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.

Tynemouth A 4-1 Forest Hall B

Posted by Lewis on March 13, 2019

Paul Dargan 1-0 Chris Goodall
David Henderson ½-½ Mark Younger
John Clarke ½-½ Mike Smith
Gary Cornwall 1-0 John Wall Jnr
Paul Edwards 1-0 Ciaran Macdonald

Tuesday 12th March 2019

Leam Lane Aces 2-3 Tynemouth A

Posted by Lewis on March 5, 2019

David Walker ½-½ Paul Dargan
Graeme Oswald 1-0 David Henderson
Kirill Gara 0-1 Darren Laws
Jason Dalglish ½-½ John Clarke
John Marsh 0-1 Gary Cornwall

Tuesday 5th March 2019

Tynemouth A 2-3 Gosforth Empire

Posted by Lewis on February 20, 2019

David Henderon 0-1 Andy Lawson
John Clarke ½-½ Mick Riding
Gary Cornwall 1-0 Mike McBeth
Paul Edwards 0-1 John Wheeler
Dave Hair ½-½ Ray Devenney

Tuesday 19th February 2019

Morpeth B 0.5-4.5 Tynemouth A

Posted by Lewis on February 6, 2019

Phil Eastlake 0-1 David Henderson
Alan Welsh 0-1 Darren Laws
Bob Mitcheson 0-1 John Clarke
Martin Shaw ½-½ Gary Cornwall
Dave Ramsey 0-1 Paul Edwards

Wednesday 6th February 2019

Forest Hall A 3.5-1.5 Tynemouth A

Posted by Lewis on January 12, 2019

Tim Wall 1-0 David Henderson
Yichen Han 1-0 Darren Laws
Caveh Madjdpour ½-½ John Clarke
Max Turner 1-0 Gary Cornwall
Zheming Zhang 0-1 Paul Edwards

Friday 11th January 2019

Tynemouth A 3-2 Morpeth A

Posted by Lewis on November 28, 2018

Paul Dargan ½-½ Roger Coathup
Darren Laws 0-1 Mike Smyth
John Clarke ½-½ Phil Kennedy
Gary Cornwall 1-0 Phil Eastlake
Paul Edwards 1-0 Martin Shaw

Tuesday 27th November 2018

Durham City 4-1 Tynemouth A

Posted by Lewis on November 15, 2018

Thomas Eggleston 1-0 Paul Dargan
Jonny Pein 1-0 David Henderson
Ken Neat 1-0 Darren Laws
Szymon Palucha 1-0 John Clarke
Robin Nandi 0-1 Gary Cornwall

Thursday 15th November 2018

Tynemouth A 1.5-3.5 South Shields A

Posted by Lewis on October 31, 2018

David Henderson ½-½ David Mooney
Darren Laws 0-1 Yaroslav Kolodiy
John Clarke ½-½ Paul Bielby
Gary Cornwall 0-1 Kevin Rowden
Paul Edwards ½-½ Ian Maughan

Tuesday 30th October 2018

Jesmond Knights 2.5-2.5 Tynemouth A

Posted by Lewis on October 16, 2018

Chris Izod ½-½ Paul Dargan
Edward Dodds 1-0 David Henderson
John Turnock ½-½ John Clarke
Robert Archer ½-½ Gary Cornwall
Liam Dobson 0-1 Paul Edwards

Tuesday 16th October 2018