Tim Wall has asked me to mention that the Northumberland Rapidplay Championships will be held on Saturday 5th February. For full details go to: https://northumberlandchess.com/

Thirteen teams have entered this season, six in Division 1 and seven in Division 2. The full fixture list can be found here: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/82180/home

Darlington Chess Club are hosting a simultaneous display by grandmaster Keith Arkell on Tuesday16th November. Contact Carl Stephens on 07581 069 774 if you would like to take part.

An online meeting of the Durham County Chess Association will be held on Wednesday 15th September at 7.30 p.m. The link and the relevant papers will be published nearer the […]

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. […]