Leicestershire and Rutland Chess Association

Leicestershire & Rutland Chess Association is the body recognised by the English Chess Federation as being responsible for chess in the city of Leicester and the counties of Leicestershire and Rutland.  The Association is affiliated to the Midland Counties Chess Union.

Latest News

Annual General Meeting – Rating Officer and Webmaster Report – 22 May 2024

The report from the Rating Officer and Webmaster is now available. Full article

Annual General Meeting – 2024 Congress Report – 22 May 2024

2024 Congress Report Full article

Annual General Meeting – League Secretary's Report 2024 – 18 May 2024

League Secretary's Report 2024 Full article

Annual General Meeting – Chairman's Report 2024 – 18 May 2024

Chairman's Report 2024 Full article

Annual General Meeting – 2024 MCCU Delegates report – 16 May 2024

2024 MCCU Delegates report Full article

Annual General Meeting – County tournaments report 2024 – 16 May 2024

County tournaments report 2024 Full article

Annual General Meeting – AGM 2024 agenda and proposed new constitution – 16 May 2024

AGM 2024 agenda and proposed new constitution Full article

Annual General Meeting – Treasurer's Report & Accounts – 13 May 2024

Treasurer's Report & Accounts Full article

League Finished, Wigston 1 are Division 1 Champions – 10 May 2024

All matches in the 2023–24 League season have now been played. Congratulations to Wigston 1 for winning Division 1, thus ending Syston 1's winning streak.

Congratulations also to the other Division winners:
- Division 2: Wigston 2
- Division 3: Market Harborough 2
- Division 4: Wigston 4
- Division 5: Wigston 5

Leicester Rapidplay - Sat 13th July at The Cedars Academy, Birstall – 07 May 2024

Online Entry is now open for an LRCA organised 6 round ECF rated rapidplay (Sections: Open, Major (U1950), Inter (U750), Minor (U1550) and Improvers (U1300) to be held at The Cedars Academy, Birstall on Saturday 13th July.

Full details and Online Entry

The 'Atkins' Standardplay congress also finally returns this year and will be held on 27th-29th September also at The Cedars Academy. Full details and online entry to follow