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 Woodbines 2.5-2.5 Leam Lane B

Posted by Lewis on January 7, 2019

Noel Boustred ½-½ Dave Stewardson
Bob Heyman ½-½ Colin McGarty
Gary Clarke ½-½ Clive Biggs
S Wilde 0-1 Joe Miller
Bryan Ord 1-0 Bill Wilkinson

Monday 7th January 2019

Leam Lane B 2.5-2.5 Tynemouth D

Posted by Lewis on November 27, 2018

Dave Stewardson ½-½ Richard Oxnard
Colin Mcgarty ½-½ Dennis White
Clive Briggs ½-½ Phil Jackson
Joe Miller ½-½ Paul Richardson
Bill Wilkinson ½-½ Peter Combellack

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Forest Hall E 1.5-3.5 Leam Lane B

Posted by Lewis on November 16, 2018

Steve Bowey 0-1 Dave Stewardson
Rolf Millar ½-½ Rob Appleby
Jeff Baird ½-½ Colin McGarty
Jeff Bentham ½-½ Clive Briggs
Weiming Xu 0-1 Joe Miller

Friday 16th November 2018

Leam Lane B 2.5-2.5 South Shields D

Posted by Lewis on October 30, 2018

Dave Stewardson ½-½ Ben Wood
Rob Appleby 0-1 Stanley Johnson
Clive Briggs ½-½ Kuba Jakubowicz
Joe Miller ½-½ Jay Steel
Bill Wilkinson 1-0 Paul Elliott

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Gateshead 2.5-2.5 Leam Lane B

Posted by Lewis on October 26, 2018

Kevin Cox 0-1 Dave Stewardson
Bill Noble ½-½ Rob Appleby
Peter Wells 1-0 Colin McGarty
Alex Johnson 0-1 Clive Briggs
Asa Bayram 1-0 Joe Miller

Thursday 25th October 2018