Junior Congress Calendar
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Our aim is to promote the game of chess throughout the county of Lancashire. This site provides information about adult and junior chess within the county and gives details about affiliated chess clubs, their meeting times and their locations.
A Lancashire Chess Association Junior Congress and Coaching day was held on Saturday 22nd October 2016 at Aughton St Michael's Primary School.
|TINY PAWNS||Dawn Supatan|
Well the World Championship is well under way, 4 games played. All draws, but there has been some excellent chess and defensive skills.
No more so that the 4th game.
The next Lancashire Chess Association Junior Congress and Coaching day will be held on Saturday 3rd December at Laneshaw Bridge Primary School Emmott Lane, Laneshaw Bridge, Colne, Lancashire BB8 7JE
Coaching will be available free to all congress entrants.
Refreshments will be available on the day.
Directions to Laneshaw Bridge School, Colne.
Please put a note in your diaries for the following dates for Lancashire Chess Association Junior Congresses.
Look out for the announcement as each one approaches, when the entry form opens up for entry.
Oct 22nd - LCA Congress - Aughton
Dec 3rd - LCA Congress - Colne
Jan 28th - LCA Congress - Lancaster
Feb 25th - LCA Congress - Darwen
May 13th - LCA Congress - TBC Heywood
Jul 1st - LCA Congress - Aughton
A Lancashire Chess Association Junior Congress and Coaching day was held on Saturday 25th June 2016 at Aughton St Michael's Primary School.
|TINY PAWNS||Cara Sunderland|
Thank you SO much for generously sponsoring Joe's Sport Relief Chessathon. We weren't sure how it would go or who turn up on the day but luckily Joe had a steady trickle of opponents to take him past the 4 hour mark, ranging from adult club players to those who just knew the basic moves. Attached is a visual report of the day for your interest.
Thanks to your kind support, Joe has managed to raise enough money to buy over 120 mosquito nets. As you can imagine, he is a very chuffed and rather exhausted boy. Time for an Easter egg!
The completely revised, corrected and expanded "A History of Lancashire Chess from 1871 to 2011" by Mike Conroy is now available and selling fast.
This 500+ page bound hardback book with fly cover and colour photographs is ready for immediate dispatch. This edition has had many corrections and additions compared to the softback original. It contains many pictures and games of current players across Lancashire but there have been 150 copies produced only and so it is a collector’s special.
The price of the book is only £25. However current LCA members can pick up an absolute bargain at just £15!
Postage for the book will be £5.30 as a standard parcel or £8.30 First Class in the UK. However if we can arrange to meet somewhere convenient within Lancashire to hand over your copy then the postage cost will reduce to zero.
To order your copy simply get in touch via our Contact Us form.
Lancashire Chess Association has available a Junior Players Course.
The aim of this course is to take new players to chess, teach them the basics of the game, and then show them techniques and strategies to bring them up to a standard where they can hold their own in a competitive game, whether it be league or congress.
The course manual is ideal for anybody running a junior chess club. To obtain a free copy, please get in touch through our Contact Us page.