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 […]

In the online match on 5th September between the North of England and the South, the first such contest since 1894, the North, captained by Mick Riding, scored a convincing […]

This is going ahead over the weekend of 25-27 September, and has already attracted 39 entries. https://northumberlandchesscongress.webs.com/

From Mick Riding: On September 5 we have the opportunity to take part in a historic rematch between North and South, the first since 1894. To join just click on […]

With over-the-board chess unlikely to resume in the near future, for the coming season it is planned to arrange the DCCA League as an online event, with two divisions and […]

Northumberland are the winners of the first ever ECF Online County Championships! With the help of a few Durham-based players who have competed in the Northumberland League, they defeated Lincolnshire […]