Ron Evers Quickplay Final 2015

The Ron Evers Final was played between Durham and South Shields A on Thursday 11th May . On paper Durham were the much stronger team and so the Handicap offered South Shields a 1.5 point advantage . Following two hard fought rounds Durhams strength showed , they overcame the disadvantage to win by 0.5 point overall . Congratulatulations to Durham and well played Paul Bielby , Kevin Rowden , Ben Wood ,Stan Johnson and Colin Campbell for getting so close to winning the trophy this year. There ‘s always next year .

2014 /2015 Season Results

Full League tables and results of the divisions clubs can be found on the respective Durham and Northumberland Websites.

A summary will be added on the site at the end of the season

But keep checking on our website for latest news .


2014 /2015 Chess Fixtures

Northumberland Chess Association Fixtures for the 2014/15 Season are as follows

SS A Team Fixtures in Division 2    Team Captain Kevin Rowden

Date                                             Score                                               Result

SSa v Gateshead                        Thursday   02/10/14                     2.5 – 2.5
Gosforth Salters v SSa               Monday    20/10/14                      2   –  3
SSa v Leam Lane Comets          Thursday  06/11/14
Gosforth Regents v SSa             Monday    17/11/14
SSa v Forest Hall b                      Thursday  11/12/14
SSa v Morpeth b                          Thursday  18/12/14
Tynemouth c v SSa                      Tuesday    13/01/15

There are three more fixtures , as yet unpublished .
SS B  Team Fixtures  in Division 3   Team Captain  Stan Johnson

Date                                               Score                                              Result

SSb b Alnwick                               Wednesday  15/10/14                   4-1
Forest Hall Rocketts v SSb          Friday            7/11/14
SSb v Newcastle University        Thursday      4/12/14
Gosforth 4th v SSb                       Monday        5/1/15
Jesmond Wasps v SSb                 Friday            16/1/15
SSb v Tynemouth d                     Thursday       12/2/15
Forest Hall Invicta v SSb             Thursday       12/3/15
SSb Tynedale Reivers                  Thursday       2/4/15

South Shields Team in the Durham League  Team Captain Simon McGuinness


DATE                                              Score                                             Result

Bishop Auckland v SS                 Monday          29/09/14                1     –   4
SS v Hartlepool                            Thursday        23/10/14                1.5  –  3.5
Darlington B v SS                         Wednesday   29/10/14                0.5  –   4.5

SS v Hetton B                                Thursday       13/11/14
Peterlee B v SS                              Tuesday         18/11/14
Durham city c v SS                        Wednesday   10/12/14
SS v Darlington B                          Thursday        19/2/15
Hetton B v SS                                 Thursday        5/3/15
SS v Peterlee b                               Thursday       19/3/15
SS v Durham c                               Thursday       26/3/15



Don’t forget to join the ECF . You must be a member of the ECF to play for the teams or in the club competitions . we would prefer you did this yourself or you can pay Stan Johnson and he will do it for you . You can follow the link to the ECF website from our links page .

Please advise your team captain of any issues with any dates




The 2013/2014 Season Ends

This years team, captained by Kevin Rowden, finished a close runner up in Division Three of the Northumberland Chess Association league. You can view the full results table on our Competition section of the site.

We hope to get two teams together for the next season and we welcome you to join us if you are interested in having a laugh or playing a bit more competitively!

We meet from 7pm till 10pm on Thursdays at The New Ship Inn, full details can be found on our Venue section. We hope to see you there!

Season 2014/15 starts in Sept  and we are hoping to have more teams entered in both Northumberland and Durham Leagues .