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 (7th Oct)

The minor team drew with Nottinghamshire in their opening match of the season. Full Results

Lincolnshire Chess Association AGM (19th Aug)

The Lincolnshire Chess Association AGM will take place at Church House in Louth on Sunday 9th September at 3pm. It will be preceded by the fixture meeting at 1:30pm. The agenda and the minutes of the last meeting are available to download. If anyone would like anything adding to the agenda, please can you let John Grasham know.

Simultaneous Display cancelled (6th Aug)

Due to a change in circumstances the simultaneous display by GM Keith Arkell on Sat 11th August has been cancelled.

Minor County Match: Surrey v Lincolnshire (15th Jul)

Lincolnshire reached the Minor Counties final for the third successive year but unfortunately they came up short and narrowly lost 9-7 to Surrey. Full Results

Alf Newman Memorial Quickplay 2018 (8th Jul)

Joe Kilshaw and Samuel Milson were joint winners of the quickplay with a score of 5/6. Full Results

Simultaneous Display by GM Keith Arkell (8th Jul)

There will be a Simultaneous Display by GM Keith Arkell on Sat 11th August at the Great Gonerby Social Club in Grantham. The event starts at 12 noon. Entry fee is £10 for adults and £5 for juniors. To book your place email the Grantham Club Secretary, Christopher Holt. Full Details

Lincolnshire County Championships (10th Jun)

The Lincolnshire County Championships will be held on 21-22 July at The Atrium in North Hykeham, Lincoln. There are 2 sections - Open and U150. Prizes are available for the top 3 places in each section plus grading prizes. An entry form is available to download.

Minor County Match: Lincolnshire v Devon (10th Jun)

The Lincolnshire team beat Devon 10-6 in the semi final. They are now through to their third successive Minor Counties final which will be against Surrey. Full Results