The Thanet & East Kent Chess League organises competitive chess for the clubs in East Kent. Please see website https://thanetchess.org/

The League is a member of the Southern Counties Chess Union (S.C.C.U.). The annual Thanet Chess Congress is held in August.

The League runs competitions for all levels of playing strength as follows:

Millar Cup - teams of 7 players, no grading limits.

Hargreaves Shield - teams of 4 players, maximum grading limit of 140

Walker Shield - teams of 4 players, maximum grading limit of 115

Steele Cup - teams of 4 players, average grading limit of 125 (min. 75)

Mick Croft Cup - teams of 5 players, average grading limit of 125 (min. 75, defaults = 100). Knockout. Tiebreak by bottom board elimination.

Julius Day Shield - Jamboree at the end of the season.

Micklethwaite Trophy - Individual 10 second Buzzer.

Micklethwaite Shield - Teams of 4 players, 10 second Buzzer.

Individual Quickplay Trophy - Each player has 15 minutes per game.

Team Quickplay Shield - Teams of 4 players, 15 minutes per game.

Lohmann Cup - Individual Championship.

Latest Results

Woodnesborough  4 - 1  Margate  Mon 21st May 2018
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Margate 1  2 - 6  Broadstairs 1  Tue 15th May 2018
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Broadstairs 1  5½ - 2½  Margate 1  Tue 15th May 2018
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Broadstairs 1  6 - 2  Margate 1  Tue 15th May 2018
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