The Durham Congress have a chance to win £250 towards the congress. It would be great if everyone could leave a vote using the link below. It’s completely free to vote.
Last updated: 27th October 2019
Bold means a player is tied to this team.
Italic means a player has used their free game on board 3, and will be tied to this team if they play again on boards 1-3.
Red bold and red italic are recent changes. There aren’t any yet.
Forest Hall A Max Turner, Tim Wall, Yichen Han, Caveh Madjdpour
Forest Hall B Zheming Zhang, Mark Younger, Ravi Wariyar, John Wall jnr
Forest Hall C Mike Smith, Mehdi Mazarei, Steve Bowey
Forest Hall D Stuart Skelsey, Ciaran McDonald, Morgan French
Forest Hall E Jamie McIntosh, Weiming Xu, Ryan Duff
Gosforth Empire James Moreby, Andy Lawson, Mick Riding
Gosforth Ivy Chris Goodall, Paul Sumner, Jack Erskine-Pereira
Gosforth Salters Joe Chan, Martin Beardsley, Mark McKay
Gosforth Woodbines Noel Boustred, Gary Clarke, Steve Wilde
Leam Lane Aces David Walker, Graeme Oswald, Norman Solomon
Morpeth A Roger Coathup, Mike Smyth, James Turner, Richard Symonds
Morpeth B Phil Eastlake, Bob Mitcheson, Geoff Loxham
South Shields A Dave Mooney, John Boyd, Paul Bielby, Yaroslav Kolodiy, Kevin Rowden
South Shields B Konstantinos Delidimoudis, Kevin Rowden, Dave Patterson
South Shields C Ian Maughan, Dave Peardon, Chris Sayers, Colin Campbell, Jim Riddle, Ben Wood
Tynemouth A David Henderson, Paul Dargan, Gary Cornwall
Tynemouth B Dave Jarema, Dave Hair, Steve Burnell
Tynemouth C Simon Matthews, Chris Smith, John Morton
These handbooks have been a smash hit so far. If the association had a pound for each extra copy I’d sold, which as it happens they do because they cost £1, then they would have £7. Does anyone else want one?
The fixtures for 2019 are online. Fixtures from Jan – April 2020 will be put up over the course of the this week.
The UK Blitz 2019 is being staged as a series of qualifiers over two weekends in September followed by an all play all final in November. The Finals and qualifiers combined will have a total prize fund in excess of £5,000. This will be an Open Championship and there is no geographic or citizenship restriction on entry.
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The Northumberland Chess Association (NCA) individual championships are open to players who are registered with the NCA and are members of the English Chess Federation (ECF).
There are three sections, each consisting of a seven round tournament with successive rounds typically starting four weeks apart.
- Zollner – no grading limit.
- Sell – ECF grading under 170.
- Gilroy – ECF grading under 140.
Gradings are as in the August 2019 revision of the ECF grading list. Ungraded players who wish to enter a grading-limited section should provide evidence of playing strength when entering.
Entry is free.
To enter, email the following details to firstname.lastname@example.org:
- Section(s) to enter (max 2)
- Email address
- NCA club
Entries must arrive before 5 PM on Sunday 29th September 2019.
The draw for round 1 will be published on Sunday 29th September 2019. Entrants will be sent contact details for their opponent to allow them to arrange their game on a mutually acceptable date.
The current pressident of the Northumberland Chess Association John Wheeler has been awarded The President’s Award for Services to Chess by the ECF 2019 awards for being actively involved in chess in Northumberland for 40 years. In addition to this, the Northumberland Chess Bulletin has won the Magazine of the year award for it’s impressive content.
This years Zollner book is now available! The book is 70 pages and contains all games played in this years Zollner, Sell and Gilroy competitions with diagrams and light annotations where appropriate. The price is £8 per copy if collected from John Wheeler. He will bring some copies to Gosforth Chess Club on Monday evenings and to NCA meetings in September. Email Buy Xanax From Canada if you’re interested any wish to reserve a copy. Electronic copies are available for the same price for those with special requirements.