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Maurice Bell

I’m very sorry to have to report that Maurice Bell died a few days ago. For very many years Maurice was one of the mainstays of Durham County Chess, playing […]

Results of the 2nd round of matches: Division 1. Jesmond 4 Tynemouth & Morpeth A 0; Gosforth Empire 1 Durham City A 3; South Shields 2½ Forest Hall A 1½. […]

Bryan Bainbridge reports on how the club is managing during the lockdown: Since the first lockdown all the Bishop Auckland Chess Club players have played every Monday and when available […]

An update from Mick Riding: Dear All, This is just to advise you that after conversation with the Mercure today we have agreed that the 2021 Durham Congress cannot go […]

The first round of matches in the second season of the North East Online League, played on 19th January, produced these results: Division 1. South Shields 3 Jesmond 1; Forest […]

Apologies for this delayed update… The winners of the first NE Online League, which concluded before Christmas, were: Division 1 – Durham City A;  Division 2 – Durham City B;  […]

Here are the results of the first two rounds: Division 1 Gosforth Empire 1 Durham City A 3;  Jesmond 3 Durham University 1;  Forest Hall A 3½ Tynemouth & Morpeth […]

David Walker is organising an online competition on behalf of the Northumberland Chess Association. There are three sections: Open Under 2000 ECF rating Under 1700 ECF rating Players must be […]

Tim Wall has proposed a North East Online League. Proposed North East Online League 2020

North Tyneside Council have advised that the congress cannot go ahead against the background of the latest North East lockdown measures. A great disappointment for the organiser Mick Riding after […]