A FIDE-rated blitz tournament was held in South Shields on Saturday 6th July. The event, a great success, attracted 47 entries and the overall winner was David Walker. Eddie Czestochowski has produced an illustrated report.
Tim Wall has accounced that there will be a total of 20 free entries available to juniors at the Northumbria Masters tournaments. To apply, write to Tim at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At the DCCA AGM in May the Treasurer Keith Smith announced that he was standing down, and a replacement has not yet been found. Is anyone willing to help local chess by taking on this job?