From Tim Wall: Forest Hall Chess Club is happy to announce its first major over-the-board event this summer: the Forest Hall Summer Rapidplay, on Saturday 31 July at Forest Hall […]

Very sad news – I’ve been informed that Fred Stobbart passed away on 14th June, after a short cancer-related illness. For a long time Fred was the backbone of the […]

The final round of matches in the third season produced the following results: Division 1. Forest Hall A 2 Durham City A 2; South Shields 2½ Jesmond 1½; Gosforth Empire […]

Here are the results of the fourth round of matches: Division 1. Durham City A 1 Gosforth Empire 3; Leeds 2 South Shields 2; Jesmond 1 Forest Hall A 3. […]

An announcement by Tim Wall: Entry forms are now published for the 2021 Northumbria Masters (August 26-30), which is going ahead over-the-board at a brand new Covid-secure venue, Marriott MetroCentre […]

Here are the results of the third round of matches: Division 1. Jesmond 1 Durham City A 3; Forest Hall A 2½ Leeds 1½; South Shields 2 Gosforth Empire 2. […]

Durham University have dropped out of Division 1 (apparently they didn’t realise they would have exams in May!), and have been replaced by a team from Leeds. Here are the […]

The fifth and final round of the second season of the North East Online League produced the following results: Division 1. Durham City A 3½ Jesmond ½; Tynemouth & Morpeth […]

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