Lincolnshire Chess Association


Welcome to the Lincolnshire Chess Association web site. The aim of the association is to promote, organise and encourage adult and junior chess in Lincolnshire. A number of chess clubs are affiliated to the association and membership is open to any chess club based in Lincolnshire. The association runs the Lincolnshire League as well as a number of other chess competitions in Lincolnshire including the county championship, quick play tournament and jamboree.

Latest News

County Championships Quarter Finals Draw (14th Apr)

The pairings for the quarter finals of the ECF County Championships is as follows:

Minor - Lincolnshire vs Bedfordshire
U1850 - Lincolnshire vs Suffolk
U1650 - Lincolnshire have a bye

Lincolnshire Championships (14th Apr)

The Lincolnshire Championships will take place at the Lindum Business Park in North Hykeham on Saturday 13th July to Sunday 14th July. There will be an open section and U1825 section. An entry form is available to download.

Ali Ghiassi Junior Chess Tournament (14th Apr)

A six round swiss tournament for juniors is taking place at John Leggott College, Scunthorpe on Saturday 20th April. An entry form is available to download.

U1850 County Match: Lincolnshire v Staffordshire (24th Mar)

The match took place at East Goscote on Saturday 17th February. The match finished 8-8 but Lincolnshire won on board count. Full results

U1650 County Match: Lincolnshire v Worcestershire (7th Feb)

The match took place at East Goscote on Saturday 20th January. Lincolnshire won 9½-6½ against Worcestershire. Lincolnshire win the MCCU Championship and both teams progress to the national stages. Full results

Minor County Match: Worcestershire v Lincolnshire (29th Dec)

The match took place at Sharnford on Saturday 2nd December. Lincolnshire won 9-7 against Worcestershire. As there were only 2 teams this season Lincolnshire win the MCCU Championship and both teams progress to the national stages. Full results

County Championship (29th Dec)

The County Championship took place on 15-16th July this year. The county champion was Jason Dilley with a score of 4/5. Nicholas Lees won the 1825 section. Full results

County Teams for 2023-24 Season (1st Oct)

Lincolnshire have entered 3 teams in this season's competitions: Open, U1850 and U1650.

The September 2023 ratings will be used to determine eligibility to play for the U1850 and U1650 teams. This will allow you to play in all the matches throughout the season regardless of subsequent increases in your rating. Board order will be based on player ratings on the day of the event.

Due to the low number of teams entering the competitions this season, only one match will be played for each team.

Lincoln Rapidplay (1st Oct)

Following on from the success of the Cleethorpes Rapidplay there will be a new Rapidplay event in Lincoln on Sunday 10th December.

There is limited parking at the venue but plenty of space in the surrounding side streets and also nearby on South Common.

There is a substantial guaranteed prize fund on offer in all three sections and full details of the event including online entry can be found here - Entry is strictly limited to a maximum of 96 players.