To join the ECF online, CLICK HERE and from the dropdown menu, select which type of membership you would like to register for. A form will load with the mandatory fields denoted by red asterisks.
After many years, the ECF is no longer in receipt of a Government grant to help fund its activities on behalf of English chess. In response to this significant development, the ECF’s member organisations decided to make major changes to way that the Federation is funded through individual membership and charges per graded game.
Detailed information for players
Guidelines for organisers
Leagues, County Associations, Constituent Units and Other Organisations [updated 18/12/2012]
Graded congresses [updated 17/08/2012]
FIDE rated events [updated 17/08/2012]
Organisers’ Guide by Event Type [new 18/12/2012]
ECF Membership Fees [new 17/08/2012]
Letters to Member Organisations sent 16/08/2012