Northumberland Chess League

Posted by Lewis on November 28, 2018

The Northumberland Chess League is the premier local chess competition for players in Newcastle, Northumberland and Tyneside. In 2018-19 the league has 30 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 WordPress Plugin

Posted by Lewis on November 28, 2018

This is mainly a post for all club webmasters. I’ve created a WordPress plugin which allows you to display a live copy of the NCA table and fixtures on your club websites. It allows you to filter the fixtures down to your own club so you don’t have to go searching on this website for fixtures you’re interested in. If your club website runs on WordPress give me an email if you want to get a copy of the plugin. I plan on adding a lot of new features to this plugin if enough clubs decide to take it up. If you’re interested you can view it working on the South Shields Chess Club website.

Forest Hall C 2-3 South Shields B

Posted by Lewis on December 7, 2018

Stuart Skelsey ½-½ Brian Towers
Johnny Wall Jnr ½-½ Kevin Rowden
Paul Charlton 0-1 Chris Sayers
John Wall Snr 0-1 Ben Wood
Ciaran Macdonald 1-0 Jay Steel

Friday 7th December 2018

Gateshead 2-3 South Shields D

Posted by Lewis on December 6, 2018

Kevin Cox 0-1 Gary Hunter
Bill Noble ½-½ Kuba Jakubowicz
Peter Wells 1-0 Tim Wilton-Davies
Alex Johnson 0-1 Jay Steel
Asa Bayram ½-½ Kevin Lanek

Thursday 6th December 2018

Tynemouth B 2.5-2.5 Newcastle University

Posted by Lewis on December 5, 2018

Keith Rockett ½-½ Jeremy Revell
Paul Edwards 1-0 Maxim Miserva
Dave Jarema ½-½ Hanif Zaman
Steve Burnell ½-½ Mez Benmaamar
Dave Hair 0-1 Ugo Oguejiofor

Tuesday 4th December 2018

Gosforth Salters 2-4 Tynemouth C

Posted by Lewis on December 4, 2018

Ray Devenney 0-1 Antonio Moneva-Jordan
David Baines 0-1 Gary Cornwall
Denise Mosse 0-1 Christian Smith
Paul Sumner ½-½ John Morton
Alistair Ridley 1-0 Lewis Self
Joe Chan ½-½ Joe Murray

Monday 3rd December 2018

Gosforth Ivy 2.5-2.5 Tynedale

Posted by Lewis on December 4, 2018

John Wheeler 0-1 Tim Wrigley
Dave Stebbings ½-½ James Ross
Paul Costello ½-½ Ian Mackay
Bob Heyman ½-½ Peter Crichton
Ted Jarah 1-0 Dave Humphreys

Monday 3rd December 2018

Forest Hall B 2.5-2.5 South Shields A

Posted by Lewis on December 1, 2018

Zheming Zhang 0-1 David Mooney
Max Turner ½-½ John Boyd
Chris Goodall 1-0 Paul Bielby
Mike Smith ½-½ Brian Towers
Ravi Wariyar ½-½ Ian Maughan

Friday 30th November 2018

South Shields E 2-3 Gosforth Woodbines

Posted by Lewis on November 30, 2018

Eddie Czestochowski 0-1 Noel Boustred
Asanga Gunasekera ½-½ Bob Heyman
Ben Wood ½-½ Gary Clarke
Mike Savin 1-0 Steve Wilde
Cain Connor 0-1 Brian Ord

Thursday 29th November 2018

Alnwick 3-2 Forest Hall F

Posted by Lewis on November 28, 2018

George Ellames 0-1 Mike Smith
Ralph Firth 1-0 Roy Perrier
Paul Castledine 1-0 Ian Toward
Dave Smith 1-0 Ryan Duff
Vincent Cowley 0-1 Tom MacAllister

Wednesday 28th November 2018

Morpeth C 3-2 Forest Hall E

Posted by Lewis on November 28, 2018

Gary Pollard 1-0 Steve Bowey
David Ramsey 0-1 Rolf Miller
Harry Robinson 0-1 Jeff Baird
David Watson 1-0 Jeff Bentham
Andrew Levy 1-0 Weiming Xu

Wednesday 28th November 2018