Watford Chess Club fixtures 2023-24

4NCL weekends are shown thus, Hertfordshire League matches (7.45 start) are shown thus, Hillingdon League matches (normally 7.0 start) are shown thus and all other OTB events are shown in black type

Date OrganisationCompetition/match detailsVenue/event detailsNotes
Mon 2 Oct   Hillingdon League Club night.   Watford Juniors A v Watford Juniors C  At Watford 'A' won 5-0 
Tues 3 Oct   Hertfordshire League Enfield 1 v Watford 1 At Enfield Won 3-2
Mon 9 Oct   Hillingdon League  Club night.  Watford Juniors C v Watford Juniors B  At Watford on 5-0 
Mon 23 Oct   Hillingdon League Club night.   Watford Juniors B v Watford Juniors A  At Watford  'A' won 5-0
17 Oct   Hertfordshire League  Rothamsted v Watford 2 At Rothamsted Lost 1-4
Mon 23 Oct   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Royston v Watford 1 At Royston Lost 2-3 
Mon 30 Oct   Hillingdon League  Club night. Watford Jnrs A v Harrow Jnrs A, Watford Jnrs B v Harrow Jnrs B At Watford

'A' won 5-0

'B' won 3-2

3 Nov   Hillingdon League Uxbridge Juniors B v Watford Juniors A  At Uxbridge Won 3.5-1.5
Mon 6 Nov   Hertfordshire League Club night.  Watford 1 v Little Heath 2.  At Watford Drew 2.5-2.5
15 Nov   Hertfordshire League 

Little Heath 3 v Watford 2

At Potters Bar Lost (def) 0-5
18-19 Nov   4NCL 4NCL weekend 1 (Watford A)  Mercure Telford Centre Lost 1-4 and 1-5
Mon 20 Nov   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 1 v Hemel Hempstead 3 At Watford Lost 1.5-3.
Mon 4 Dec   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 2 v Letchworth & Hitchin 3 At Watford Lost 0.5-4.5
Mon 11 Dec   Hertfordshire League Club night.   St Albans 5 v Watford 2 At St Albans Lost 0.5-4.5
Mon 18 Dec     Club night. Rapidplay. Adjourned AGM.    22 competed
2 Jan   Hertfordshire League Hertford 2 v Watford 1 At Hertford Won 4-1
4 Jan   Hillingdon League  Harrow Juniors B v Watford Juniors A At Harrow Won 5-0
6-7 Jan    4NCL 4NCL weekend 2 (Watford A) Mercure Telford Centre Two matches, lost 2.5-3.5 and won 5-1 
Mon 8 Jan   Hertfordshire League

Club night.  Watford 2 v Little Heath 3

Extraordinary General Meeting.  

At Watford Drew 2.5-2.5
Mon 15 Jan   Hertfordshire League  Club night.  Watford 2 v St Albans 6 At Watford  Won 4-1
Mon 22  Jan   Hillingdon League  Club night.  Watford Jnrs A v Uxbridge Jnrs B, Watford Jnrs B v Uxbridge Jnrs A At Watford  Won 4-1 and lost 2-3
Mon 29 Jan     Club night - junior rapidplay   11 competed 
30 Jan   Hertfordshire League  Hertford 3 v Watford 2 At Hertford Lost 2-3
Mon 5 Feb   Hillingdon League  Club night.  Watford Jnrs A v Harrow Jnrs B, Watford Jnrs B v Harrow Jnrs A At Watford Won 3-2 and lost 0-5
8 Feb   Hertfordshire League  Hoddesdon v Watford 2 At Hoddesdon Lost (def) 0-5
10-11 Feb   4NCL 4NCL weekend 3 (Watford A & Watford B) Delta Hotels by Marriott, Warwick Watford A & B each won one match and lost one
Mon 12 Feb   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 1 v Enfield 1   At Watford Won 4-1
Mon 19 Feb   Hertfordshire League  Club night.   St Albans 6 v Watford 2 At St Albans Lost 1.5-3.5
Mon 26 Feb   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 1 v Royston At Watford  Won 3.5-1.5
3 March   World Chess League.live Watford Juniors v Bloemfontein (South Africa) Chess.com, 6.0 Lost 1-5
Mon 4 Mar   Hertfordshire League / Hillingdon League Club night.  Letchworth & Hitchin 3 v Watford 2.Watford Jnrs A v Watford Jnrs B

