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: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/36296
The League's Privacy Notice is here: https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/45048
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

Plate

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

Latest Results

Lytham 4  2½ - 1½  Lytham 3  Thu 14th Nov 2019
After a tense struggle on Board 1, Graham forced through 2 central pawns to secure the win
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Bispham 1  0 - 8  Preston 1  Tue 12th Nov 2019
Preston needed to win 6-2 on the handicap but managed to win all games.
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Poulton 1  6 - 2  Lytham 1  Mon 11th Nov 2019
Lytham needed to draw the match 4-4 to progress to the next round. Poulton’s target was
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Poulton 3  1½ - 2½  Lytham 4  Mon 4th Nov 2019
Both teams had ungraded players on boards 3 and 4, with the Lytham players looking just ex
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