Monthly Archives: March 2014

Durham Congress 25th-27th April @ Houghton-le-Spring

Open, U165 and U125 5 rounds of 3½ hours £200 first prize in Open, £150 in lower sections, plus places and grading prizes (subject to entries) Very affordable £24/£19 entry for ECF Members Extremely affordable 10p tea and coffee all

Posted in Notices

Morpeth C 1-4 Gosforth IV

David Watson 0-1 Dave Stebbings Billy Mole 0-1 Joe Chan Remi Junges-Stainthorpe 0-1 Tony Neville Andy Benson 1-0 Default Domonic Collins 0-1 Robert Heyman Wednesday 26th March 2014

Posted in Division 3 Results, Gosforth IV, Morpeth C

South Shields 3-2 Forest Hall B

Simon McGuinness 1-0 Jeff Bentham Ian Maughan ½-½ Robert Stead Stan Johnson 1-0 Rolf Millar Eddie Czestochowski ½-½ Jeff Baird Ron Ratter 0-1 Steve Bowey Thursday 27th March 2014

Posted in Division 3 Results, Forest Hall B, South Shields

Leaderboard update

Changes in Division 1 where James Moreby is now 1st outright, and in Division 3 where Steve Wilde didn’t play enough games for his 100% score to count, so David Pearson of Tynemouth is top on games played.

Posted in News

Regents are latest victims of Tynedale’s reverse gravity

It’s become conventional wisdom in the Northumbria Chess League that Tynedale’s first team are immune from relegation. Over the past ten years, they have had two last-day escapes, one second-from-bottom finish when the league saved them by re-expanding to 12

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Forest Hall power to Division 2 title

Division 2 was closely fought all season, but a clear top three of Forest Hall A, Gateshead and Tynemouth Castles had emerged in the final weeks. With their home-grown FIDE Master Tim Wall rejoining the team, Forest Hall A edged

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Forest Hall A 4-1 Tynemouth Castles

Tim Wall 1-0 Dave Jarema Martin Seeber ½-½ Keith Rockett Mike Smith ½-½ Dave Hair Roy Perrier 1-0 Dave Mear John Wall 1-0 Ray Garside Friday 21st March 2014

Posted in Division 2 Results, Forest Hall A, Tynemouth Castles