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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…



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…


EACU Team Championships 2018

Date: Sunday  25th February 2018  (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…


BACL Rapidplay Cancelled (Sorry)

Those of you who read the BACL Handbook closely will have noticed that the BACL Rapidplay had been scheduled for Sunday 7 January 2018. Unfortunately this date clashed with county fixtures. Despite best efforts we’ve…