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: Suffolk v Lincolnshire (2nd Jul)

Lincolnshire have won the ECF Minor Counties Championship after beating Suffolk by a score of 8½-7½ in the final. Full Results

Minor County Match: Lincolnshire v Norfolk (11th Jun)

Lincolnshire drew 8-8 against Norfolk in their semi final match but won on board count. The team now progress to the final for the second successive year where they will play Suffolk. Full Results

Alf Newman Memorial Quickplay 2017 (11th Jun)

Nigel Birtwistle won the quickplay with a score of 5/6 and received £100 prize and the Alf Newman Shield. Full Results

Lincolnshire Championships (27th May)

The Lincolnshire Championships will be held at the Lindum Business Park Atrium on 15-16 July. There are two sections this time - Open and Under 150. Prizes are available for the top 3 places in each section plus grading prizes. The winner of the Open will receive the Championship Trophy and the winner of the U150 will receive the Quilter Trophy. The competition is open to lincolnshire players past and present. An entry form is available to download.

Junior News

Midlands Junior Chess Championships (11th Jun)

The Midlands Junior Chess Championships will take place on Saturday 22nd July at Leicester. There are six sections, with Midlands Junior Champion titles in each section for the highest scoring boy and girl from the Midlands areas and cash prizes for the winners. This is a one day graded rapidplay championship for players under 18. An entry form is available to download.

Delancy UK Chess Challenge (29th Jan)

Louth Chess Club will be hosting a first round of the Delancy UK Chess Challenge tournament for junior players aged between 8 and 18. The schedule for the rounds are as follows:

Tuesday 14th February - Rounds 1, 2 and 3
Tuesday 21st February - Rounds 4 and 5
Tuesday 28th February - Rounds 6 and 7

Please note that entrants do not have to compete in all 3 rounds, however your chances of winning the top prize will be reduced if you do not. Entry cost is £1 per evening.