A club to organise the ECF Online English County Championships.  Supported and endorsed by the UK and Ireland County Championships. 

The Counties Championships over-the-board has 100 years of history behind it, this is the first online Championship for the member English County Associations of the English Chess Federation.   More about the Counties Championships can be found here including a look back over its 100 years of evolution.


Eligibility: A player is eligible to represent one of the ECF historical Counties in the Championship if the player is an ECF member/supporter and meets one of the following criteria:

(i) Birth in that county.
(ii) Five years’ domicile in that county at any time.
(iii) Two months’ immediate previous and present membership of a club either in or affiliated to that County.
(iv) One month’s immediately previous and present domicile in that County.
(v) Present attendance as a student at a school, college or university in that County.