National competitions

This page provides links to the national competitions which NCA teams enter.

Inter-County Championship

The NCA enters teams in the Midlands stages of the Inter-County Championship at Under 180, Under 160, Under 140 and Under 120 levels (Previous years will reflect levels prior to grade changes in 2009). Successful teams go on to the national stages.


The NCA runs two teams in the 4NCL (Four Nations Chess League).

ECF County & District Correspondence Championship

The NCA enters a team in the Ward-Higgs and a team in the Sinclair.