The aim of the League is to promote chess activities and competitions. It extends from Morecambe in the north to Leyland in the south and encompasses players of varied abilities and ages. If you would like more information about the league contact the league secretary

The League Rules are here:
The League's Privacy Notice is here:
Nominated Players for 2019
Preston - playing evenly matched two teams (Rule 17a):

  • For Preston 1, Brett Lund and Martyn Hamer will not be eligible to play for Preston 2
  • For Preston 2, Peter Jowett and Conor Reaney will not be eligible to play for Preston 1

Lytham 3 and 4 playing in order of strength (Rule 17b):

  • For Lytham 3 Colin Wilks and Pat Coleman will not be eligible to play for Lytham 4

Rapidplay cup

  • 11/11/19: A Poulton 1 v Lytham 1
  • 12/11/19: B Bispham 1 v Preston 1
  • w/c 9/3/19: C Winner A v Lytham 2
  • w/c 9/3/19: D Winner B v Poulton 2
  • Final Winner C v Winner D


  • E Loser A v Loser C
  • F Loser B v Loser D
  • Final Winner F v Winner E

Latest Results

Preston 3  1½ - 2½  Poulton 2  Wed 4th Dec 2019
A good win for Poulton with both teams welcoming new players, Andrew Thornley for Preston
Read more ...

Preston 2  3½ - 1½  Lytham 1  Wed 4th Dec 2019
The scoreline does not accurately reflect the match as Lytham were on top for over an hour
Read more ...

Leyland 1  1½ - 2½  Lytham 4  Tue 26th Nov 2019
New player is Nick Bishop
Read more ...

Lytham 2  2 - 2  Bispham 1  Thu 28th Nov 2019
Bob's game with Ron finished first - Bob won a couple of pawns and then went on to win the
Read more ...