Lincolnshire Chess Association


Welcome to the Lincolnshire Chess Association web site. The aim of the association is to promote, organise and encourage adult and junior chess in Lincolnshire. A number of chess clubs are affiliated to the association and membership is open to any chess club based in Lincolnshire. The association runs the Lincolnshire League as well as a number of other chess competitions in Lincolnshire including the county championship, quick play tournament and jamboree.

Latest News

Minor County Match: Lincolnshire v Norfolk (3rd Jul)

Lincolnshire played against Norfolk in the final of the Minor Counties Championship on Saturday 2nd July. The team lost 9-7 to a very solid Norfolk team who deserved their victory. It has been a very successful season with great victories against two strong teams in Essex and Cambridgeshire. The team can feel very proud of what they have achieved. Full Results

MCCU Congress (3rd Jul)

The MCCU Congress will be held on 13-14th August in Walsall. It is a 5 round tournament with sections for all levels of ability. The tournament is also part of the ECF Grand Prix and the MCCU Grand Prix. For further information please visit the MCCU Congress website.

Minor County Match: Lincolnshire v Cambridgeshire (12th Jun)

Another close match for the Lincolnshire team and a well deserved victory. The team beat Cambridgeshire by a score of 8½-7½ and go through to their first Minor Counties Final in 26 years. The final will take place on Saturday 2nd July at Warwick. Full Results

Junior News

Lincolnshire U18 County Championship (29th May)

The U18 County Championship will be held on Saturday 16th July at the The Atrium in Lincoln. It will be run alongside the Open Lincolnshire Chess Championships. This is a 6 round swiss tournament (25 mins each on the clock). An entry form is available to download.

UK Chess Challenge Megafinal (8th May)

The UK Chess Challenge Megafinal was held at Fosse Way Academy, Lincoln on Saturday 30th April. A number of competitors were successful at qualifying for the Northern Gigafinal. Full Results

Midlands Championships 2016 (5th Mar)

Lincolnshire had 3 teams participating in the Midlands Championships this year. The U11 team finished in 4th place. The U9 team finished in 5th place. The U11 Girls finished in 2nd place and were silver medal winners. Full Results