ECF Juniors

2018 World Cadets Chess Championship

2018 World Cadets Chess Championship

Rounds 10 & 11 The last two round days were the best in terms of weather at Santiago. There was even a time during these days that people sweated in ...
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World Youth Chess Championship 2018

World Youth Chess Championship 2018

Round 11 One last chance to make an impression in the most significant youth chess tournament in the world. Every member of the England team will want to go out ...
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2nd ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay Championship

2nd ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay Championship

A one-day rapidplay Championships for girls on Sunday 25th November 2018 held at Chislehurst School for Girls, Beaverwood Road, Chislehurst, Kent BR7 6HE. Open to any girl chess players below the age of 18 on the 1st September 2018. Part of the English Youth Grand Prix - click here for more details and online entry
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The English Chess Federation (ECF) is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE – welcome to its Junior section! Alex Holowczak is the Director of Junior Chess & Education for the ECF [email]

Click these links to see the current English Youth Champions, the British Junior Champions, the County Youth Champions and the Junior Rapidplay Champions
Playing for England
Follow this link to see the teams and read the reports from the World Youth, the European Youth and more … Check out the current Junior Selection Policy
Code of Conduct | England Team FAQS | ECF Travel Insurance
The ECF Chess Academy
Find the Prospectus here and the Elite Junior Player Programmes page here
Elite Junior Player reports | Academy News from Mimi Khan | Academy homework pages | Assessment dates and times
English Youth Grand Prix
Click here for the English Youth Grand Prix, EYGP rules and the Tournament Performance Calculator
The current EYGP standings can be found here
Information for organisers of junior events included in the EYGP
Girls’ Chess
New — ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay 2018
Archive — ECF NW Girls’ Rapidplay 2016 | ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay 2017
Junior chess players
Find your ECF grade here, your FIDE rating here, the Master Points system here and the World Chess calendar here
Click for Secondary School rapidplay reports and Secondary School news
In addition – EPSCA, UKCC, CSC and the  National Chess Junior Squad
Click for Counties U18/U13
Junior Contacts / Support
Junior contacts, the Junior Directorate Bursary Fund and the John Robinson Youth Chess Trust
FIDE Academies
Applications for endorsement
Please note – the links to external websites on this page are being provided as a convenience and for informational purposes only; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by the ECF of any of the products and services available or opinions expressed on or accuracy of these other websites.
In addition, the ECF does not endorse, support or accept any liability for any junior international teams run by other organisations.


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