Calendar

The calendar is now sortable by category and by tag, both at the top of the calendar. You can use the button at the foot of the calendar to add this calendar to your own (Google, Apple, Timely etc). The print button at the top will print the page you’re on. Clicking on the main calendar bar (top left) allows you to choose a date to jump to. PLEASE NOTE – where an event is marked as ‘ALL DAY’ it may be best to check with the organisers in case they have not submitted a start and/or end time to us …

To submit your event to the ECF calendar – click here. This will also enable you to submit your event to the International Rating Office for registration with FIDE if it is FIDE-rated or has a FIDE-rated section(s)* | For a PDF of the ECF Event Calendar (updated every 4-6 weeks) – click here (PDF updated May 8th 2020)
* English events or events covered by the ECF only, obviously …

Official FIDE events … http://www.fide.com/calendar … and the rest – worldwide chess events from the FIDE website – http://www.fide.com/calendar/tournaments.html

To submit your FIDE-rated event to the FIDE Events Calendar, click this link – https://www.fide.com/calendar/tournaments.html?view=calendar&task=uregister

A new badge system has been introduced whenever possible from 26/3/18 onwards. An amber wheelchair (below) means that the venue has at least some disability-friendly aspects, whereas a green wheelchair (also below) means it’s particularly so. In all cases, but especially where no badge is evident, PLEASE contact the organisers for more details …


The links to external websites within the calendar 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 …

Mar
27
Fri
2020
Friday Evening Slow Blitz @ ECF Online
Mar 27 @ 8:00 pm

On Chess.com – https://www.chess.com/live#r=173392 | 90 minutes Arena format tournament, time control 10 | 0
ECF Online rated
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Mar
28
Sat
2020
Saturday Evening Blitz @ ECF Online
Mar 28 @ 8:00 pm

On lichess.org – https://lichess.org/tournament/x9B3MQcY  | 90 minutes Arena format tournament, time control 10 | 0
ECF Online rated
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Mar
29
Sun
2020
Sunday Evening Rapid @ ECF Online
Mar 29 @ 7:30 pm

On Chess.com – https://www.chess.com/live#t=1166677 | 3 round Swiss tournament, time control 15 | 10
ECF Online rated
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
1
Wed
2020
Wednesday Evening Blitz @ ECF Online
Apr 1 @ 7:30 pm
Apr
2
Thu
2020
Thursday Afternoon Blitz @ ECF Online
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 15|10
ECF Online rated
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
3
Fri
2020
Friday Evening Slow Blitz @ Online
Apr 3 @ 8:00 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
4
Sat
2020
Saturday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 4 @ 8:00 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
5
Sun
2020
Sunday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 5 @ 7:30 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 15 | 10
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
8
Wed
2020
Wednesday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 8 @ 7:30 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 5 | 5
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
10
Fri
2020
Friday Evening Slow Blitz @ Online
Apr 10 @ 8:00 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
11
Sat
2020
Saturday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 11 @ 8:00 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
12
Sun
2020
Sunday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 12 @ 7:30 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 15 | 10
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
15
Wed
2020
Wednesday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 15 @ 7:30 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 5 | 5
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
17
Fri
2020
Friday Evening Slow Blitz @ Online
Apr 17 @ 8:00 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
18
Sat
2020
Saturday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 18 @ 8:00 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
19
Sun
2020
Sunday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 19 @ 7:30 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 15 | 10
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
22
Wed
2020
Wednesday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 5 | 5
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
24
Fri
2020
Friday Evening Slow Blitz @ Online
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
25
Sat
2020
Saturday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 25 @ 8:00 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 10 | 0
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Apr
26
Sun
2020
Sunday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 26 @ 7:30 pm

On Chess.com – URL to follow | Time control 15 | 10
https://www.chess.com/club/english-chess-federation-members

Apr
29
Wed
2020
Wednesday Evening Blitz @ Online
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm

On lichess.org – URL to follow | Time control 5 | 5
https://lichess.org/team/english-chess-players

Jun
20
Sat
2020
Online Counties Championships – Round 2
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm
Jun
26
Fri
2020
National Online Club Championships @ ECF Online
Jun 26 – Jun 28 all-day

A chance for your club to win a national title! A five-round Swiss, six-board tournament (maximum of 12 players per team), played on the Lichess platform and managed through the ECF’s LMS. Rules for the competition can be found here and the entry form here. Entries close at midnight on Sunday 21st June. Sections to be determined following entry closure. £10 per team entry fee. Informal enquiries to the Championship Controller Stephen Greep at sjgreep@gmail.com

Jul
4
Sat
2020
Online Counties Championships – Round 3
Jul 4 @ 6:30 pm
Jul
9
Thu
2020
1st England Juniors Rapid Arenas @ lichess.org
Jul 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm