Chess Organisations and Leagues

National and International Chess Organisations

International Chess Federation (FIDE)
FIDE is an international organization based in Switzerland that connects the various national chess federations and acts as the governing body of international chess competition. 

English Chess Federation
This is the governing chess organisation in England and is affiliated to FIDE.  

English Chess Federation RATINGS   
A database of Over-the-Board and Online ratings which are further divided into Standard, Rapid and Blitz.   

A database archive containing more than 700.000 tournaments from around the world, from club tournaments to European Championships and Chess Olympiads. It is usually updated very promptly.

Chess Associations

Chess Cornwall

The website of the Cornwall County Chess Association who, amongst other activities, organise the annual West of England Counties Online Championship.  

Chess Leagues 

Four Nations Chess League (4NCL)

Britain’s Four Nations Chess League (4NCL) is a team competition, and also plays a key role in providing opportunities for the best young talents aiming at the grandmaster title.  See this Guardian article for more information.