Northumberland Chess League

Posted by Lewis on February 9, 2018

The Northumberland Chess League is the premier local chess competition for players in Newcastle, Northumberland and Tyneside. In 2017-18 the league has 33 teams of five, representing twelve clubs, with over 150 players regularly taking part. Our season runs from October to April, but new players may join in at any point. For more information on getting involved please see our Clubs page, or email

Curious how a chess league works? You can now follow @ncaleague on Twitter.

To see your favourite team’s results, click on the filter below with the team you want to see results from. The page you’re looking at now displays the results for all teams in the order they were submitted – so the most recent result will be immediately below this notice.

Northumberland Chess Team Captains

To submit results, use the Submit Result button, where you will find further instructions. The website will now automatically update the results and league table when you submit a result. If you make a mistake, email and it will be corrected as soon as possible.

Forest Hall F 2-3 Leam Lane Bullets

Posted by Lewis on March 16, 2018

Tom McAllister 0-1 Alan Young
Ciaran McDonald ½-½ Dave Stewardson
Oliver Wall 0-1 Rob Appleby
Tanvi Manchineni ½-½ Joe Miller
Morgan French 1-0 Dan Fenton

Friday 16th March 2018

South Shields A 3.5-1.5 Forest Hall Brigadiers

Posted by Lewis on March 16, 2018

John Boyd 1-0 Mark Younger
Yaroslav Kolodiy 0-1 Martin Seeber
Paul Bielby 1-0 Mike Smith
Brian Towers ½-½ John Wall Jnr
Ian Maughan 1-0 Mark Broughton

Thursday 15th March 2018

Tynedale Reivers 2-3 Tynemouth B

Posted by Lewis on March 16, 2018

Derek Harris 1-0 Keith Rockett
Ian Mackay 1-0 Steve Burnell
Steve Larkin 0-1 Dave Hair
Christine Moorcroft 0-1 Dave Jarema
Dave Humphreys 0-1 Ray Garside

Thursday 15th March 2018

Gateshead 1.5-3.5 Gosforth Ivy

Posted by Lewis on March 15, 2018

Kevin Cox ½-½ Mick Riding
Denise Mosse ½-½ Kurt Moreby
Bill Noble 0-1 Joe Chan
Alex Johnson ½-½ Ted Jarah
Default 0-1 Tony Neville

Thursday 15th March 2018

Alnwick A 2-3 Morpeth B

Posted by Lewis on March 14, 2018

George Ellames ½-½ Bob Mitcheson
Ralph Firth 1-0 Jose Grueso
Paul Castledine ½-½ Paul Richards
Richard Perry 0-1 Martin Shaw
Isaac Mills 0-1 Dave Ramsey

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Gosforth Regents 4-1 Newcastle University

Posted by Lewis on March 13, 2018

David Stebbings 0-1 Jeremy Revell
David Baynes 1-0 Maxim Misevra
Martin Beardsley 1-0 Fateh Singh
Kurt Moreby 1-0 Kevin Zhang
Paul Costello 1-0 Default

Monday 12th March 2018

County Championship Round 5 Results (2017-18)

Posted by Lewis on March 12, 2018


13Moreby James2061 – 03Walker David2131
26Boyd John1910 – 1Wall Tim2082
35Dargan Paul1951 – 0Han Yichen1789
47Henderson David19121 – 02Coathup Roger1974
510Riding Mick172½ – ½2Zhang Zheming1848
611Trevelyan Andy169½1 – 01Arora Manoj14414
713Robson Paul1611 – 01Skelsey Stuart16612


12Bielby Paul16741 – 03Smith Mike1535
24Marsh John15420 – 13Laws Darren1681
313Arora Manoj1442– – +3Clarke John14115
414Walshaw David1441 – 02Wall (Jnr) John1488
59Rowden Kevin1472+ – –France John14511
66Mitcheson Robert1521 – 0Robson Paul1613
712Smith Christian1451 – 0Younger Mark1507
810Burnell Steve14611bye


15Rook Ian12830 – 13Czestochowski Eddie1342
27Baird Jeff12331 – 0Cox Kevin1361
33Moreby Kurt1311 – 02Xu Weiming1139
410Johnson Stan11120 – 1Noble William1266
512Appleby Rob9320 – 1Heyman Bob1208
613Glasper Brendan8410 – 1Gunasekera Asanga10211
714Miller Joe8011bye

Forest Hall Brigadiers 3-2 Tynemouth A

Posted by Lewis on March 10, 2018

Mark Younger 0-1 Paul Dargan
Martin Seeber 1-0 David Henderson
Mike Smith 1-0 Darren Laws
John Wall Jnr 1-0 John Clarke
Mark Broughton 0-1 Gary Cornwell

Friday 9th March 2018

Forest Hall G 1-4 Leam Lane Comets

Posted by Lewis on March 10, 2018

Morgan French 0-1 Rob Appleby
Tony Gao ½-½ Colin McGarty
Prachi Arora ½-½ Joe Miller
Henry Rewcastle 0-1 Dan Fenton
Maanvi-Manchi Neni 0-1 Bill Wilkinson

Friday 9th March 2018

South Shields D 1.5-3.5 Forest Hall Ensigns

Posted by Lewis on March 9, 2018

Gary Hunter ½-½ Jamie McIntosh
Stan Johnson 0-1 Weiming Xu
Alan Blackburn 0-1 Ciaran MacDonald
Tim Wilton-Davies 0-1 Kuba Jakobowicz
Jay Steel 1-0 Ryan Duff

Thursday 8th March 2018