Entries by Tim

£600 Sponsorship Announced for Title Norms at Northumbria Masters

The Northumbria Masters is pleased to announce brand new sponsorship for this year’s Congress, which takes place 24-28 August in Newcastle upon Tyne. Chess enthusiast and creative writer Mark Jordan, a former Publicity Manager for the English Chess Federation, has offered an innovative form of sponsorship: a total prize fund of £600 for a player […]

Upcoming events cancelled

Unfortunately, the following tournaments have been cancelled: the 2022-23 Forest Hall Rapidplay Grand Prix tournaments and the 5th EJCOA International (16-20 December, 2022).

4th EJCOA International

Applications are welcome for the 4th EJCOA International, to be held 24-28 October 2022 at Forest Hall Social Club, Errington Terrace, Palmersville, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9DQ.

Report on 2022 Congress

Thanks to the generous financial support of various sponsors, including The Chess Trust, The English Federation, The Friends of Chess, Northumberland Chess Association, Northumbria Junior Chess Association and an anonymous donor, the 2022 Northumbria Masters Congress took place successfully from 26-30 August at St. Mary’s Catholic School, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7PE. This sponsorship was […]

Food & drink near Northumbria Masters venue

Players and spectators at the Northumbria Masters Congress can find various shops and eating/drinking establishments within easy walking distance of the venue, St. Mary’s Catholic School, Benton Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7PE. Lidl supermarket, 1 Benton Park Rd, South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne NE7 7LXDirections: from St Mary’s Catholic School: Turn left from […]

Revised schedule for Major & Minor

There is important information for participants in the Major and Minortournaments at this year’s Northumbria Masters Congress. These 2 tournaments will now take place over seven rounds, on threeand a half days (Friday 26 August to Monday 29 August), notthe nine rounds over four and a half days originally planned. This is to help players […]