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

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.

Gosforth Empire 3-2 Morpeth A

Posted by Lewis on October 19, 2015

David Armbruster 0-1 Roger Coathup
Paul Janiak 0-1 Mike Smyth
Alan Harvey 1-0 Les Whittle
James Moreby 1-0 John Horton
Micheal Mcbeth 1-0 Geoff Loxham

Monday 19th October 2015

South Shields B 3.5-1.5 Gateshead

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2015

Brian Towers 1-0 Kevin Cox
Kevin Rowden 0-1 Peter Wells
Dave Patterson 1-0 Gagik Abaryan
Colin Campbell ½-½ Bill Noble
Asanga Gunasekera 1-0 Alex Johnson

Thursday 15th October 2015

Forest Hall Chieftains 1-4 Forest Hall Brigadiers

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2015

John Wall Senior 0-1 Jeff Bentham
Paul Charlton ½-½ Steve Black
Mark Broughton 0-1 Rolf Millar
John Wall Junior ½-½ Steve Bowey
Keith Brooks 0-1 Tom Mcallister

Friday 16th October 2015

Forest Hall Ensigns 2.5-2.5 Newcastle University

Posted by Lewis on October 17, 2015

Jeff Baird ½-½ Rose Wabuti
Jose Grueso 1-0 Senan Almashta
Jamie Mcintosh 0-1 Michael Knight
Weiming Xu 1-0 Liam Heron
Dennis Shippen 0-1 Olly Higgs

Friday 16th October 2015

Forest Hall Dragoons 1.5-7.5 South Shields C

Posted by Lewis on October 16, 2015

Mike Smith 1-0 Eddie Czestochowski
Tatjana Kisseljov ½-½ Ben Wood
Oliver Wall 0-1 Asanga Gunasekera
Varno Booka 0-1 Stan Johnson
Sophia Kisseljov 0-1 Mike Savin
Alex Bradwell 0-1 Dave Parlour
Tanvi Manchenini 0-1 Gary Hunter
William Taverner 0-1 Brendan Glasper
Tony Gao 0-1 Allan Blackburn

Friday 16th October 2015

Scarborough Chess Congress

Posted by Lewis on October 15, 2015

The 2015 Scarborough Chess Congress event is booked to be held at the Spa Centre, Scarborough from 23-25 October. As always there will be events for all strengths of player. You can enter online on the website by clicking here, Email for more information.

Anyone who is planning on going to the Scarborough Chess Congress but haven’t got transport arranged yet, contact Remi Junges-Stainthorpe. He has two spaces in his car for the trip for anyone willing to split the petrol costs. His email is:

Alnwick 2-3 Tynemouth D

Posted by Lewis on October 15, 2015

George Ellames 1-0 Richard Oxnard
Ralph Firth 1-0 Dennis White
Michael Sargent 0-1 Bob Batten
Robert Mcewan 0-1 Dennis Beagarie
Vincent Cowley 0-1 Peter Combellack

Wednesday 14th October 2015

Leam Lane Comets 4-1 Tynedale Reivers

Posted by Lewis on October 14, 2015

Robert Forsythe 1-0 Peter Crighton
Jason Daglish 1-0 Derek Blair
Alan Young 1-0 Alex Ashworth
David Stewardson 1-0 Bruce Reid
Colin Mcgarty 0-1 Steve Larkin

Tuesday 13th October 2015

Tynemouth B 3-2 Tynemouth C

Posted by Lewis on October 14, 2015

Keith Rockett 1-0 Chris Smith
Dave Hair 0-1 Bill Penny
Dave Jarema 0-1 Lewis Self
John Morton 1-0 Bob Batten
Ray Garside 1-0 Joe Murray

Tuesday 13th October 2015

Gosforth Salters 3-2 Gosforth Ivy

Posted by Lewis on October 13, 2015

Geoff Harrison 1-0 Bob Heyman
John France ½-½ Dave Stebbins
Noel Boustred 1-0 Joe Chan
Martin Beardsley 0-1 Gary Clarke
Brian Ord ½-½ Tony Neville

Monday 12th October 2015