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2023-24 Eastman Cup

The 2023-24 London Chess League season sees the return of the Eastman Cup knockout competition. Teams will be playing for the Eastman Cup trophy and the title of LCL knockout champions.

The first round draw is as follows:

Match 1: University College London vs Richmond & Twickenham

Match 2: Streatham & Brixton vs Mushrooms

Match 3: Cavendish vs Hackney

Match 4: Hammersmith vs Battersea

Reserve team: Kings Head

Round-of-8 matches must be played on or before 31 January 2024


The semifinals will be played on Tuesday, 27 February 2024 at the London Mindsports Centre:

Winner of Match 1 vs Winner of Match 2

Winner of Match 3 vs Winner of Match 4


The finals will be played on Tuesday, 19 March 2024 at the London Mindsports Centre:

Winner of Semifinal 1 vs Winner of Semifinal 2


Spectators are encouraged and welcome at the semifinals and finals.

Good luck to all our competitors!