Summer Knockout Competition 2019

Round 1 (Forest Hall teams shown in red type, winning teams are underlined.) Gateshead  3.5 – 4  Forest Hall Alpha Zeros Forest Hall Bullets  3 – 3.5  Gosforth B Forest Hall Candidates  2.5 – 1.5  Gosforth C Forest Hall Desperados  2.5 – 3  Tynemouth B Morpeth A  4 – 3.5 […]

Tim Wall and Yichen Han at The 126th. Scottish Chess Championships – 2019

Tim Wall and Yichen Han both competed in the Scottish Chess Championships at Stewart’s Melville College, Edinburgh between Saturday 6th and Sunday 14th July 2019. Tim was joint 3rd with 6½/9 and Yichen scored 5/9. Full results can be found at http://www.chess-results.com   Tim’s win in round 4 against FM […]

Forest Hall NCA League Results 2018-19

Forest Hall NCA League Results 2018-2019 Division 1 Forest Hall A Forest Hall A                4½ – ½          Forest Hall B Gosforth Empire         2½ – 2½        Forest Hall A Forest Hall A      […]

Yichen Han Simultaneous

On Saturday 12th January Forest Hall Chess Club’s Yichen Han, the current Under 12 and Under 11 British Chess Champion, played a simultaneous exhibition against 17 opponents at the Queen’s Hall in Hexham. He won 12, drew 3 and lost 2 games. A comprehensive report and a short video can […]

Game of the week

Tynemouth C vs Forest Hall D White: Ryan Duff (77D) (Forest Hall) Black: Joe Murray (114C) (Tynemouth) 1. e4 g6 2. d4 c6 3. Bd3 Bg7 4. c3 d6 5. Nf3 Bg4 6. h3 Bxf3 7. Qxf3 e5 8. Bc4 Qd7 9. O-O b5? With my opponent’s king still in the middle […]

Northumberland Chess Association Bulletin 2019

Mick Riding is now collecting subscriptions for 2019 bulletins. Details about how to subscribe can be found by clicking on the link below. https://northumberlandchess.com/nca-chess-bulletin-2019/ A free copy of Bulletin 155 can be downloaded by clicking on this link. Bulletin 155

Scarborough Chess Congress 2018

Scarborough Chess Congress 2018 The following members of Forest Hall Chess Club recently took part in the Scarborough Chess Congress. Open Yichen Han 3½ / 5 Zheming Zhang 2½ / 5 Minor Ciaran Macdonald 3 / 5 Weiming Xu 1½ / 5 Foundation Alex Rudzenis 2 / 5 Full results can […]

The Pennine Cup

The Pennine Cup. This is an inter-county competition for teams of juniors from various northern areas.  It was last held a few years ago when Northumberland defeated Cumbria to win the cup which has then languished in a display cabinet for a good while. On Saturday 6th October 2018 the […]

Forest Hall NCA League Fixtures 2018-19

Forest Hall NCA League Fixtures 2018-2019 Division 1 Round 1 Fri.       Oct. 19           Forest Hall A               v          Forest Hall B Round 2 Mon.   Oct. 29           Gosforth Empire         v          Forest Hall A Fri.       Nov. 2            Forest Hall B                v       […]

NCA League Fixtures 2018-2019

Northumberland Chess Association Fixtures 2018-2019 Division 1 Round 1 Tue.     Oct. 16            Jesmond Knights         v       Tynemouth A Tue.     Oct. 16            Leam Lane Aces          v        South Shields A Wed.   Oct. 17            Durham City                v          Gosforth Empire Wed.   Oct. 17            Morpeth B                  v       […]