Membership partners and benefits

JustGo Rewards
GoMembership offers great discounts on retail, leisure, travel and eating out, with thousands of discounts on offer from over 270 of your favourite online and high street retailers. You can save hundreds or even thousands of pounds on your purchases, and the sign-up cost will almost certainly be recouped in your first purchase. To join GoMembership click here –
The rewards scheme is tiered, based on your ECF membership as follows — Platinum is free; Gold costs £5 for a year; Silver (including Free Junior Silver) costs £10 for a year; Bronze costs £15 for a year; Supporter (including the new Queen’s Gambit Scheme) costs £20 for a year
Chess & Bridge
Chess & Bridge offer all members 50% off CHESS Magazine for the first year, and staggered discounts off online purchases according to your membership level – Supporters / QGS / Bronze members 5%; Silver / Gold / Platinum members 10%. Chess & Bridge supply chess books, chess sets, software and computers by mail order and also have a retail shop at 44 Baker Street, London W1U 7RT
Chess Direct
Chess Direct offer staggered discounts off online purchases according to your membership level – Supporters / QGS 5%; Bronze / Silver / Gold 10%; Platinum members 15%
ChessKid offer 25% off the upgrade price from the free Basic account to the Gold account for ECF members
Newman Tuition
Newman Tuition offers all ECF members 10% discount plus a free first lesson
Fred Olsen
All ECF members can get 10% off the cost of any Fred. Olsen Cruise
Note – subsequent cruises booked with Fred Olsen will attract a smaller 5% discount, as at the point of booking the first cruise, members become Fred Olsen customers.
Premier Engraving
Premier Engraving & Sports Goods offer all ECF members a 5% discount
HMCA Insurance
ECF members can get discounted private medical cover with HMCA Insurance

All members, including ECF Supporters and QGS Supporters also get —

Ability to join ECF online clubs on and Lichess, play in online club events, and gain an official ECF online rating – further details are here at

ChessMoves – the ECF’s monthly magazine, with a link sent by email

The ECF Yearbook – discounted price for the printed version [the PDF version is free – see the Yearbook archive here]

Eligibility to become an ECF titled player via the ECF Master Points System (recently updated) – click here

Silver ECF members and above are eligible to participate in the ECF Grand Prixhere