Archive for Month: May 2022

Forest Hall ‘A’ are Division 1 Winners

Team Play Won Draw Lost For Against Points Forest Hall A 10 6 3 1 23½ 16½ 15 South Shields A 10 5 3 2 24 16 13 Tynemouth A 10 4 3 3 21½ 18½ 11 Gosforth Empire 10 5 1 4 20½ 19½ 11 Leam Lane Aces 10 […]

Tim Wall wins Zollner Trophy

Louis Zollner was the Danish consul to Newcastle in the early 20th century, and the first president of the Northumberland Chess Association. In 1930, he presented a silver plated trophy featuring a Viking warrior wielding a sword as the county championship trophy. 92 years later, it is still presented annually […]

Forest Hall triumph in thrilling climax

This week’s ‘CHESS WITH THE KNIGHT’ article in The Chronicle features Forest Hall’s exciting victory in the Northumbria League. Forest Hall have won the 2021-22 Northumbria League Division 1 title after a thrilling showdown with South Shields in the final round of the competition. The two clubs faced off at […]