Promoting Chess
throughout the district:
  • Banbury
  • Coventry
  • Daventry
  • Kenilworth
  • Leamington
  • Olton
  • Rugby
  • Shirley...
  • Solihull
  • Stratford

Banbury, Coventry, Daventry, Kenilworth, Leamington, Olton, Rugby, Shirley & Wythall, Solihull, Stratford

FIXTURES 2023-2024
TABLES 2023-2024

Welcome to the Leamington & District Chess League (LDCL) Website

The LDCL promotes chess throughout the district; arranges chess competitions between clubs or teams in membership of the League as set out in the League's Constitution


LDCL best game prize

Published on: 10 -11-2023

The LDCL best game prize returns for the 23/24 season. Perhaps you’ve already played a winning sacrifice or a tactical masterpiece? Enter the best game contest and you may get your name on the trophy at the end of the season.

  • Entries should be sent to
  • At the end of the season, these will be sent off anonymously for a highly-rated and uninvolved player to judge which is best
  • All entries will be displayed on the website at season’s end
  • Any game played in an LDCL competition is eligible
  • Feel free to include your own notes of commentary on the game

Printable Match Results Cards

Published on: 08 -10-2023

Mike Warden (Solihull) has thoughtfully redesigned the match results cards that captains used to record fixture results. The printable card template will be available to download from the administration section in the footer.

download (127.366KB)

Individual Handicapped Rapidplay

Published on: 02 -09-2023

The Individual Handicapped Rapidplay is open to all players from all clubs, regardless of grading. As a default, games are played with 30 minutes each, but there’s a time handicap to level the playing field between players with different ratings. If you’re interested, please contact Tom Darling at

Recent Posts

Change of venue - Coventry Chess Club

Published on: 02 -08-2023

The Minutes of the 2023 AGM

Published on: 29 -07-2023

New Website

Published on: 28 -07-2023

Change of venue - Stratford Chess Club

Published on: 28 -07-2023

Dispute between Coventry A and Stratford C

Published on: 22 -06-2023