At Letchworth / Watford

Won 3.5-1.5,  Watford Jnrs A won 5-0
9-10 Mar   4NCL 4NCL weekend 4 (Watford A) Delta Hotels by Marriott, Warwick Won 4-2 and 3.5-2.5
Mon 11 Mar   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 1 v Hertford 2 At Watford Lost 2-3
Mon 18 Mar   Hertfordshire League  Club night.   Watford 2 v Hoddesdon At Watford Won 3.5-1.5
24 Mar   World Chess League.live Watford Juniors v Shenzhen Peng Yue  Chess.com, 1.0 Won, w/o
Mon 25 Mar   Hertfordshire League  Club night.   Stevenage 2 v Watford 1 At Stevenage Drew 2.5-2.5
Mon 1 Apr     Club night BHol  
Mon 8 Apr     Club night   Junior rapidplay - 12 competed
Mon 15 Apr   Hertfordshire League Club night.  Hemel Hempstead 3 v Watford 1 At Hemel Hempstead Won 4-1 
Thurs 18 Apr   Hillingdon League Harrow Juniors A v Watford Juniors B At Harrow Won 3-2
Mon 22 April   Hillingdon League Club night.  Watford Jnrs A v Uxbridge Jnrs A, Watford Jnrs B v Uxbridge Jnrs B At Watford Lost 2-3 and 1-4
Mon 29 April   Hertfordshire League Club night.  Watford 2 v Rothamsted At Watford .Lost 2-3
Thurs 2 May   Hillingdon League  Harrow Juniors B v Watford Juniors B At Harrow  Won 5-0
4-6 May   4NCL 4NCL weekend 5 (Watford A)

At Telford (3 matches)

Drew 3-3, lost 2-4, won 3.5-2.5
Mon 6 May     Club night BHol   
Wed 8 May   Hertfordshire League Little Heath 2 v Watford 1 At Potters Bar Lost 2-3
Thurs 9 May   Hillingdon League Harrow Juniors A v Watford Juniors A At Harrow Lost 2-3
Mon 13 May   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 2 v St Albans 5 At Watford Lost 1.5-3.5 
Mon 20 May   Hertfordshire League Club night.   Watford 2 v Hertford 3 At Watford Won 3.5-1.5
Fri 24 May   Hillingdon League Uxbridge Juniors A v Watford Juniors A  At Uxbridge  Lost 2-3
Mon 27 May     Club night.  BHol  
Mon 3 June   Hertfordshire League  Club night.   Watford 1 v Stevenage 2 At Watford Won 4.5-0.5
Fri 7 Jun   Hillingdon League  Uxbridge Juniors B v Watford Juniors B  At Uxbridge Lost 1-4
Mon 10 June     Club night    
Mon 17 June     Club night    
Fri 21 June   Hillingdon League Uxbridge Juniors A v Watford Juniors B  At Uxbridge  
Mon 24 June   Friendly Club night.  Club rapidplay (UKPCC v Watford Juniors match at Westminster postponed due to General Election)   Postponed
Sat 29 June     South West Herts Primary Schools Chess League  North Watford Cancelled - insufficient response
Mon 1 July     Club night    
Sun 7 July    

ChessFest

Central London.  
Mon 8 July     Club night    
Mon 15 July     Club night    
Fri 19 July   Admi HCA AGM    
Sat 20 July   Admin FIDE Centenary   Herts school holidays 24 July - 31 August
Sun 21 July   Online friendly Watford Juniors v Reading University 6.0 or 6.30 start  
Mon 22 July     Club night.   Club AGM.    
Mon 29 July     Club night    
Mon 5 Aug     Club night    
Mon 12 Aug     Club night    
Mon 19 Aug     Club night    
Mon 26 Aug     Club night    
Sun 1 Sept   Admin LJCC qualifier.   Date probably subject to change. At Watford  
Mon 23 Sept     St Albans Jnrs v Watford Jnrs At St Albans