Welcome to the ECF Online County Championship Results Service.
English County Associations and online chess players are invited to participate in the inaugural Online Counties Championship this summer, open to all ECF Members and ECF Supporters. It will be run on chess.com: https://www.chess.com/club/ecf-online-english-county-championships

Group all play all stage will be played in June and July 2020 on a Saturday afternoon or evening with the knockout Finals stage in August. The rate of play will be not less than all moves in 45 minutes with 15 second increments. Consultation is presently underway as to the final format for the competition. See https://www.englishchess.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/ECFOLCCinfo-p...

If you would like to play in this competition see the information below and contact your county’s organiser or secretary. If no email contact please visit the county's website. You can only play for one county. Players must have a chess.com online rapid rating based on a minimum of three rated games.

Eligibility: A player is eligible to represent one of the following historical counties of England in the Championship if the player is an ECF member or supporter and meets one of the following criteria:
(i) Birth in that county.
(ii) Five years’ domicile in that county at any time.
(iii) Two months’ immediate previous and present membership of a club either in or affiliated to that County.
(iv) One month’s immediately previous and present domicile in that County.
(v) Present attendance as a student at a school, college or university in that County.

Competing County Associations and organiser contacts:
Bedfordshire: k.j.williamson@btinternet.com (1 team)
Berkshire: john.upham@zen.co.uk (1 team)
Cheshire & NW higgiecharles@gmail.com
Derbyshire: villagekiller12@gmail.com
Devon: http://devonchess.com/ (website)
Essex: match-cap@essexchess.org.uk (2 teams)
Gloucestershire: vince.southcott@gmail.com (1 team)
Greater Manchester: andrewshingleton89@googlemail.com (at least 1 team)
Hampshire: f.n.mcleod@soton.ac.uk (1 team)
Leicestershire & Rutland: www.lrca.org.uk (website) (2 teams)
Middlesex: fulton790@aol.com (at least 2 teams)
Norfolk: davidandjulie21@yahoo.co.uk (1 team)
Northumberland: mickriding@hotmail.co.uk (at least 1 team)
Oxfordshire: stephen.rumsby@maidford.plus.com (2 teams)
Shropshire: mdhc@shrewsbury.org.uk (2 teams)
Somerset: ggreenland@me.com (1 team)
Surrey: peter_mary_lawrence@hotmail.com
Warwickshire: edhgoodwin@gmail.com
Worcestershire: stephenwoodhousechess@outlook.com (1 team)
Yorkshire: http://mannchess.org.uk/YCA.htm (website) (at least 1 team)

Contacts provided by County Associations considering entries
Durham: mickriding@hotmail.co.uk
Hertfordshire: alanl.brewis@ntlworld.com
Lincolnshire: KMCCARTHYZ@aol.com

Other County Associations who may wish to participate
Cleveland, Cumbria, Kent, Lancashire, Merseyside, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Staffordshire and Suffolk.

Not participating:
Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Cornwall, Dorset, Herefordshire, Sussex and Wiltshire