Change of venue for Durham Congress

Posted by Lewis on April 19, 2017

Important change: Due to summer term scheduling issues at Durham University, the Durham County Congress (May 5-7) has switched back from Grey College, Durham City, to its traditional venue for the last six years: Houghton Sports Centre, Station Road, Houghton-le-Spring DH4 5EF. For more details, contact entries secretary Lara Barnes:

Forest Hall Admirals 4.5-0.5 Durham City

Posted by Lewis on April 17, 2017

Daniel Gormally 1-0 Thomas Eggleston
Tim Wall 1-0 Ken Neat
Zheming Zhang ½-½ Szymon Palucha
Alan Harvey 1-0 Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya
Mark Younger 1-0 Sebastian Palucha

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Gosforth Ivy 1.5-3.5 Gosforth Salters

Posted by Lewis on April 17, 2017

Ted Jarah ½-½ Ron Plater
Martin Beardsley 0-1 Stefan Hartmann
Joe Chan ½-½ Paul Sumner
Gary Clarke 0-1 Geoff Harrison
Steven Wilde ½-½ Kurt Moreby

Friday 01st January 2016

Gosforth E 1-4 Tynemouth C

Posted by Lewis on April 17, 2017

I Chan 0-1 A Moneva-jordan
No Bostred ½-½ C M Smith
S Wilde ½-½ J Morton
T Neville 0-1 L Self
B Ord 0-1 Joe Murrey

Monday 06th March 2017

Alnwick A 1-4 Gosforth Salters

Posted by Lewis on April 17, 2017

Phil Hemsley 1-0 Geoff Harrison
George Ellames 0-1 Stefan Hartman
Paul Castledine 0-1 Paul Sumner
Ralph Firth 0-1 Kurt Moreby
Joe Pharoah 0-1 Martin Beardsley

Wednesday 29th March 2017

Newcastle University 1.5-3.5 Gosforth Salters

Posted by Lewis on April 17, 2017

Victoria Chan 0-1 Ron Plater
Chris Goodall 1-0 Geoff Harrison
Jeremy Revell 0-1 David Stebbings
Michael Knight 0-1 Paul Sumner
Kamala Madatora ½-½ Martin Beardsley

Thursday 23rd March 2017

Morpeth B 3.5-1.5 Gateshead

Posted by Lewis on April 17, 2017

Phil Eastlake 1-0 Kevin Cox
Bob Mitcheson 1-0 Peter Wells
Geoff Loxham 0-1 Bill Noble
Paul Richards ½-½ Denise Mosse
Jose Grueso 1-0 Alex Johnson

Wednesday 22nd March 2017

Tyneside Easter Congress

Posted by Lewis on April 10, 2017

Entries are still being accepted for the inaugural Tyneside Easter Congress, which is being held Friday 14th-Sunday 16th April at Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute, Crescent Way North, Forest Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9AR.

There are three sections (FIDE rated Open, Major (Under 160 ECF) and Challengers (Under 120). You can enter online here: or contact organizer Tim Wall via email: or phone: (0750) 3722366. Entry fees can also be sent by cheque to: ‘Forest Hall Chess Club’, 7 Nixon Terrace, Blyth NE24 3EE, or paid on the day.

Tynemouth Venue Change

Posted by Lewis on April 3, 2017

I just wanted to make everyone aware that the Tynemouth venue has changed. Any matches and club nights will no longer be played at the Spring Gardens but have moved to the following address:

Marden Residents Association,
Bavington Gardens,
North Shields
NE30 3QD.

Forest Hall Chieftains 2.5-2.5 Morpeth B

Posted by Lewis on April 3, 2017

Jeff Bentham 0-1 Bob Mitcheson
Ian Rook 0-1 Geoff Loxham
Mark Broughton 1-0 Paul Richards
Jamie Mcintosh 1-0 Dave Ramsey
Jeff Baird ½-½ Harry Robinson

Friday 31st March 2017