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.

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Annual General Meeting – Additional accounts – 13 Jun 2022

Additional Accounts Full article

Annual General Meeting – Additional Accounts – 13 Jun 2022

Additional Accounts Full article

Annual General Meeting – Treasurer's Report & Accounts 2019/20, 2020/21 &2021/22 – 13 Jun 2022

Treasurer's Report & Accounts 2019/23 Full article

Annual General Meeting – Rating Officer and Webmaster Report – 08 Jun 2022

The report from the Rating Officer (fka Grading Officer) and Webmaster is now available. Full article

Annual General Meeting – 2022 AGM agenda and MCCU delegates report – 06 Jun 2022

2022 Agenda and MCCU delegates report Full article

New Venue - Melton & Rutland Chess Club – 20 May 2022

We are now occupying a ground floor room at The Royal British Legion Club, Keswick House, 12-14 Thorpe End, Melton LE13 1RB. Free on street parking nearby in the evenings. Press buzzer for access to the venue.

County Championships – County Championships 2022 - Results and Pairings Site – 05 May 2022

Please use the following links to get to the Results and Pairings Site for each section. Once on the site you can flip between sections by using the dropdown on the top left navigation.

Open

Challengers

Major

Minor

Annual General Meeting – Leicestershire and Rutland Chess Association 2022 Annual General meeting – 30 Apr 2022

After a few covid years off the LRCA 2022 AGM will return and be held at the Regent Club Leicester on Wednesday 8th June 2022 at 7:30PM.

Back Issues of Chess Magazine. – 30 Apr 2022

Tom Allen has kindly donated his grandfathers back issues of Chess magazine to the Association. If anyone would like to borrow any issues from October 1971 to April 1987 please contact John Pattinson

County Championships – Individual County Championship 2022 – 02 Apr 2022

Entries are now invited for the 2022 County Individual tournaments which will be held at the Wigston Chess club during the summer. There are four sections Open, Challengers (U1900), Major (U1750) and Minor (U1600). The deadline for entries is 30th April and all entries should be sent to Andy Morley. All details are on the attached document. Full article