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Tynemouth B 2½-2½ Jesmond rookies

John Morton ½-½ John Turnock Lara Barnes ½-½ Paul Bielby Dave Hair 1-0 Rob Archer Keith Rockett ½-½ Andy Trevelyan Ray Garside 0-1 Dave Walshaw Tuesday 28th October

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Changes to the Laws of Chess

There are two main changes A player can now only make one illegal move.  A second illegal move by the same player will end the game – normally as a loss for that player. If a player moves a pawn

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50th Northumberland Chess Congress

Open, U165 and U135 Open FIDE rated! 5 rounds £500 first prize in Open, £250 in lower sections, plus places and grading prizes (subject to entries) Very affordable £28/£22 entry for ECF Members. the rate of play will be 40 moves

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RIP Ian McClen 1967-2014

We are very sad to announce the untimely death of former Northumberland player Ian McClen on 8th May this year. Andrew Lawson sends the following personal tribute: “I remember first seeing Ian as a junior at Wylam chess club in

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British Championships, Sat 19 July – Sat 2 Aug in Aberystwyth

Reasons to take part: Wales is only a slightly foreign country – no need for a Berlitz phrase book The congress offers competitions for every grading standard and for Senior and Junior players If you choose not to spend the

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Jesmond Rookies 2-3 Jesmond Leam Lane Aces

Charlie Storey 1-0 David Walker Joe Dalton 1-0 Norman Solomon Zheming Zhang 0-1 Kyrill Gara James Moreby 0-1 Chris Wardle Robert Archer 0-1 John Marsh Monday 12th May 2014

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Can you help us?

There are currently a number of opportunities for people enthusiastic about chess to become executive officers of the Northumberland Chess Association (the group responsible for delivering the Northumbria Chess League and many other activities). The post of Secretary is currently being filled

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