Chess Theory 

International news page (2012) (2013) (2014) W.Ch 2016

 Latest Barrow Club Championship table here

AGM notes from Club Meetings.

  A list of top current British players

  Chess Historic Games

  Blackburne Book Review

Chess Jokes

Online Chess Quiz    Second Chess Quiz

The Fide Laws of chess



County Chess Section (All the tables, results, fixtures and averages for the county scene)

Cumbria County Individual Championships 2012

Cumbria Team Handicap Rapidplay 2016

Cumbria County Championships 2017:Results

Cumbria County Championships 2020 Results

Members Area (for password secured details of members eg telephone numbers)

The games section includes a game played by 

Matthew Meckenzie (a barrow club member) against a British Grandmaster.

It also includes a link to where you can see Martin Gawnes games.


John Moore Remembered

Derek Miller Remembered

 Anthony Kirby Remembered

Clippings from local press over the years click here.

For the Roll of honour -the results from previous years


Archive of Minutes to Barrow Chess Club AGM



     New  Video with commentary of few games

World famous Chess playing computer program-it adapts to your standard- play online Fritz for free here

Links to other sites:

ChessJournal - Record, analyse and store your competitive ...

Record, analyse and store your competitive 'over-the-board' games in the cloud. Enjoy your personal game collection anywhere!

The Federation Internationale des Echecs

The Northern Counties Chess Union

The Cumbria Chess Association

The English Chess Federation

The Internet Chess Club (play online chess in competitions for a small subscription)

Note the cumbrian league section of the internet chess site (a free site to play online chess) 

Chess Maze International (a site full of great chess pieces to ogle over if you havent the money like me)

Lichess - a free online chess playing website

ChessBase (for all your chess programs needs)