NGCA Lightning Tournament 2/12/22The traditional, pre-Christmas lightning tournament will once again be held in Cheltenham at The Victory Club, Lypiatt Rd Chelt. on Tuesday Dec 20th. Arrive at 7.15 for a 7.30 start. Finish soon after 10pm. 10 secs per move, move on the buzzer, £2 entry with all entry fees redistributed as prizes.
NGCA Individual  Tournament 2022-2023 2-12-22The second round of the 2022-23 Individual championship will be held on Tuesday 13th December 2022 at Cheltenham Chess Club. Anyone wishing to join in can do so with a ½ point retrospective bye for round 1.  If you want to be included in the draw, please contact Rob Wilden robert@helios.me.uk before midday Saturday December 10th.  North Gloucestershire Individual Tournament 2022-2023 Congratulations Ian Robson 13-10-21Congratulations to well known local player Ian Robson from Wotton Hall club on finishing runner up in the 2021 British Chess Championships Seniors (Over 50’s) competition  held recently in Milton Keynes with an impressive score of 5 out of 7. New Venue for two clubs Two NGCA clubs have new venues for the 2021-2022 season… Cirencester now play at Jubilee 77 Club, 10 Ashcroft Road,Cirencester, GL7 1QX on Tuesdays.Stroud are now at Star Anise Cafe 1 Gloucester Street, Stroud. GL5 1QG on Thursdays 4NCL triumph for Stroud  17-11-21Having finished first in their section of the 4ncl online team league division 2. Stroud team, Stroud Youngies, went on to win their division 2 final, making them 4ncl online team league division 2 champions and earning them promotion to division 1. One young member of the team is Indy Southcott-Moyers, who is currently listed as the ECF’s second most improved player, his over the board rating having risen from 129 (1668) in July 2020 to 1938 on the current list. Season ends in style 27-5-22This Wednesday over 30 chess players came together at Wotton Hall for the climax of this season’s super league which marks the end of the winter season’s activities. In a close fought contest a draw with Stroud in the final round was enough to propel Wotton Hall to the top of the table.
Congratulations Ian Robson 13-10-21Congratulations to well known local player Ian Robson from Wotton Hall club on finishing runner up in the 2021 British Chess Championships Seniors (Over 50’s) competition  held recently in Milton Keynes with an impressive score of 5 out of 7. NGCA Lightning Tournament 2/12/22The traditional, pre-Christmas lightning tournament will once again be held in Cheltenham at The Victory Club, Lypiatt Rd Chelt. on Tuesday Dec 20th. Arrive at 7.15 for a 7.30 start. Finish soon after 10pm. 10 secs per move, move on the buzzer, £2 entry with all entry fees redistributed as prizes. New Venue for two clubs Two NGCA clubs have new venues for the 2021-2022 season… Cirencester now play at Jubilee 77 Club, 10 Ashcroft Road,Cirencester, GL7 1QX on Tuesdays.Stroud are now at Star Anise Cafe 1 Gloucester Street, Stroud. GL5 1QG on Thursdays 4NCL triumph for Stroud  17-11-21Having finished first in their section of the 4ncl online team league division 2. Stroud team, Stroud Youngies, went on to win their division 2 final, making them 4ncl online team league division 2 champions and earning them promotion to division 1. One young member of the team is Indy Southcott-Moyers, who is currently listed as the ECF’s second most improved player, his over the board rating having risen from 129 (1668) in July 2020 to 1938 on the current list. Season ends in style 27-5-22This Wednesday over 30 chess players came together at Wotton Hall for the climax of this season’s super league which marks the end of the winter season’s activities. In a close fought contest a draw with Stroud in the final round was enough to propel Wotton Hall to the top of the table. NGCA Individual  Tournament 2022-2023 2-12-22The second round of the 2022-23 Individual championship will be held on Tuesday 13th December 2022 at Cheltenham Chess Club. Anyone wishing to join in can do so with a ½ point retrospective bye for round 1.  If you want to be included in the draw, please contact Rob Wilden robert@helios.me.uk before midday Saturday December 10th.  North Gloucestershire Individual Tournament 2022-2023