Exeter and District Chess League

Welcome to the 2013/14 season of the Exeter & District chess league!

This season's results

To view the league tables and match results for the 2013/14 Premiership, Championship, and Rapidplay leagues, please click here.

If you have any queries, please contact the league secretary at timojito@hotmail.co.uk

Previous seasons' results

To view the league tables and match results from previous seasons, please click on the relevant link below:

2012-13 season

2011-12 season

2010-11 season

Chess Quotes

Here are some of the questions and answers to an examination paper in chess that was given some time ago by Dr. TARRASCH. (...)
"Q: What is the object of playing a gambit opening?
A: To acquire a reputation of being a dashing player at the cost of losing a game.

  Q: Account briefly for the popularity of the Queen Pawn Opening in matches of a serious nature.
A: Laziness.

  Q: What is the duty of an umpire where a player wilfully upsets the board?
A: Remove the bottle.

Chess Review, 1935.