The NCCU Club Championship will be held during the first half of 2020.

The Sections of the Championship will comprise the following:

Open: Open to all players

Major: Total grading limit (4 players) 680. Average top 2 boards 180

Minor: Total grading limit (4 players) 520. Average top 2 boards 140

Seniors: Open Team Championship

A 4 player team (average age of combined players must be at least 55 years).

If enough teams enter a particular section, there may be a jamboree event at a central venue.

All NCCU and Northern clubs can enter - £10 per team.
A third team entering from the same club would only pay £5
A team comprising three juniors - Free to enter

Winners of each Section to receive an NCCU Trophy and a Digital Clock.

The NCCU Club Rules will be adhered to in particular reference to the following:

  • All players must be ECF Members
  • All teams must be affiliated to a County Association
  • All teams must be members of recognised Chess Clubs
Could you please enter teams by 30th December 2019 (when the draw and rules will be sent to team captains.)

Teams wishing to enter should contact:
Keith Smith
NCCU Club Championship Organiser

Online entry form

Tel. No.: 
E-mail address: 
Team notes: 
Please make cheques payable to: Northern Counties Chess Union
... and send to the NCCU Treasurer - address under Officers.

Help - sending in Club Championship entry

You can enter the 2019-2020 NCCU Club Championships by filling in this form.

Required fields are team, which section you wish to enter and your signature. Captain's name and contact details can be sent later by email to the organiser...

A copy of your entry will be sent to you if you enter your email address.

If your club can offer a neutral venue to other teams playing in the Championships then this could be indicated under Team notes or please notify me by email - Keith Smith, Club Championship Organiser at

Click the button to email your entry to me and the NCCU Treasurer.

Please send a cheque through to George Horne, the NCCU Treasurer - address under NCCU officials.