thursday Afternoon Rapid2-00 pm15|10chess.com
Friday Evening Slow Blitz8-00 pm10|0chess.com
Saturday Evening Slow Blitz8-00 pm10|0lichess
Sunday Evening Rapid7-30 pm15|10chess.com

This Week’s Club Events

Events for this week are as follows:

Friday Evening Diamond Rapid @ ECF Online -July 31st @ 8:00 pm on chess.com https://www.chess.com/live#r=370169 | 90 Minute Arena Format, 10|0

World 10 Countries 6th Team Battle @ ECF Online – August 1st @ 14:45 on lichess.org https://lichess.org/tournament/UeXl8p4J
70 minute 1.5|0 team battle of 10 teams and 20 leaders. The English team will be playing against 8 other nations including: Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Phillipines, Spain, Iran and Mexico.

Saturday Evening Slow Blitz @ ECF Online – August 1st @ 8:00 pm on lichess.org https://lichess.org/tournament/lo6IjEPa | 90 Minute Arena Format, 10|0

England v Romania @ ECF Online – August 2nd @ 7:00 pm On Chess.com

Rapid Segment 15| 2 on 20 or more boards https://www.chess.com/live#team-match-challenge=513

Blitz Segment 3 | 2 on 20 or more boards https://www.chess.com/live#team-match-challenge=514

Sunday Evening Rapid @ ECF Online – August 2nd @ 8:30 pm On Chess.com https://www.chess.com/live#t=1428274 | 4 round Swiss tournament, 15 | 2

Monday Afternoon Blitz @ ECF Online – August 3rd @ 2:00 pm on lichess.org https://lichess.org/swiss/cuYR0J3M | 7 rounds Swiss at 5|2

Wednesday Evening Blitz @ ECF Online – August 5th @ 8:00 pm On lichess.org https://lichess.org/swiss/4dso4cSY | 11 round Swiss Format 3 | 2

Thursday Afternoon Slow Blitz @ ECF Online – August 6th @ 2:00 pm On Chess.com https://www.chess.com/live#t=1428278 | 10|0 Arena


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