The North East Online League is open to teams based in Northumberland, Durham and Cleveland, and matches take place on alternate Tuesdays at 7:30pm during each season.
Games are played on Lichess.org, with a time control of 45 minutes plus 15 seconds per move.
Matches are normally between teams of 4 players, with extra boards possible by agreement between the two teams.
Season 2 of the North East Online League will take place from January to March 2021, and is comprised of 4 Divisions.
Season 2 (Spring 2021) matches are on the following dates:
Round 1: Tuesday 19 January, 2021
Round 2: Tuesday 2 February, 2021
Round 3: Tuesday 16 February, 2021
Round 4: Tuesday 2 March, 2021
Round 5: Tuesday 16 March, 2021
One team will be eligible for promotion in Season 2 from each of Divisions 2, 3 and 4 in Season 3 (scheduled for Summer 2020), and one team will be relegated from each of Divisions 1, 2 and 3.
New teams entering the League from Season 3 onwards will be required to join the lowest division, unless a specific exemption is granted by the League Meeting held at the end of the previous season.

Latest Results

Forest Hall Juniors  5 - 1  Magnus Carlsen's Fantasy Team  Tue 2nd Mar 2021
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Durham University  1½ - 2½  Durham City B  Tue 2nd Mar 2021
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Forest Hall A  1½ - 2½  Durham City A  Tue 2nd Mar 2021
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South Shields  2 - 2  Tynemouth & Morpeth A  Tue 2nd Mar 2021
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