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 Warwickshire (1st Apr)

Lincolnshire retain the Midlands County Team Championship with a 10-6 win against Warwickshire. The team now progress to the quarter finals in the national stages. Full Results

Blackpool Congress (18th Mar)

Samuel Milson (Louth) scored 3/5 in the open section. There were 2 lincs players in the minor section: Pawel Szutkowski (Spalding) scored 3½/5 and Bill Egan (Scunthorpe) scored 2/5.

Doncaster Congress (18th Mar)

Joe Kilshaw (Grimsby) came equal 3rd in the open section with a score of 3½/5 and won £33.34 in prize money. Samuel Milson (Louth) won a grading prize of £5 in the open section with a score of 3/5. Here are the results for all the lincs players who took part in the competition (all scores out of 5):

  • Open: Joe Kilshaw (Grimsby) 3½, Samuel Milson (Louth) 3, Murray Smith (Lincoln) 1½
  • Major: Allan Marshall (Boston) 1
  • Intermediate: Bill Egan (Scunthorpe) 2
  • Minor: Robert Stokes (Scunthorpe) 3, Neil Milson (Louth) 2½

U120 County Match: Derbyshire v Lincolnshire (11th Mar)

The U120 team had a convincing 7½-4½ win over Derbyshire and are now joint top on 6 points. Full Results

U140 County Match: Lincolnshire v Nottinghamshire (23rd Feb)

The U140 team lost 9-7 to Nottinghamshire in their final match of the season. Although the team weren't able to win any of their matches this season there was never more than a couple of points between the scores. Full Results

U120 County Match: Staffordshire v Lincolnshire (4th Feb)

Lincolnshire narrowly lost to Staffordshire by a score of 6½-5½. Full Results

Nottingham Rapidplay (3rd Feb)

Peter Damms (Louth) won the intermediate section with a score of 5½/6 and received £100 prize money. Here are the results for all the Lincs players who took part in the competition:

  • Major: Jules Brown (Lincoln) 3
  • Intermediate: Peter Damms (Louth) 5½ 1st, John Grasham (Louth) 2½, Kishore Murugesh (Horncastle) 2½, Neil Roberts (Lincoln) 2
  • Minor: Andrew Watson (Horncastle) 4½, Paul Fischer (Lincoln) 4