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Rishton won the The Sinkinson Cup – The League Championship Trophy, run by the East Lancashire Chess Association, in 1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, and 1961.

Rishton also won The Hamilton Cup – The League Individual KO Trophy, in 1950, W. B. Smith taking that title, and in 1962, by G. S. Chambers.

The ELCA League Division Three Trophy was won in 1978, and The ELCA League Division Two Trophy in 1983.

If anyone can tell me anymore about the Rishton Chess team, such as when they folded, or if they still meet, please drop me an email.

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East Lancs Chess Association Website.