ECF Juniors

ECF Academy Tender

ECF Academy Tender

We are inviting tender applications for the ECF Academy for the final two Academy weekends of 2019, and then going forward into 2020. Please see these two documents --- ECF ...
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Coaches Expression of Interest form 2019

Coaches Expression of Interest form 2019

Coaches – follow this link – – to let the Director of Junior Chess know which international events you’re interested in coaching at this year. The deadline is 28th February 2019 …
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ECF Academy – Study Weekend January 2019

ECF Academy – Study Weekend January 2019

The Academy’s first training weekend of 2019 took place at the familiar and comfortable location of Coventry’s Holiday Inn on 5th-6th January. Thirty new students formed the new cohort for 2019 starting ...
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New Junior Selection Policy 2019

New Junior Selection Policy 2019

The new Junior Selection Policy is now available here or via the link below on the Juniors homepage. Players who have qualified will be contacted in early February. Any enquiries should be sent to Alex Holowczak at
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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]

English Youth Champions
British Junior Champions  | County Youth Champions | 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 …
Junior Selection Policy | Code of Conduct | England Team FAQS [pending] | ECF Travel Insurance
Coaches Expression of Interest form
The ECF Chess Academy
Prospectus [pending] | Elite Junior Player reports
Academy News from Mimi Khan | Assessment dates and times
English Youth Grand Prix
English Youth Grand Prix | EYGP rules | Tournament Performance Calculator
Current EYGP standings | Information for organisers of junior events included in the EYGP
Girls’ Chess
Archive — ECF NW Girls’ Rapidplay 2016 | ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay 2017 | ECF SE Girls’ Rapidplay 2018 *
* this event took place but no reports or photographs were ever sent through to the office for publication
Junior chess players
Find your ECF grade, your FIDE rating, the Master Points page and the World Chess calendar
Why not explore the ECF Certificate of Excellence?
Secondary School rapidplay reports | Secondary School news
Links – EPSCA, UKCC, CSC and the  National Chess Junior Squad
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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