The ECF has now introduced the new ELO-based 4-digit ECF Rating Numbers for face-to-face OTB chess. These numbers will be updated monthly. To see your new ECF Rating, please visit: List of Players for Prescot & Knotty Ash (7PKA) Merseyside CA

Additionally the ECF has introduced ELO-based 4-digit ECF Rating Numbers for online chess. To search for a player or club, please visit: ECF Online Ratings


  Club championship 2019
  Name Played W L D Points
1 Mike O'M 13 8 2 3 27
2 Henry 7 5 2   15
3 Joe  9 4 2 3 15
4 Bob 7 3 1 3 12
5 Rob  10 2 4 6 12
6 Kevin  3 3     9
7 Dave M 5 3 2   9
8 Peter  9 2 6 1 7
9 Ron 6 2 3 1 7
10 John 6 1 2 3 6
11 Dave A 4 1 1 2 5
12 Lee 1 1     3
13 Mike D 2 1 1   3
14 Bill 4 1 3   3
15 Dave O 4 1 3   3
16 Chris 2   2   0
17 Bryan  4   4   0
18 Alex 5   5   0



Mondays & Thursdays from 7.30pm - 11.30pm

We are a friendly club and welcome players of all ages and abilities. New members are encouraged to come along and try our club for free. If you contact us before you visit we will provide you with a contact name and arrange a friendly game for you.


PKA 2018 seniors champions


Prescot and Knotty Ash become the 2018 NCCU seniors champions when we defeated South Sheilds by 2.5 - 1.5.

An especially good draw by Mike O'Mahony on top board against a 206 graded player followed up by draws by Kevin Sartain and Dave Owens. Mike Delaney had a fine win to seal the victory.


New NCCU Seniors Club Champions 2018

Posted on July 3, 2018 by admin2

Prescot & Knotty Ash are the new Seniors Champions!

The final was held on 30th June at the Bradford Latvian Club.
It proved a close match, but in the end a victory for the Prescot & Knotty Ash Club, who beat holders, South Shields, by 2½-1½. The Merseyside Club were outgraded on every board but in the end youth triumphed over age and experience – South Shields were on average 10 years older than their opponents.

Match scorecard:

  Prescot & Knotty Ash   South Shields
1. Mike O’Mahoney ½ – ½ Joe Watson
2. Kevin Sartain ½ – ½ Paul Bielby
3. David Owens ½ – ½ Brian Towers
4. Michael Delaney 1 – 0 Dave Patterson
    2½ – 1½  

Welcome to our new Club Website!

This is our new Prescot & Knotty Ash Club website. I hope you like the new design and features. Not all content is publicly accessible. There are now at least four access-levels: public, registered, Prescot & Knotty Ash Club Members and Committee Members. Club-related contents are only accessible by our members, personal data ore only accessible by members of our committee.
All personal data, names and passwords (encrypted) are stored in the database. They can not be "harvested". The whole communication between every user and our website is safe and SSL-encrypted.

  • MCA league tables, rounds and match reports will be on your website and always up-to-date.
  • Chess games can be published easity, of course only in the members area. Your opponent won't have access to this
  • You are welcome to contribute to our new website by writing and publishing articles, photos, chess games or whatever you like; in case if there are any problems your webmaster will help you

We want to improve the information-management and communication in our club by using newsletters and different access-levels, therefore we have to introduce some rules for management purposes:

  • All members of Prescot & Knotty Ash Chess Club shall be registered on our website and shall have additional rights. Names have to be correct, usernames may vary
  • Every member shall check and complete his data; name and e-mail-address are mandatory (see your profile after log-in)
  • Every member will be registered for our newsletter and has, of course, the right to unsubscribe. The newsletter is necessary to inform all our members about our club, teams, AGM, ... and everything else related to our club
  • Every new member shall register himself on the website and send an e-mail to the webmaster to get additional access rights.

If you have problems to log-in or if you don't know your username and/or password, please for help. Thank you.