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

U120 County Match: Kent v Lincolnshire (8th May)

Lincolnshire beat Kent in the preliminary stage of the U120 championship by a score of 7-4. Their next match is against Norfolk in the quarter final on 21st May. Full Results

Lincs County Championship (8th May)

This year's county championship will be held at the Lindum Business Park Atrium on 16-17 July. An entry form is available to download. You can either send your entry by post, hand your entry to Peter Sherlock at the Alf Newman Memorial Rapidplay on June 4th or send an email entry.

Minor County Match: Cornwall v Lincolnshire (1st May)

Lincolnshire had a comfortable 10½-5½ victory over Cornwall with the difference in average grades being more than 20 points. The team will now face Essex in the Quarter Finals. Full Results

Alf Newman Quickplay (24th Apr)

Message from Keith Palmer

Louth Chess Club is pleased to announce that the 2016 Alf Newman Quickplay Chess Tournament will take place on Saturday 4th June at the usual venue, Church House in Louth. An entry form is available to download. This year the entry fee has been increased by £2.00 for adults and £1.00 for juniors, and the first prize doubled to £100.00! Grading prizes and a junior prize are also included. I look forward to seeing many of you there, enjoying our friendly but competitive tournament.

Junior News

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

Festival of Chess (13th Dec)

The champions for the Festival of Chess held at Stamford on Saturday 5th December are as follows:

Under 11 5/6 Alex Spragg Witham Hall
Under 11 Girl 3/6 Mia Permarker John Clare
Under 10 6/6 Richard Tomlinson Witham Hall
Under 9 6/6 Laith Nussair-Palmer Stamford Junior
Under 9 Girl 4/6 Rosie Willerton St John Baptist
Under 8 4/6 Johnny Gretton Witham Hall

The full results are available on the website with some photos.