The ECA Team Blitz has been run since 1993; 27 years, with Ivor Smith at the helm on each occasion, having started the event when Tournament Secretary. The format is teams of four, Game Points basis. The time on each clock has varied, but is now stated as a minimum of 7 minutes.

Team Blitz winners

Year

Winning Team

Score

Year

Winning Team

Score

1993

Writtle

34/40

2008

Cavendish

21/24

1994

Writtle

30/36

2009

Ilford

20/28

1995

Ilford

n/k

2010

Cavendish

27/32

1996

Cavendish

35/52

2011

Cavendish

30½/32

1997

Writtle

22/28

2012

Cavendish

27½/36

1998

Ilford

39/44

2013

Wanstead A

26/36

1999

Cavendish

30/36

2014

Barking

29/36

2000

Cavendish

36½/44

2015

Wanstead A

36/44

2001

Ilford 1

40½/44

2016

Wanstead A

18/24

2002

Cavendish

29/36

2017

Wanstead A

25½/36

2003

Ilford

29½/36

2018

Barking *

21½/32

2004

Cavendish

29/40

2019

Wanstead B

25½/32

2005

Cavendish

30/36

2006

Chelmsford

31/40

2007

Cavendish

26½/32

* 2018: Hackney, 24½/32, won the tournament, but were not eligible for the Championship.