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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 […]

Northumbria Masters postponed

Sadly, due to unforeseen circumstances, the Northumbria Masters will not now be going ahead on its scheduled dates of February 16-20, 2019. It is planned to organize the event in the same format later in the year. My mother, Margaret, pictured above, passed away suddenly just before Christmas, leaving our […]

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       […]

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 Congress & Blitz!

Forest Hall Chess Club is offering a new style of weekend chess event: The annual Forest Hall Congress (running April 27-29) will now include super-affordable entry fees – and a FIDE-rated Blitz! Entries are WELCOME up to and including on the day of the congress! No late fees! ENTRIES ARE […]