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

Minor County Match: Lincolnshire v Nottinghamshire (9th Oct)

Lincolnshire started the season with a 13-3 win against Nottinghamshire. The team outgraded their opponents on nearly every board so were strong favourites to win the match. Full Results

Trophy presentation 2016 (18th Sep)

At the AGM the trophies were presented to the winning teams for the previous season (2015-16). Grimsby won Division 1 and Lincoln won both Division 2 North and Division 2 South. Full Report

Lincolnshire Chess Association AGM (14th Aug)

The Lincolnshire Chess Association AGM will take place at Church House, Louth at 3pm on Sunday 11th September. It will be preceded by the fixture meeting at 1:30pm. An agenda and the minutes from the last meeting are available to download. Please let John Grasham know of any proposals by three weeks before the meeting and they will be included in the agenda.

Junior News

LSCA Grand Prix Event 1 Stamford (25th Sep)

The 8th October sees the first event in the LSCA Grand Prix series. As with the county championship we are planning to have two sections - Under-13 and Under-18 if numbers permit. This is the 1st of six events that will be held around the county through the school year. Each tournament will have prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd plus there will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for the overall series. There will also be a trophy for all players who complete five of the six events whatever they score. The entry form for the first event is available to download.

Lincolnshire U18 County Championship (29th May)

The U18 County Championship will be held on Saturday 16th July at the The Atrium in Lincoln. It will be run alongside the Open Lincolnshire Chess Championships. This is a 6 round swiss tournament (25 mins each on the clock). An entry form is available to download.