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28.3.15 - There is a problem with sending League results in to the website. Keith Smith is trying to fix this.

12.3.15

It 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 family.

Ken Neat


11.3.15
- The fourth scoreboards for the County Individual Championships are now available HERE.

22.2.15 - The third scoreboards for the County Individual Championships were published.

DCCA Executive meeting - This was held on Wednesday 7th January at Antioch House, Durham. Here are the Minutes.

28.12.14 - Note that the contact details for the South Shields team have changed - see Club Information.

16.12.14 - 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 club site Here.

DCCA Executive meeting - This was held on Tuesday 23rd September at Hetton WMC at 7.15 p.m. You can read the Minutes.

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 menu buttons.


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 Entry Form.
You can also enter easily on the internet -
Online Entry Form.
 

For Online entries only, you can check your entry or see who else has entered Online by clicking HERE.

 

Chester-le-Street Congress

The 2nd Congress was held on 15-17th August 2014. Results are HERE.

 

Northumberland Congress

2014 was the 50th anniversary for this popular Congress. It was held on 26-28th September

 

Hetton Quickplay

This event ran by Fred was held on 18th October 2014.

 

 

 
 

 
 


 

 

 

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