The BCA Big Bash! 6-27 February 2021
An event with up to six games per player, where each game will be played in a single session over the telephone, via Skype or any other instant internet based platform such as Zoom, Facetime, WhatsApp, Lichess etc. Entries close on 3rd February.
14th Email Tournament, 1st March to 31st May, 2021
This email tournament will run through the spring of 2021. Details will be published in February in the gazette and the e-group.
Alternative Spring Tournament 19th - 21st March, 2021
The uncertainties surrounding the COVID 19 pandemic have forced us to cancel the AGM congress. We will instead offer a Skype and telephone event on the same dates so that our members can safely enjoy some chess from a distance.
Remote AGM, Saturday 10th April, 2021
Our annual general meeting will be held on Skype or Zoom.
British Championship and Chairman's Cup, 6-13 June, 2021
Due to ongoing COVID19 restrictions, it has been necessary to cancel this event. We are offering TESSLa 2021 as an alternative.
TESSLa 2021, June - September
Following the success of the 2020 TESSLa event, we will be holding another event starting in June. Details to follow. You can read about the previous event here.
15th Email Tournament, September to December, 2021
This email tournament will run through the autumn of 2021. Details will be published in August in the gazette and the e-group.
International Autumn Tournament, 15-17 October, 2021
This event will take place at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate from the 15th to 17th of October 2021. It will be a five round swiss event with an open section and a U1450 section. More details to follow.
28th Chess Theme Break, 30th January - 6th February, 2022
This week long event provides coaching, a friendly rapid play tournament as well as a wide range of entertainment. It will be held at the Marsham Court Hotel, Bournemouth. Details to follow.
AGM Congress, 18-20 March, 2022
The 2021 event was cancelled since it is impossible for us to run events like this during the COVID 19 pandemic. The 2022 event will take place at the Derby Midland hotel from the 18th to 20th of March 2022. It will be a five round swiss event with an open section and a U1450 section. More details to follow.
46th Correspondence Championship 1st January 2021 - 30th September 2022
This event began on 01 January 2021. Results to follow.
13th email Tournament
This event began on 1st October, 2020 and will run until the end of the year.
Alternative Autumn Tournament, 29th October to 1st November, 2020
This was held over Skype and by phone as an alternative to the over-the-board event we normally hold in the autumn. You can Read the report here
The Telephone, email, Skype Summer Ladder was held as a replacement for the over-the-board event that we were unable to hold because of the COVID 19 pandemic. You can read the report here.