Welcome to the results service of the Southern Counties Chess Union incorporating interactive match cards.

Visit our website for latest news, SCCU County Championships fixtures table and more information about the Union and its activities:

SCCU County Championships 2023/24 season. Fixtures published. You can find the section fixtures and league tables (but not in tie-break order) in the Events panel on your left and participating counties in the Club panel on your right. They can also be viewed together from the above Fixtures and League Tables menu options.

The Championships (which normally determine the Union's nominations for the national stages of the ECF Counties Championship) comprise the following competitions: Open; U2050; U1850; U1650 and U1450. All played over 16 boards save for the U1450 section at 12 boards.

Middlesex are the reigning national Counties Champions. The SCCU also currently boasts 2 reigning rating limited section champions: U2050 Essex and U1850 Middlesex

Reigning 2022/23 SCCU County Champions are Middlesex and in the rating limited sections: Essex U2050 & U1650, Middlesex U1850 and Surrey U1450.

Visit our Championships webpages for more information including the results for previous seasons prior to 2023/24:

Eligibility to play for a County
During any one season (September to August) a player can only represent one county in competition (this may be a different county in online competition). ECF membership (minimum bronze level for over-the-board and Supporter level for online) is required as games are ECF rated. A player must be associated with a county in one of the following ways to be eligible to play for that county:
(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.
The London Boroughs north of the River Thames have historically been part of Essex or Middlesex (with the River Lea dividing them) whilst those south as part of Kent or Surrey.


SCCU County Championships 2022/2023
Results can be found at:
.Open. https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/118626/efixtures
U2050 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/118631/efixtures
U1850 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/118636/efixtures
U1650 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/118641/efixtures
U1450 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/118646/efixtures

SCCU County Championships 2021/2022
Results can be found at:
.Open. https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/85026/efixtures
U2050 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/85043/efixtures
U1850 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/85072/efixtures
U1650 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/85089/efixtures
U1450 https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/85106/efixtures

ECF County Challenge Summer 2021
Three southeastern counties participated in this pre-season warm up event. Results for the Major and Minor competitions both won by Essex can be found at: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/36/previous

SCCU County Championships 2020/2021
In the 2020/21 season (during which the SCCU County Championships were not held due to the covid-19 pandemic) the Union held alternate competitions online using this ECF LMS site for the first time. You can select the events for the 2020 online alternate competitions that were held from the above 'Previous Seasons' menu option.

(comprising average team rated 2050 and 1675 sections)

Surrey won the 2050 Major
Essex Philpott won the 1675 Inter
Individual inter county games took place within the County Challenge and occasional U1450 team matches in the Minor Preliminary.

SCCU County Championships 2019/2020 and earlier
Visit the Championships webpages for the results for previous seasons prior to 2020/21 at: