- There is a problem with sending League results in to the website. Keith Smith is trying to fix this.
is with very great regret that I have to report that David James died suddenly
on Monday 9th March. It was only a few years ago, following his retirement, that
David resumed his chess career, and, being the kind of person he was, he soon
took on several responsible positions. Apart from being the current DCCA
President, he was Secretary of the Durham City Club and also the captain of its
team in the Northumbria League – his conscientious hard work and invariably
cheerful demeanour will be sorely missed. A fuller tribute, together with the
funeral arrangements, will follow soon on the Durham City Chess Club website. In
the meantime our thoughts are with David’s widow Coleen and her
- The fourth scoreboards for the County Individual Championships are now available
The third scoreboards for the County Individual Championships were published.
Executive meeting - This was held on Wednesday 7th January at
Antioch House, Durham. Here are the
- Note that the contact details for the South Shields team have changed -
see Club Information.
Bryan Bainbridge is organising this season's NCCU Club Championship. Here are
the Entry Details.
9.12.14 - The Results of the first round of the Ron Evers Trophy are now on the Ron Evers page.
16.11.14 - The first round of the Ron Evers Trophy is going to be held
at a central venue
(Hetton), at 7.30 pm on Monday 1st December. For details of the event and how to enter, click on DCCA Competitions then click on the Ron Evers button.
11.11.14 - The names of all the seeded players for the various teams are
now available - see the button on your left.
20.10.14 - I have
updated all the club information pages. If someone notices that any of the
details are incorrect, could you send me an e-mail, and I will correct them.
27.9.14 - The Durham County Junior Championships were held at Coxhoe
Village Hall on 30th August. See Douglas Smith's extensive report on the Durham
Executive meeting - This was held on Tuesday 23rd September at Hetton WMC at 7.15
p.m. You can read the
12.9.14 - Welcome
chess friends! As you can see, the website is
changing. For this season I have decided to alter it's look and try to
streamline it, so that it is easier to read for you, and easier to
maintain for me. This will gradually happen over the next few weeks. If
you want to contact me, there is a new button on the left below the
Local Congress News
County Durham Congress
The 37th Congress will be held at the usual venue
- Houghton Sports centre, on 24-26th April 2015. Here is a link to the
You can also enter easily on the internet -
For Online entries only, you can check your entry or see who else
has entered Online by clicking
The 2nd Congress was held on 15-17th August 2014.
Results are HERE.
2014 was the 50th anniversary for this popular
Congress. It was held on 26-28th September
This event ran by Fred was held on 18th October