15 March 2020. Coronavirus - The league's senior officers have taken the decision to suspend league competitions until further notice.
to the website of the Croydon & District Chess League.
are a small and friendly league for chess teams in South London.
Matches are held at the venues of our member clubs which are
in Coulsdon, Croydon, Lewisham, Streatham,
Sydenham, Thornton Heath, Wallington and West Wickham.
played in the league are for teams of four players -
so only one car is needed to take a team to its away
fixtures. Teams compete in three divisions according
to strength (see playing
rules for details) and there is a fourth division where games are played to rapidplay time limits.
season starts in October each year and teams can apply to join up
to the end of August before the start of the new season.
find more information about the league on this website,
including news, recent
results and league
tables. If you are a chess player and you would
like to find a team to play in, contact your nearest
club. Teams thinking of applying for membership
of the league should contact
one of the league officials for further information.
League has a long history - in 2020 we will celebrate our
centenary. If you would like to know more about our
past see the History page here.