The 2014 and 50th British Championship started in April 2013. All those who played in tournaments between April 2013 and March 2014 and ended with an EGF rating of 1900 or higher were on the list of qualifiers . Note: This list may contain players who are not our members or do not have the required British nationality or residency requirements.
Those eligible could play in the Candidates' Tournament  in Coventry between 3rd and 5th May 2014; 24 players took part.
The top 8 available players, including Champion Andrew Kay, played in the Challengers' League  held over the holiday weekend 24th - 27th May, in London at ISH. Andrew Kay ended on 7 wins and Alex Kent ended on 5 wins and will play the title match.