The North East Online League is open to teams based in Northumberland, Durham and Cleveland, and matches take place on alternate Tuesdays at 7:30pm during each season.
Games are played on, with a time control of 45 minutes plus 15 seconds per move.
Matches are normally between teams of 4 players, with extra boards possible by agreement between the two teams.
Season 3 of the North East Online League will take place from April to June 2021, and is comprised of 4 Divisions.
Season 3 (Summer 2021) matches are on the following dates:
Round 1: Tuesday 13 April, 2021
Round 2: Tuesday 27 April, 2021
Round 3: Tuesday 11 May, 2021
Round 4: Tuesday 25 May, 2021
Round 5: Tuesday 8 June, 2021
One team will be eligible for promotion in Season 3 from each of Divisions 2, 3 and 4, and one team will be relegated from each of Divisions 1, 2 and 3.
Please note: Players should be paid-up ECF Members or Supporters before playing their first game in the League.
Team captains should report any Fair Play issues to the League first, before Lichess.