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Notice of Online AGM – Wednesday 26 August 2020

The AGM as described below having taken place, the minutes (provisional until the next AGM) are available here. Please find below the text of an email sent to Club Secretaries and League officers on Saturday…


BACL Competitions Suspended in Response to COVID-19

Hi Everyone The BACL Executive has been discussing various options following the fast recent increase of COVID-19 cases in the UK. We are mindful that our players include a cross-section of society including those either at…


EACU Team Championships 2020

Date: Sunday 15th March 2020  (Round 1 begins at 10:00 am)Venue: Turner Hall, Church Lane, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 0HL(One of the common county match venues) 4 sections: Open, Team 600, Team 500 and Team 400Anyone interested in…


Cambridgeshire Rapidplay – Sunday 29 September

Sunday 29 September 2019 – Whittlesford Memorial Hall It’s not too late to enter this tournament, although there is a £5 additional fee for late entry. SectionEntry FeeAdultsEntry FeeJuniors (u18) Open£16£12 Major (u160)£16£12 Challengers (u125)£16£12…


EACU Team Championships 2019

Date: Saturday  23rd February 2019  (Round 1 begins at 10:00 am) Venue: Moreton Hall Community Centre, Symonds Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP32 7EE  (The Bury St Edmunds Chess Club venue) 4 sections: Open, Team 600, Team…


Website Updates

As discussed at the AGM, the website includes a number of updates for the 2018-19 season. A new Documents area on the website contains a range of useful information: The latest BACL Rules The league’s…


BACL Annnual General Meeting – 9th July 2018

The date, time and venue for the AGM have been set: When: Monday 9 July 2018 at 7:30pm Where: Moreton Hall Community Centre (the Bury venue, post code IP32 7EW) The agenda and papers will be…


EACU Congress 2018

Friday 1st – Sunday 3rd June 2018 King Edward VII Memorial Hall High Street, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 8JP Full details are available on the entry form Five-Round Swiss Tournament with three sections The FIDE-Rated Open…


BACL Website Now Using January Grades

Users of the BACL website should note that things have been updated to reflect the recently released January grades. Where available, the Summer Grade will be shown in brackets. If you find parts of the…