January 2018

Jason Daglish ½-½ David Ramsey
Alan Young 1-0 Harry Robinson
David Stewardson 1-0 Barrie Crowther
Joe Miller 1-0 David Watson
Dan Fenton 0-1 David Armstrong

Tuesday 30th January 2018

Gary Cornwall ½-½ David Stebbings
Christian Smith ½-½ David Baynes
John Morton 1-0 Martin Beardsley
Philip Jackson 1-0 Kurt Moreby
Joe Murray ½-½ Paul Costello

Tuesday 30th January 2018

Mick Riding 1-0 Alan Welsh
Geoff Harrison 0-1 Geoff Loxham
Ted Jarah 1-0 Jose Grueso
Bob Heyman ½-½ Paul Richards
Gary Clarke 0-1 Martin Shaw

Monday 29th January 2018

Steve Bowey 0-1 Dave Jarema
Jeff Bentham 1-0 Richard Oxnard
Jeff Baird 0-1 Joe Murray
Rolf Millar 0-1 Peter Combellack
Weiming Xu 0-1 Bob Batten

Friday 26th January 2018

Everyone is cordially invited to play in the FIDE-rated Northumbria Blitz Championship!

Date: Saturday 3rd February, 2018. Start: 1pm Finish: 5pm

Venue: The Chillingham pub function room, 86 Chillingham Road, Heaton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE6 5XL.

Time control: 5 minutes plus 2 seconds per move. Entry fee: £2 per player.


75% of total entry fees will be returned as prizes. Any proceeds will go towards supporting the Northumbria Masters, which is taking place at The Chillingham on February 14-18.

Games will count towards your FIDE Blitz Rating! (To enter, you either need a FIDE ID Code or be affiliated to the English Chess Federation.)

To book your place, simply email Tim Wall on timpeterwall@gmail.com or text him on 0750 372 2366

For more info, go to: http://foresthallchess.org.uk/new-fide-rated-blitz-tournament/

John Boyd 0-1 Thomas Eggleston
Yaroslav Kolodiy 0-1 Ken Neat
Paul Bielby 0-1 Szymon Palucha
Brian Towers ½-½ Douglas Smith
Ian Maughan 0-1 Robin Nandi

Thursday 25th January 2018

Colin Vampbell 0-1 Noel Boustred
Chris Sayers 0-1 Joe Chan
Asanga Gunasekera ½-½ Gary Clarke
Mike Savin ½-½ Steve Wilde
Ben Wood ½-½ Tony Neville

Thursday 25th January 2018

Gary Hunter ½-½ Weiming Xu
Stan Johnson 0-1 Ciaran Macdonald
Allan Blackburn ½-½ Ian Toward
Tim Wilton-Davies 1-0 Tanvi Manchineni
Jay Steel 0-1 Ryan Duff

Due to eligibility, Ryan Duff has defaulted board 5

Thursday 25th January 2018

Alex Mcfarlane 0-1 George Ellames
Gary Cornwall 1-0 Ralph Firth
Christian Smith 1-0 Paul Castledine
Lewis Self 1-0 Richard Perry
Joe Murray ½-½ Isaac Mills

Wednesday 24th January 2018

Tim Wall 0-1 David Walker
Caveh Madjdpour 1-0 Kirill Gara
Zheming Zhang ½-½ John Marsh
Yichen Han 1-0 Alan Young
Stuart Skelsey ½-½ Anu Chandra

Monday 22nd January 2018