Evening Chronicle Article 2

The major event in the British Chess Calendar each year is the British Chess Championship. This first started in 1904, taking over from a more erratic series of events dating back into the 1880’s. It has happened almost every year since, excepting the war years and a small number of […]

Club Nights

  Forest Hall Chess Club meets every Friday evening, all year round, at: Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute26 Crescent Way North Forest Hall Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9AR Junior Club (organised and friendly chess, plus tuition, for children of all ages up to 17): 5:15pm-7:00pm Full chess club (organised and friendly chess […]

It’s a Knockout !

The Summer Knockout competition has been launched. Forest Hall Chess Club has entered 7 teams this year and the full list of fixtures is as follows : Morpeth A v Forest Hall B Leam Lane v Forest Hall G Forest Hall E v Morpeth B Tynemouth B v Gateshead Morpeth […]

Forest Hall Brigadiers win Division 2

Only a couple of days after the Forest Hall Admirals impressively won Division 1 with victory against Morpeth A, the Brigadiers followed up with the remarkable achievement of becoming Champions of NCA Div.2. The critical match was played on Friday 31st March versus one of the main contenders for the […]

Forest Hall Brigadiers lead Division 2

Forest Hall Brigadiers now lead NCA Division 2 after a victory against Leam Lane Bullets. The team has 12 points from 5 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss from 8 matches this season. Their two remaining fixtures, to be played in the next few weeks, are versus Alnwick A and Jesmond […]

Jamie Mcintosh 0-1 John Wall

Blood on The Board: Brigadeers 4-1 Chieftains

The eagerly awaited derby clash between Forest Hall Brigadeers (the B team) and Forest Hall Chieftains (the C team) could have gone either way, but in the end was a big win for the Brigadeers: 4-1. However, the result doesn’t tell the full story. On Board 1, Stuart Skelsey was […]