Development Pathway

Apply here

For junior clubs — https://britchess.wufoo.com/forms/junior-development-pathway-junior-clubs/

For Centres of Excellence — https://britchess.wufoo.com/forms/junior-development-pathway-centres-of-excellence/

For ECF Academies — https://britchess.wufoo.com/forms/junior-development-pathway-ecf-academies/

Application is free of charge. The application will be administered by Joseph Conlon, a representative of the ECF Safeguarding team, and the ECF office. Enquiries should be made to Joseph Conlon at joseph.p.conlon@gmail.com

The status will apply for three calendar years between 2023 – 2025, and the status may be revoked by the administration panel if it becomes clear that the standards required are not being maintained.

Appeals against decisions regarding Level 2 and 3 can be made to the Director of Junior Chess, upon receipt of an appeal fee of £50.00. Appeals against decisions for Level 4 should be addressed to the Director of Junior Chess, but will be considered by the full Board of Directors, upon receipt of an appeal fee of £100.00. Appeal fees will be returned if they are successful. If they are unsuccessful, the money will be added to the ECF Junior Bursary Fund.

Development Pathway

Follow this link — https://www.englishchess.org.uk/Juniors/development-pathway/

Junior Clubs accepted onto the Development Pathway Scheme

Leeds Junior Chess Club
Email: jr.hipshon@ntlworld.com
Holmfirth Chess Club
Email: stomp_all_night_now@hotmail.com
West Nottingham Chess Club
Email: ed47jones@gmail.com
Ealing Chess Club
Email: nt.rowden@gmail.com
Willesden and Brent Chess Club
Email: fulton790@aol.com
Ashton Community Chess Club
Email: davidghardy57@gmail.com
Shropshire Junior Chess Club
Email: christopher.d.lewis44@gmail.com
Sandwich Chess Club
Email: club@sandwichess.uk Tel: 07917 877727
South Bristol Junior Chess Club
Email: checkers@checkers.plus.com or andrewmilborrow@gmail.com
Watford Junior Chess Club
Email: inquiries@watfordchessclub.org
Chess Rising Stars London Academy
Email: london@chessacademy.uk
Portishead Chess Club
Email: iain@facingdanger.com
Wells Chess Club
Email: chris.strong121@outlook.com Web: https://wellschess.co.uk/

Academies accepted onto the Development Pathway Scheme
UK Chess Challenge
Email: alex@ukchess.co.uk