Durham Congress report: Andy Burnett v Yaroslav Kolodiy

Many thanks to Andy Burnett for this report from his game against Yaroslav Kolodiy at the Durham Congress. (40) Burnett,Andrew (2242) – Kolodiy,Yaroslav (1960) [A43] Durham Open (2), 13.05.2023 [abbur] Although I finished 1st= in the Durham Open, it wasn’t solely due to good play! I managed to ride my […]

Division 3 Playoff: Forest Hall C v Forest Hall D

Forest Hall C faced Forest Hall D in the playoff for a place in Northumberland Chess Association League Division 3. Forest Hall C finished in 5th place in Div 3 this year and Forest Hall D were 2nd in Div 4 earning the right to enter the playoffs for a […]

About Forest Hall Chess Club

Club Nights. Forest Hall Chess Club meets every Thursday and Friday evening at Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute. 26 Crescent Way North, Forest Hall. NE12 9AR. Full Chess Club (organised and friendly chess for players of all ages) Fridays  7.15pm-10.30pm. Junior Club (organised and friendly chess, plus tuition, for children of […]

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Forest Hall Chess Club Chess Club is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. This policy explains when, how, and why we collect personal data about people. Who we are Forest Hall Chess Club Chess Club is a chess club playing at Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute. 26 Crescent […]


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Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute 26 Crescent Way North Forest Hall NE12 9AR  

Benefits From Learning Chess

BENEFITS FROM LEARNING CHESS Chess improves concentration and self-discipline Chess involves all levels of critical thinking (knowledge, comprehension, analysis, evaluation) Chess requires forethought and circumspection Chess cultivates visualization skills Chess develops problem solving skills Chess encourages children to overcome the fear of risk-taking Chess teaches children to assume responsibility for their […]

Entries welcome for Forest Hall Club Championship

Hi everyone, You are warmly invited to enter the Spring 2023 Forest Hall Club Championship, which runs from February to June (plus playoffs potentially in July). Here are the details: 1. Free to enter for all Forest Hall Chess Club members. (non-members are also welcome, it costs £5 to play) […]

January Results

Forest Hall Chess Club NCA Results in January 2023 Div Home Result Away 3 Forest Hall B 3-1 Forest Hall C W 1 Tynemouth A 1.5-2.5 Forest Hall A W 3 Alnwick A 1-3 Forest Hall C W 4 Forest Hall D 3.5-0.5 Leam Lane Bullets W 3 Forest Hall […]