This is a knockout event, with matches played exclusively online.
It is open to teams consisting of four to six players, all of whom are members of the 'home union' federations.
Matches prior to the semi-finals will be played over 24 boards, the semi-finals and the final being 32 boards.
A Plate competition is available for teams which lose their first match, so everyone is guaranteed at least two matches.
2017 Cup - Mike Bell, Paul Gipson, Alex Gipson Paul Russell, Sarah O'Connor
2017 Plate - Darren Evetts, Simon Creasey, George Cuthbertson, Ian Handley, Susan Norton
To be completed by
£30 per team
Level 4 agreements are permitted in this event.