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       […]

Knockout 2018 (updated)

Knockout 2018 Forest Hall teams shown in red type, winning teams are underlined. ROUND 1 Forest Hall A  4 – 3½  Gosforth D Morpeth C  3 – 3½  Forest Hall B Forest Hall C  4½ – 2  Gosforth B Gosforth C  3 – 2½  Forest Hall D Tynemouth D  3½ – […]

Forest Hall Chess Venue

About Forest Hall Chess Club

Club Nights. Forest Hall Chess Club meets every Friday evening, all year round at Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute. Crescent Way North. Forest Hall. Newcastle upon Tyne. NE12 9AR. Junior Club (organised and friendly chess, plus tuition, for children aged of all ages up to 17) 5.15pm-7.15pm. Full Chess Club (organised […]

Northumbria Masters Photos

Photos taken on Sunday 18th February during the final round of the Northumbria Masters at The Chillingham in Newcastle.          

David vs Goliath?

David vs Goliath? Leam Lane Bullets 1½ – 3½ Forest Hall Ensigns (Tuesday  November 7, 2017) Match report by Ian Rook (Captain of Forest Hall Ensigns) I’m not sure what I was looking forward to least, finding the venue through the rabbit warren of side streets (even if I was […]

Puzzles E and F

Puzzle E. Black to play and win.   Puzzle F. Black to play and win.

Knockout Competition Results (completed)

Knockout Competition Results 2017 Round 1 Leam Lane 2 – 4½ Forest Hall G Forest Hall E 2½ – 4 v Morpeth B Forest Hall C 2 – 2  Gosforth C (Gosforth C win due to lower total grade) Gosforth D 1½ – 4 Forest Hall D Jesmond 4 – 3½ Forest Hall F […]

Puzzles C and D

Puzzle C. White to play and win.   Puzzle D. White to play and win