Welcome to the Warrington and District Chess League Homepage.
The aim of the league is to serve the needs of Chess Players in the Warrington and Surrounding areas.
We Currently have four active Divisions catering for all spectrums of the Chess Playing community.
The WDCL also organises three annual Cup Competitions:
- Peninsular Cup
- Kalmar Cup
- Kalmar Shield
Each competition has a different selection criteria and ensures that all Clubs in the League can participate Competitively.
The WDCL also Organises the Richard Furness 500 League.
This is a Grade Point Handicapped League.
Unique to the Warrington League is the WDCL Division 4. Teams of 3 players contest an all-play-all rapidplay match. Players are handicapped according to grade. Ideal for new players coming into the league, and it also provides variety for existing members.
There are WDCL Clubs all around Warrington, from Northwich to Ormskirk, and from Runcorn to Padgate.
So why not pop down to a local club near you?
See our Clubs Page for More details about WDCL Clubs.
Congratulations to Culcheth A - Division 1 Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to St Helens B - Division 2 Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to Culcheth B - Division 3 Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to St Helens Chess Club - Division 4 Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to Penketh Chess Club - Richard Furness 500 League Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to St Helens Chess Club - Peninsula Cup Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to Culcheth Chess Club - Kalmar Cup Champions 2012-13
Congratulations to Penketh Chess Club - Kalmar Shield Champions 2012-13
The 2013 Warrington and District Chess League AGM will take place on Monday 24th June at Winwick Leisure Centre, Myddleton Lane, Warrington WA2 8LQ, 7:45pm start.