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CLUB NEWS

Loughton club website.

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Loughton on-line club.

Simon has created an on-line Loughton Chess Club on chess.com
See
https://www.chess.com/clubs/members/loughton-chess-club


Club nights.

Wednesday Club Nights are suspended until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.


Essex & North Circular leaguea.

All Essex and North Circular League matches have been postponed until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.


World over 65s Chess Team Championship.

Kevin won 2 draw 3 lost 1 in the World over 65s Chess Team Championships in Prague, before the tournament was abandoned due to Czech government coronavirus restrictions.
See over 65s team results.


2nd team.

The second team were defeated at Upminster III. See scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team match had an excellent away win at the seaside. See scorecard.


1st Team.

The first team's barren run continued with a loss at home to Wanstead III. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team match were defeated by a strong Barking ll who are very likely to win their division. See report and scorecard.


1st Team.

The first team match had a disappointing result at home to Upminster II. See scorecard.


Ken's exciting game.

See Ken's exciting win against Paul Gilberg of Enfield.


ECF January 2020 Grades

The ECF January 2020 grades are out. See January 2020 Loughton grades.


1st Team.

The first team rescued a draw from the jaws of defeat at Ilford. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team continued their unbeaten run with a home draw with Enfield I. See report and scorecard.


Club Championship.

The final game of this season's club main championship was played. See result and final standings.


Christmas rapidplay

Bill won the Christmas RapidPlay with five straight wins.
Gavin and Kevin came equal second.
See results crosstable.


1st Team.

For the third time in two weeks, we were beaten by a Southend team. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team suffered their first defeat of the season at home to Southend II. See scorecard.


1st Team.

The first tean travelled to the seaside but were beaten at Southend. See report and scorecard.


Club Championship.

Congratulations to Graham who clinched the club championship. See latest results and standings.


World over 65s Chess Championship.

Kevin won 5 draw 3 lost 3 in the World over 65s Chess Championships in Bucharest. He had games against one GM and four IMs and players from Costa Rica, Philippines, two Israelis, Canada, Turkey and Slovenia.
See over 65s results.
See Tim Harding's report.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team had an excellent away win at league leaders Wanstead III. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team continued their winning run with a home victory over Thurrock II. See scorecard.


Finchley Cup.

We were knocked out of the Finchley Cup at Chingford. See scorecard.


1st Team.

The first tean made a good start to the season winning at home to Ilford. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team won their first home game of the season against Enfield II. See scorecard.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team started their season with a draw at Barking. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team won their first away game of the season at Thurrock II. See scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team made a winning start to the season against Upminster III. See scorecard.


Finchley Cup.

Dave scored a last minute winner as we narrowly defeated Wanstead V in the Finchley Cup. See report and scorecard.


Pre-season Club Rapidplay

Bill won the Pre-Season RapidPlay with five straight wins.
Brian came second.
See results crosstable.


Essex Team Rapidplay Knockout.

We were knocked out of the summer Essex Team Rapidplay in the semi-final replay by Wanstead B. See ScoreCard.


Friendly.

We played a pre-season friendly against our friends from Chingford. See scorecard.


Fixtures.

The fixtures for 2019-20 have been arranged. See team pages or calendar.


Essex Team Rapidplay Knockout.

We had a very close match against Wanstead B in the semi final of the summer Essex Team Rapid Play knockout. See ScoreCard with a very unusual result.


Pre season friendly.

We will play an ungraded pre season friendly against Chingford on Monday 16th Sept. at RBL Chingford.


AGM

The Club AGM was held at the Loughton Bowls Club.
See AGM minutes.


Essex Team Rapidplay Knockout.

We had an excellent away win at Upminster in the first round of the summer Essex Team Rapid Play knockout. See ScoreCard.


1st Team.

The first tean won their final game of the season at home to champions Brentwood to finish second. See report and scorecard.


Finchley Cup.

We won the Finchley Cup final 🏆 with a second half comeback against Wanstead IV. See report and scorecard.


1st Team.

The first tean won away at Ilford. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

Barnet II were unable to raise a team and have defaulted against our North Circular team.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team won at Barking to the accompaniment of a gospel choir. See report and scorecard.


Daily Telegraph.

Loughton chess club and Kevin got a mention in the chess column in the Daily Telegraph (Tuesday 7th May ) for his English Seniors win at Solihull !! 🏆


2nd team.

The second team won their final game of the season at Wanstead. See report and scorecard.


1st Team.

The first tean were well beaten at league leaders Brentwood. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

We clinched the North Circular Division B title with a win over Barking II. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team won their final home game of the season against Southend II. See report and scorecard.


St Albans Congress.

Simon finished 2nd equal scoring 4/5 in the intermediate section at the St Albans congress. Martin also had a good performance scoring 3/5 in the major section and winning a grading prize.


English Seniors.

Kevin finished a clear 1st scoring 5½/6 in the English over 65 Championship at Solihull. See ECF report and results.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team moved closer to the title with a win at Enfield II. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team went down to a home defeat against Upminster III. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team had a splendid away win at table topping Thurrock. See report and scorecard.


1st Team.

The first tean ended their run of 4-4 draws with a win at home to Barking II. See report and scorecard.


1st Team.

Yet another 4-4 draw for the first tean at Wanstead House. See report and scorecard.


Club Championship.

Congratulations to Lyn who clinched the club championship with a draw against Ken who finished second. See latest results and standings.


NCCL team.

Another close match for the North Circular team where the final result at Chingford was in doubt up to the final moves. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

The North Circular had an exciting finish against Enfield II with all three match results possible. See report and scorecard.


Club Championship.

See latest club championship results and standings.


2nd team.

The second team had a narrow win over Thurrock II. See scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team returned to winning ways with a home win over Wanstead IV. See report and scorecard.


Two matches, one night.

For the first time in memory we had two matches on the same night. Including opposition players, there were at least 26 of us playing chess.
The North Circular team defeated Enfield in the Finchley Cup semi-final. See report and scorecard.
The second team lost narrowly to table toppers Thurrock I. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

Another exciting finish for the North Circular team at Wanstead III. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

Another win for the North Circular team at home to title challengers Enfield I. See report and scorecard.


NCCL team.

The North Circular team continued their 100% record with a home win against Barnet Elizabethans. See report and scorecard.


2nd team.

The second team had their third consecutive away win with a victory at Upminster III. See report and scorecard.


1st Team.

Another year and yet another 4-4 draw by the first team against Upminster II. See report and scorecard.