Congress News


Welcome to the Lancashire Chess Congress page. Here you will find details of all chess congress activities in Lancashire.

There are a number of active chess congresses in Lancashire, follow the links for further details specific to the congress.

Please support your local congresses by entering or offering your support to the organisers. Contact them via their online pages, or send a message to LCA via the “contact us” page.

You can enter online here 47th Blackpool Chess Conference, last day to enter online is 7th February 2024. If you want to hotel accommodation at reduced rates follow the instructions at the main website Blackpool Chess Conference Accommodation

The 3rd Lancaster Rapidplay takes placed on Sunday 19th February. There are 4 sections with a £150 first prize, £50 second and a £50 grading prize. Further details can be found at 3rd Lancaster Rapidplay.

The next Leyland FIDE Rapidplay, games are FIDE rated, takes place on Sunday 25th February at the regular venue at West Paddock, Leyland. 3 sections, 6 rounds. Details and entry found here Leyland FIDE Rapidplay