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Welcome to the 2018/19 Season

I think the website is ready to go for the season, but please let me know if anything seems amiss.

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For winners of 2017/18 events please see the Honours List, or visit

If anything seems amiss, contact me, Steve Lovell, at webmaster [at] (with the obvious replacement of "[at]" with "@").

Latest Results

Match: 12Linton Lynxes4 - 1Linton Lemurs
Match: 11Linton Leopards1.5 - 3.5Bury St Edmunds Scarabs
Match: 10Bury St Edmunds E1.5 - 3.5Bury St Edmunds Vipers
Match: 9Cambridge Gowns0.5 - 4.5Cambridge Oddfellows
Match: 8Cambridge Dons1 - 4Bury St Edmunds Hornets

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Upcoming Fixtures

Match: 13Wed 26 Sep 2018Cambridge Examiners v Cambridge Choristers
Match: 14Thu 27 Sep 2018Bury St Edmunds Cobras v Ely Bishops
Match: 15Tue 02 Oct 2018Linton Lions v Cambridge Gowns
Match: 16Tue 02 Oct 2018Linton Loris v Linton Llamas
Match: 2001Tue 02 Oct 2018Stowmarket (RG) v Bury Cathedral

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  • Match 10: by Bury St Edmunds Vipers
  • Match 12: by Linton Lemurs

Latest News

  • 36th Bury St Edmunds Congress

    The congress is open for entries. It takes place on the weekend of 20/21 October 2018. Enter via the congress website.

  • The BACL has a Blog

    To make it easy to share news, we now have a blog. Take a look.

  • Chess News to Share?

    If there are chess events or other news you'd like to see here or on the blog, drop me an email: webmaster [at]

  • Got Errors? Get in Touch

    Sometimes we make mistakes, so it's possible you'll encounter some errors when using the site. Please get in touch and let me know about them. You can email me, Steve Lovell, using the details on the left.

Match:12 Tue 25 Sep 2018 Linton Lynxes4 - 1Linton Lemurs
Board: 1Alan Wadsworth 1341 - 0Mel Kirwan 136
Board: 2Yoav Pilowsky Baniker 1071 - 0Michael Osborn 114
Board: 3Oren Pilowsky Baniker 941 - 0Charlie Goldsmith 68
Board: 4Kumaresh Mahalingam 820 - 1Ruben Evans
Match:11 Tue 25 Sep 2018 Linton Leopards1.5 - 3.5Bury St Edmunds Scarabs
Board: 1David Coleman 1940 - 1Mike Harris 220
Board: 2Kevin Clark 1860 - 1Edmund Player 206
Board: 3Paul Kemp 1841 - 0Adam John 151
Board: 4Julian Ray 156½ - ½Andrew Donnelly 139
Match:10 Thu 20 Sep 2018 Bury St Edmunds E1.5 - 3.5Bury St Edmunds Vipers
Board: 1Rene Martinez 1360 - 1Andrew Donnelly 139
Board: 2James Pack 1361 - 0Tom Roy 120
Board: 3Adam Harvey 128½ - ½Daniel Garcia-Leon 94
Board: 4Chris Shepherd-Rose 960 - 1Mario Saenz de Villaverde 80
Match:9 Wed 19 Sep 2018 Cambridge Gowns0.5 - 4.5Cambridge Oddfellows
Board: 1Stephen Pride 138½ - ½Simon Doherty 183
Board: 2Tom Bramley 1380 - 1John Daugman 166
Board: 3Gert de Block 1270 - 1Ole Bay-Petersen 152
Board: 4David Cattermole 1200 - 1Richard Newman 140
Match:8 Wed 19 Sep 2018 Cambridge Dons1 - 4Bury St Edmunds Hornets
Board: 1Arnav Srivastava 1470 - 1Bob Jones 144
Board: 2Mark Fountain 1481 - 0Adam John 151
Board: 3Stuart Jeffreys 1500 - 1Steven Lovell 137
Board: 4Alan Norman 1190 - 1James Pack 136