Stockport and District Chess League 


13th April 2021 - The 2019-20 season is now closed - see below

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With the possibility of the resumption of over the board chess later this year, the committee has been considering the way forward.

With regard to the unfinished 2019-20 season, the League rules state that the season should have ended in May last year (as agreed at the 2019 Fixtures Meeting). We did not enforce this, in the hope that it would be possible to resume the interrupted season at some point. However, too much time has now passed and we feel it would be best to start afresh, hopefully in the Autumn. The 2019-20 season is therefore declared closed.

We intend to award league titles to the teams with the best 'points per match' record (PPM) in each division. The League tables have been revised to reflect this. This means that the 2019-20 champions are -

Division 1 - Macclesfield A
Division 2 - East Cheshire A
Division 3 - Macclesfield C
Limit League - Stockport

However, PPM will not necessarily be used as a basis for promotion/relegation. When we have more clarity on when the season can start, we will call an AGM, at which the formation of divisions will be discussed.

Latest News

2019-20 season declared closed.

The League is now suspended.

In view of the coronavirus outbreak, the committee recommends the following -
- Players should not feel obliged to shake hands before or after their game. Please do not be offended if your opponent declines to shake hands.
- It is recognised that all clubs have hand washing facilities, but clubs may also wish to consider provision of easily accessible hand-sanitising gels, etc.
- Players with cold or flu like symptoms should not attend club or match nights.

Stockport Rapidplay results here.

The Stockport Rapidplay will be held on Sunday 26th January, Click
here for details and entry form.

Stockport Chess Club are holding their annual Xmas buzzer tournament on 17th December. Anyone from any club can enter and do not have to be ECF registered. Click
here for details.

New venue and match night for Worsley Chess Club - see Club Directory page

Fixtures for the 2019-20 season published. Results for 2018-19 are now in the History/Archive section.