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.

Leam Lane B 3.5-1.5 Morpeth C

Posted by Lewis on March 12, 2019

John Marsh 1-0 David Ramsey
Dave Stewardson 1-0 Barrie Crowther
Clive Briggs ½-½ Harry Robinson
Joe Miller 0-1 David Watson
Rob Appleby 1-0 David Armstrong

Tuesday 12th March 2019

Alnwick 4-1 Leam Lane B

Posted by Lewis on February 20, 2019

George Ellames 1-0 Colin McGarty
Ralph Firth ½-½ Clive Briggs
Paul Castledine 1-0 Joe Miller
Richard Perry ½-½ Rob Appleby
Dennis Patterson 1-0 Absent

Wednesday 20th February 2019

South Shields E 2-3 Leam Lane B

Posted by Lewis on February 7, 2019

David Peardon 0-1 David Stewardson
Mike Savin ½-½ Colin McGarty
Jay Steel ½-½ Clive Briggs
Nathan Gibson 1-0 Joe Miller
Roy Merrin 0-1 Bill Wilkinson

Thursday 7th February 2019

Leam Lane B 2.5-2.5 Forest Hall F

Posted by Lewis on January 22, 2019

John Marsh 1-0 Jeff Bentham
Dave Stewardson ½-½ Ryan Duff
Clive Briggs 0-1 Morgan French
Joe Miller 1-0 Matthew Jepson
Default 0-1 Mike Smith

Tuesday 22nd January 2019

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