Calendar

Forest Hall and North East events:

 

February 2017

Mon Feb 13: MATCH Forest Hall C (a) v Gosforth Salters

Fri Feb 17: MATCH Forest Hall B: (h) v Leam Lane Bullets

Fri Feb 24: MATCH Forest Hall D v Forest Hall E

Fri Feb 24: MATCH Forest Hall F (h) v Gosforth E

 

March 2017

Mar 1: MATCH Forest Hall B: (a) v Alnwick* (*played at Morpeth)

Mar 3: MATCH Forest Hall A (h) v Durham City

Mar 3: MATCH Forest Hall C (h) v Gateshead

Mar 7: MATCH Forest Hall E (a) v Tynemouth D

Mar 10: MATCH Forest Hall E v Forest Hall F

Mar 14: MATCH Forest Hall C (a) v Tynemouth B

Mar 18: CONGRESS Junior Championship, Dame Allan’s School, Newcastle

Northumbria Junior Chess Association

Mar 29: MATCH Forest Hall A: (h) v Morpeth* (but played at Morpeth)

Mar 31: MATCH Forest Hall C (h) v Morpeth B

Mar 31: MATCH Forest Hall B: (h) v Jesmond Rookies

 

April 2017

April 14-16: CONGRESS Tyneside Easter Weekend @ Forest Hall Chess Club

OPEN (FIDE-rated) Prizes £300, £150, £75, Junior £75, Performance £75; MAJOR (Under 160 ECF) Prizes £200, £100, £50, Junior £50, Performance £50; CHALLENGERS (Under 120 ECF) Prizes £150, £75, £40, Junior £40, Performance £40

Contact: Tim Wall 0750 372 2366

Email: info@foresthallchess.org.uk Web: www.foresthallchess.org.uk

Apr 29: UK Chess Challenge Regional Last Chance Saloon @TBC

Northumbria Junior Chess Association

 

May 2017

May 5-7: CONGRESS Durham County @ Grey College Fountain Hall, South Road, Durham DH1 3LG

Contact: Lara Barnes Email: larabarnes@btinternet.com Web: http://www.dcca.org.uk/
Sat May 20: CONGRESS UK Chess Challenge Regional MegaFinal, Royal Grammar School, Jesmond, Newcastle.

Contact: Tim Wall (01750 372 2366) timpeterwall@gmail.com

Delancey UK Chess Challenge

Saturday June 24: MATCH Pennine Cup Northern Counties’ Junior Team Championships. Venue: TBC.

Contact: Tim Wall (01750 372 2366) timpeterwall@gmail.com

Northumbria Junior Chess Association

 

July 2017

July 8-9: CONGRESS Mouth of the Tyne Chess Festival, featuring blitz and rapidplay chess, simul with GM Danny Gormally. Venue: TBC.

Tim Wall Email: timpeterwall@gmail.com Web: http://foresthallchess.org.uk

 

August 2017

Aug 18-20: CONGRESS Chester-le-Street @ Park View Community Centre, Church Chare, Chester-le-Street, County Durham DH3 3PZ

Tim Wall Email: timpeterwall@gmail.com Web: http://foresthallchess.org.uk

Events for players of all ages and abilities, £1500 prize fund.
FIDE-RATED OPEN: £250, £125, £75, & Grading, Junior prize. MAJOR (U160 ECF): £200, £100, £50 & Grading, Junior prize. CHALLENGERS (U120 ECF): £150, £75, £40 & Grading, Junior prize. JUNIOR (b. 2001 or later, U100 ECF): £100, £50, £30 & Grading prize

 

OTHER UK CHESS EVENTS:

(for full list, go to the English Chess Federation website)

 

February 2017

Feb 17-19: CONGRESS Doncaster @ Hall Cross School, Thorne Rd, Doncaster DN1Email: sjmann@gmx.co.uk Tel: 01709 379 209

 

March 2017

Mar 4-5: MATCH 4NCL, North East England team @ Park Inn, Telford

Four Nations Chess League

Mar 10-12: CONGRESS Blackpool @ The Imperial Hotel, Promenade, Blackpool FY1

Email: blackpoolchessconference@yahoo.co.uk Web: http://www.blackpoolchess.org.uk
Mar 24-26: CONGRESS Cumbria Open @ The Duddon Sports & Social Club, James St, Askam-in-Furness, Cumbria LA16 7AH Email: hanksy1@btinternet.com
Mar 31-Apr 2: CONGRESS Edinburgh @ St Thomas of Aquin’s High School, 2 – 20 Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9ES

Email: stillgamedave70@gmail.com Web: http://chessscotland.com

 

April 2017

April 7-9: CONGRESS 13th 4NCL FIDE Rated @ Cedar Court Hotel, Wakefield

Four Nations Chess League

Apr 29-May 1: MATCH 4NCL Rounds 9-11, North East England team @ Park Inn, Telford

Four Nations Chess League

 

May 2017

May 26-28: CONGRESS Huddersfield @ Huddersfield Ukrainian Club, 7 Edgerton Rd, Huddersfield HD1 5RA

Email: nigel@huddersfieldchessclub.co.uk Web: www.huddersfieldchessclub.co.uk
June 2017

Jun 2-4: CONGRESS 21st South Lakes @ Kendal Leisure Centre, Kendal, Cumbria LA9 7HX

Contact: Trevor Blower Email: trevor.blower@talktalk.net

 

July 2017

Jul 15-16: CONGRESS UKCC Northern Gigafinals @ TBC

Delancey UK Chess Challenge

Jul 15-23: CONGRESS Scottish Chess Championship & Int’l Open @ Bonar Hall, Park Place, Dundee DD14HN

Email: scottishchamps@ChessScotland.com Web: http://www.ScottishChessChamp.co.uk
Jul 28-Aug 6: CONGRESS 2017 British Chess Championships @ Llandudno

www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/

 

August 2017

Aug 12-13: CONGRESS UK Chess Challenge Terafinal @ TBC

Delancey UK Chess Challenge