ICCF have announced a new structure for Champions League, including different time controls, renaming of sections and an ongoing entry system into the old C division, which is now called 'Promotional league 2017' This is where all new teams and existing teams that did not qualify for promotion last season can enter. Entry is available through ICCF Direct entry or through the International Secretary for £30. Cheques payable to 'EFCC' or pay online using reference 'CL & your TEAM NAME' Any entries via the International secretary will need a TEAM NAME, 4 players, their ICCF numbers and a team captain and their ICCF number. Please email these or send by post.
The 3 different league announcements can be seen on ICCF.com but this is the main one concerning most English teams https://www.iccf.com/message?message=766
To qualify for the next league, teams have to win their group. Please note each player will have 8 games in a double round robin and there is NO LEAVE. Radical changes which are explained in the announcement!