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 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

Alf Newman Memorial Quickplay 2016 (12th Jun)

Nick Stead won the quickplay with a score of 5½/6 and received £100 prize and the Alf Newman Shield. Full Results

U120 County Match: Norfolk v Lincolnshire (29th May)

The U120 team lost 7½-4½ to Norfolk in their Quarter Final match. It has been a successful season for the team having reached the quarter final stage for the second time. 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