Ron Evers Trophy

Ron Evers Trophy

The Ron Evers  Memorial Shield is presented to the Winners of the Team Handicap Quick Play Competition Played for each Season by clubs in the Durham Chess Association. The Trophy was presented to the League by Washington Chess in 1980 , in memory of Ron Evers who sadly passed away in that year at the age of 75 . Ron was an active Chess Player and held various roles in the Durham Association . We are currently researching the details .

South Shields finally managed to win the trophy in 2016  and then managed to retain in 2017.

A list of the previous winners are .

Fighting Cocks                1981
Sunderland YMCA          1982
Chester le Street             1983

Chester le Street.              1984
Sunderland                        1985
Washington                        1986
Bishop Auckland                1987
Durham City                       1988
Peterlee                               1989
Durham City                       1990
Bishop Auckland                 1991
Hetton Lyons                      1992
Durham City Aces               1993
Hetton Lyons                       1994
Consett                                 1995
Hetton Lyons                       1996
Consett                                 1997
Consett                                 1998
Durham City Griffins          1999
Bishop Auckland                 2000
Bishop Auckland                 2001
Hartlepool.                           2002
Peterlee                                2003
Peterlee                                2004
Hartlepool                            2005
Durham City                         2006
Darlington A                         2007
Bishop Auckland                  2008
Hartlepool                             2009
Durham City 1                      2010
Durham City 2                       2011
Hartlepool                              2012
Durham City                          2013
Bishop Auckland                   2014
Durham City                           2015
South Shields                         2016

South Shields                         2017