South Shields C 1.5-3.5 Tynedale

Posted by Lewis on November 9, 2018

Colin Campbell ½-½ Tim Wrigley
Jim Riddle 1-0 James Ross
David Peardon 0-1 Ian Mackay
Asanga Gunasekara 0-1 Peter Crichton
Gary Hunter 0-1 Steve Larkin

Friday 9th November 2018

Create an Article

Posted by Lewis on November 8, 2018

I’ve decided to make it easier for Northumberland Chess members to post to the website. I have created a page called “Create an Article”. You are able to create your own article and save it as a draft on the website. After it has been checked over and approved it will be displayed on the front page.

Morpeth C 1.5-3.5 Gateshead

Posted by Lewis on November 8, 2018

Gary Pollard ½-½ Kevin Cox
Dave Ramsey 1-0 Bill Noble
Barrie Crowther 0-1 Peter Wells
Harry Robinson 0-1 Alex Johnson
Stephen Farrelly 0-1 Asa Bayram

Wednesday 7th November 2018

Northumberland Chess League

Posted by Lewis on November 8, 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.

Tynemouth B 3-2 South Shields B

Posted by Lewis on November 7, 2018

Keith Rocket ½-½ Brian Towers
Paul Edwards 1-0 Kevin Rowden
Dave Hair 1-0 Chris Sayers
Ray Garside ½-½ Ben Wood
Joe Murray 0-1 Jay Steel

Tuesday 6th November 2018

NCA Chess Bulletin 2019

Posted by Lewis on November 6, 2018

Mick Riding is now collecting subscriptions for 2019 bulletins. Cost is £6 per annum, add £3.20 if postal delivery is required. There will be editions in January, April, June and September – working out at £1.50 per issue!

A pdf of issue 155 attached. Have a look then ask yourself – where else might I get a better value for money magazine and further, one where I can directly influence the content? Nowhere I think!

Better – subscribers will also be emailed a PGN copy of all games/positions on request. Bargain

Payment can be

  • Direct Transfer to NCA Account 03135077, Sort 30 93 71. Use your name as Reference please.
  • Cheque payable to NCA & post to me at 66 Greenhaugh, West Moor, NE12 7WA or by hand when we cross paths

Subscribe and enjoy.

Forest Hall F 3.5-1.5 Tynemouth D

Posted by Lewis on November 5, 2018

Jeff Bentham 1-0 Ray Garside
Ian Toward ½-½ Richard Oxnard
Ryan Duff 1-0 Peter Combellack
Morgan French (J) 0-1 Paul Richardson
Feitong Wu (J) 1-0 Default

Friday 2nd November 2018

Forest Hall E 3-2 Forest Hall F

Posted by Lewis on November 5, 2018

Steve Bowey 0-1 Mike Smith
Jeff Bentham 1-0 Default
Rolf Millar 0-1 Morgan French (J)
Mehdi Masarai 1-0 Ryan Duff
Weiming Xu (J) 1-0 Alex Brodie

Friday 19th October 2018

Forest Hall B 2.5-2.5 Morpeth B

Posted by Lewis on November 2, 2018

Zheming Zhang ½-½ Phil Eastlake
Max Turner 1-0 Martin Seeber
Chris Goodall 1-0 Geoff Loxham
Mark Younger 0-1 Bob Mitcheson
Mike Smith 0-1 Martin Shaw

Friday 2nd November 2018

South Shields E 0.5-4.5 Forest Hall E

Posted by Lewis on November 2, 2018

Mike Savin ½-½ Stephen Bowey
Ben Wood 0-1 Rolf Millar
Stan Johnson 0-1 Jeff Bentham
Alan Blackburn 0-1 Jeff Baird
Kevin Laneck 0-1 Weiming XU

Thursday 1st November 2018