Northumberland Chess League

Posted by Lewis on December 6, 2016

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, search their name in the search bar on the top right. If you want to find out all the results from teams of a club search the clubs name. The page you’re looking at now displays the results for all teams in roughly 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.

Jesmond Knights 3-2 Durham City

Posted by Lewis on October 19, 2017

Malola Prasath 0-1 Ken Neat
Chris Izod 1-0 Szymon Palucha
Andy Trevelyan ½-½ Robin Nandi
John Turnock 1-0 Steve Jefferies
Liam Dobson ½-½ Sebastien Palucha

Thursday 19th October 2017

Leam Lane Comets 2.5-2.5 Forest Hall Dragoons

Posted by Lewis on October 18, 2017

Alan Young 0-1 Jeff Bentham
Dave Stewardson ½-½ Jeff Baird
Rob Forsythe 0-1 Rolf Millar
Rob Appleby 1-0 Ryan Duff
Clive Briggs 1-0 Default

Tuesday 17th October 2017

Gosforth Salters 2.5-2.5 South Shields A

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2017

Michael McBeth ½-½ Yaroslav Molodiy
Stefan Hartmann 1-0 Paul Bielby
Roy Bagnall ½-½ Simon McGuinness
Paul Sumner 0-1 Brian Towers
Geoff Harrison ½-½ Ian Maughan

Monday 16th October 2017

Tynemouth A 2.5-2.5 Forest Hall Admirals

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2017

Paul Dargan 0-1 Tim Wall
David Henderson 1-0 Zheming Zhang
Darren Laws ½-½ Yichen Han
John Clarke ½-½ Stuart Skelsey
Gary Cornwall ½-½ Mike Smith

Monday 16th October 2017

Gosforth Ivy 1.5-3.5 Gosforth Regents

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2017

Edward Jarah 0-1 David Stebbings
Kristian Mills 0-1 David Baynes
Joe Chan 0-1 Martin Beardsley
Gary Clarke ½-½ Kurt Moreby
Tony Neville 1-0 Paul Costello

Monday 16th October 2017

Forest Hall Admirals 2.5-2.5 Forest Hall Brigadiers

Posted by Lewis on October 14, 2017

Daniel Gormally 1-0 Alan Harvey
Tim Wall ½-½ Mark Younger
Zheming Zhang 1-0 Martin Seeber
Yichen Han 0-1 John Newberry
Stuart Skelsey 0-1 Mike Smith

Friday 13th October 2017

Newcastle University 3.5-1.5 Tynedale Reivers

Posted by Lewis on October 12, 2017

Victoria Chan ½-½ Tim Wrigley
Maxim Misevra 1-0 Steve Larkin
Jeremy Revell 1-0 Bruce Reed
Kadir Kadir (Kiro Samuraya) 1-0 Derek Blair
Javier Horas 0-1 Dave Humphreys

Thursday 12th October 2017

Forest Hall Chieftains 3.5-1.5 Alnwick A

Posted by Lewis on October 12, 2017

Mike Smith 0-1 George Ellames
Johnny Wall Jnr ½-½ Ralph Firth
Mark Broughton 1-0 Paul Castledine
Paul Charlton 1-0 Vincent Cowley
John Wall Snr 1-0 Isaac Mills

Wednesday 11th October 2017

Morpeth B 2-3 Gateshead

Posted by Lewis on October 11, 2017

Phil Eastlake 0-1 Kevin Cox
Alan Welsh 0-1 Denise Mosse
Geoff Loxham 1-0 Bill Noble
Paul Richards 1-0 Alex Johnson
Harry Robinson 0-1 Peter Wells

Wednesday 11th October 2017

Forest Hall Ensigns 3.5-1.5 Forest Hall G

Posted by Lewis on October 11, 2017

Ian Rook 0-1 Ian Toward
Jamie McIntosh 1-0 Suryash Dull
Ryan Duff ½-½ Kuba Jacobow
Keith Brooks 1-0 Patrick Pearson
Morgan French 1-0 Conrad Bell

Friday 6th October 2017