The Thanet & East Kent Chess League organises competitive chess for the clubs in East Kent.

The League is a member of the Southern Counties Chess Union (S.C.C.U.). The annual Thanet Chess Congress is held in August. Please see our Congress website http://www.thanetchesscongress.co.uk/

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

Margate  2 - 5  Folkestone  Thu 16th May 2019
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Broadstairs 2  6 - 2  Margate 1  Tue 14th May 2019
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Broadstairs 1  7½ - ½  Broadstairs 2  Tue 14th May 2019
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Margate 1  0 - 8  Broadstairs 1  Tue 14th May 2019
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