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.

South Shields E 1.5-3.5 Gateshead

Posted by Lewis on March 15, 2019

Mike Savin ½-½ Kevin Cox
Bede Porter 1-0 Bill Noble
Alan Blackburn 0-1 Peter Wells
Brendan Glasper 0-1 Alex Johnson
Roy Merrin 0-1 Asa Bayram

Thursday 14th March 2019

Morpeth C 5-0 South Shields E

Posted by Lewis on February 20, 2019

Barrie Crowther 1-0 Default
Harry Robinson 1-0 Default
David Watson 1-0 Default
David Armstrong 1-0 Default
Steven Farrelly 1-0 Default

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

Alnwick 5-0 South Shields E

Posted by Lewis on January 23, 2019

George Ellames 1-0 Default
Ralph Firth 1-0 Default
Paul Castledine 1-0 Default
Richard Perry 1-0 Default
Vincent Cowley 1-0 Default

Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Forest Hall F 5-0 South Shields E

Posted by Lewis on January 14, 2019

Jeff Bentham 1-0 Default
Ian Toward 1-0 Default
Tom MacAllister 1-0 Default
Morgan French (J) 1-0 Default
Feitong Wu (J) 1-0 Default

Friday 11th January 2019

South Shields E 2-3 Gosforth Woodbines

Posted by Lewis on November 30, 2018

Eddie Czestochowski 0-1 Noel Boustred
Asanga Gunasekera ½-½ Bob Heyman
Ben Wood ½-½ Gary Clarke
Mike Savin 1-0 Steve Wilde
Cain Connor 0-1 Brian Ord

Thursday 29th November 2018

Tynemouth D 3.5-1.5 South Shields E

Posted by Lewis on November 14, 2018

John Morton 1-0 Stan Johnson
Richard Oxnard ½-½ Ben Wood
Joe Murray 1-0 Mike Savin
Peter Combellack ½-½ Kuba Jakubowicz
Paul Richardson ½-½ Jay Steel

Wednesday 14th 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

South Shields D 3.5-1.5 South Shields E

Posted by Lewis on October 19, 2018

Gary Hunter 1-0 Ben Wood
Kuba Jakubowicz ½-½ Mike Savin
Tim Wilton-Davies 0-1 Stanley Johnson
Jay Steel 1-0 Brian Conner
Kevin Laneck 1-0 Cain Conner

Thursday 18th October 2018