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

U140 County Match: Derbyshire v Lincolnshire (10th Dec)

The U140 team had another close match, this time against Derbyshire and once again they were on the losing side of an 8½-7½ score line. Full Results

Minor County Match: Lincolnshire v Worcestershire (20th Nov)

The minor team had a convincing victory against Worcestershire by a score of 11½-4½. They are currently top of the table with 2 wins out of 2. Full Results

Challenge Match (17th Nov)

Lincolnshire recently played a challenge match in Hull against a team representing East Yorkshire / Hull & District. They won the match 7-6. Full Results

U140 County Match: Lincolnshire v Worcestershire (12th Nov)

The U140 team narrowly lost to Worcestershire by a score of 8½-7½. The team will hope to pick up points in their other 2 matches if they want to progress to the knockout stages. Full Results

Junior News

Midlands Junior Chess Championships (11th Jun)

The Midlands Junior Chess Championships will take place on Saturday 22nd July at Leicester. There are six sections, with Midlands Junior Champion titles in each section for the highest scoring boy and girl from the Midlands areas and cash prizes for the winners. This is a one day graded rapidplay championship for players under 18. An entry form is available to download.

Delancy UK Chess Challenge (29th Jan)

Louth Chess Club will be hosting a first round of the Delancy UK Chess Challenge tournament for junior players aged between 8 and 18. The schedule for the rounds are as follows:

Tuesday 14th February - Rounds 1, 2 and 3
Tuesday 21st February - Rounds 4 and 5
Tuesday 28th February - Rounds 6 and 7

Please note that entrants do not have to compete in all 3 rounds, however your chances of winning the top prize will be reduced if you do not. Entry cost is £1 per evening.