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 .
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 .
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There are three more fixtures , as yet unpublished .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
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 .