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Coaches & Organisers

If you want to know more about chess clubs, events, coaching and officers in Leeds and Yorkshire then below is a list of all the relevant contact points.


Chess Coaches In Yorkshire:

(The following are all accredted chess coaches)

Michael Butt
10 Foxhill Close, Greatfield Estate, Hull, East Yorkshire HU9 4LP. Tel: 01482 793227
Email: butt1@butt1.karoo.co.uk

Peter Cloudsdale
5 Pear Tree Close, Huntington YO32 9QZ. Tel: 01904 767177
Email: cloudsdale_c@hotmail.co.uk

John Hipshon
1 Norfolk Close, Leeds LS7 4QB.Tel: 0113 2176296 Mob: 07772 780337
Email: Jr.hipshon@ntlworld.com

Graham R Nixon
11 Nunroyd Road, Leeds LS17 6PH Tel: 0113 237 0197
Email: nick1947@virginmedia.com

Kenneth Norbury
102 Abbeydale Park Rise, Dore, Sheffield S17 3PF Tel: 0771 664 7065
Email: kennorbury60@hotmail.co.uk

Richard Palliser
5 Abbot’s Mews, 8 Marygate Lane, York YO30 7BJ Tel: 01423 503 466
Email: rpalliser@hotmail.com

Winston Williams
6 Selbourne Villas, Seaton, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD9 4NN Tel:01274 541 762
Email: icfwp@yahoo.co.uk


Chess Officers

(The following are Yorkshire Chess Association officers)

Ihor Lewyk (President)
1 Garden View, Bingley, BD16 3LL Tel:07853 062644
Email: ihor13@btinternet.com

Jon A Griffith (Secretary & Minutes Secretary)

22 Whin Road, York, YO24 1JZ Tel:01904 705 752

Richard White (Hon. Treasurer & Registrations Secretary)

103A Dragon Road, Harrogate, HG1 5DB Tel: 07858 939941

Steve Burton (Competitions Controller)

4 Osbourne Court, Back Lane, Bramley, Leeds, LS13 4BN Tel: 0113 256 8157

Stuart M Johnson (Secretary for Junior Chess)

97 Meagill Rise, Otley, LS21 2EH Tel: 01943 466 847

Alan D Coupe (Secretary for JUnior Chess)

81 Hungerhill Road, Kimberworth, Rotherham, S61 3NR Tel: 01709 551 532

Phil Beckett (Controller for Correspondence Chess)

Brough House, Church Laneham, Retford, DN22 0NQ Tel: 01777 228360

Jack Duckworth (Bulletin Editor)

5 Rossett Holt View, Harrogate, HG2 9AF Tel: 01423 565255


Chess Officers

(The following are Leeds Chess Association officers)

Mike Dow (President)
Ian Strickland (Chairman)
Paul Clarke (Vice Chairman)
Peter Mason (Secretary / Minutes Secretary)
Paul Clarke (Fixtures Secretary)
Paul Clarke (Controller / Reporting Officer)
Steve Burton (Treasurer)
Mike Dow (Auditor)
John Hipshon (Child Protection Adviser)

Chess In Leeds
Chess In Leeds

An inside view of the teams, venues and contacts of the various Leeds chess clubs and events that form the focus of the season

Upcoming Matches
Rose Forgrove Club Championship (Rnd 1)
Rose Forgrove Club Championship (Rnd 2)
Rose Forgrove Club Championship (Rnd 3)
County Finals (u180s & u160s)
Rose Forgrove Club Championship (Rnd 4)
Rose Forgrove Club Championship (Rnd 5)
Rose Forgrove Club Championship (Rnd 6)
Rose Forgrove Handicap Championship
Rose Forgrove Rapid Championship
Rose Forgrove Lightning Championship
Club Champion Simultaneous
Rose Forgrove Blitz Championship

2011-12 Review

A look at another successful season for Rose Forgrove Chess Club


The LCA and YCA Trophies

The silverware that counts; a look at the different trophies which fire the aspirations of our local clubs

Quiz Time
Rose Forgrove Quiz

The Forgrove Test

Do you know all about our chess club? Find out in our very own quiz

Leeds Chess Quiz

The Leeds Chess Test

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LCA fixtures
Need to plan your Leeds chess league year ahead? This seasons fixtures list for Rose Forgrove 1, 2 and 3 teams can be found here
LCA fixtures
Need to plan your Leeds chess league year ahead? This seasons fixtures list for Rose Forgrove 4 and 5 teams can be found here
YCA fixtures
Need to plan your Yorkshire chess year ahead? This seasons fixtures list for Rose Forgrove A and B teams can be found here