Lincolnshire Chess Association

Welcome

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

Fixtures meeting cancellation (3rd Dec)

The fixtures meeting scheduled for Saturday 4th December has been postponed as there are less league entries received than expected. John Mainwaring, the league secretary is working on a viable structure for competitive chess in the New Year.

Change of venue for Louth Chess Club (17th Oct)

The new venue for Louth Chess Club is The White Horse Inn, Kenwick Road, Louth, LN11 8EG. The club meets on Tuesday evenings from 7pm to 10pm. The private room is large, modern and clean. Both adults and juniors, experienced and learners are welcome.

County Chess (28th Sep)

Lincolnshire missed the entry deadline for entering an Open team in to this seasons MCCU county championship competition. Instead Lincolnshire have entered a team in the Open competition. There will either be a preliminary match in April or a Quarter Final in May depending on entries.

Fixtures meeting update (28th Sep)

The fixtures meeting has been confirmed for Saturday 4th December at the Training Centre of Lindum Construction Business Park, Station Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QX. The intention is for the league fixtures to start in the New Year.

Fixtures meeting postponement (10th Sep)

It has been agreed to postpone the fixtures meeting until a later date. The AGM will continue as planned at 1pm on Saturday 11th September.

Some Lincolnshire clubs are struggling to reopen or have less members than before the pandemic. It seems appropriate to give clubs more time to rebuild.

Lincolnshire Chess Association AGM (8th Aug)

The Lincolnshire Chess Association AGM will be held on Saturday 11th September at the Training Centre of Lindum Construction Business Park, Station Road, North Hykeham, Lincoln LN6 3QX (subject to prevailing Government advice). The fixture meeting will start at 11:30am, followed by the AGM at 1pm.

If anyone has any agenda items or proposals, please let the general secretary know in good time.

CCWU20 Final Results (8th Aug)

Lincolnshire topped group 2 and progressed to the final to play Derbyshire where they lost 8-6. Full Results

Lincs Clubs Reopening (4th Aug)

Clubs are now starting to reopen post-lockdown. Dates have been confirmed for the following clubs:

  • Grantham - Wed 28th July
  • Lincoln - Wed 4th August