History

The competitions between chess clubs in this province has existed for well over a century!
Here are some links on the information about the matches and team tournaments in Vancouver, BC.
Most article were published by Stephen Wright in BCCF Bulletins and on his website.

Various single matches

Vancouver CC vs. New Westminster CC (October 25, 1887) Score 7.5-1.5 - article (pp. 7-9)
- San Francisco vs. Victoria and San Francisco vs. Vancouver telegraph matches (1895-97) - article or here and here (pp. 7-8)
Vancouver vs. Victoria a series of 1914 matches - article (pp. 6-10)
Vancouver vs. Victoria telegraph match on 7 boards (November 13, 1914) Score 4.5-2.5 - article in The Daily Colonist
Vancouver vs. Victoria telephone match on 7 boards (February 13, 1917) Score 4.5-2.5 article in The Daily Colonist
Vancouver vs. Victoria telephone match on 8 (or 6 or 12?) boards (January 22, 1918) - board 2 and board 5 games. Victoria's players lineup.
Vancouver vs. Winnipeg telegraph match (December 13, 1924) Score 7-3 - article
Vancouver vs. Winnipeg telegraph match (January 1, 1927) Score 7.5-4.5 - article (pp. 3-4)
- Vancouver Jewish CC vs. Soviet naval officers (December 26, 1945) Score 5-2 - article (pp. 4-5)
- British Columbia vs. Washington State radio match (1968) Score 2.5-1.5 - article (pp. 6-7)
- Croatian CC vs. Little Mountain CC (February 8, 2004) Score 1.5-4.5 - article (pp. 4-5) and games
- Vancouver vs. Vancouver Island (January 15-17, 2016) Score 14.5-10.5 - article (pp. 2-4)

Regular team competitions

- Provincial inter-city team championship aka Gonnason Cup (1923-62) - article (pp. 8-10)
- British Columbia vs. Washington State (1944-present) - statistics
- Vancouver vs. Vancouver Island (1960-63) - article (pp. 9-11)

Greater Vancouver Chess League

- Greater Vancouver Chess League in (1917-1920) - article (pp. 3-5)
- Greater Vancouver Chess League in (1947-1973) - article (pp. 9-12)
Vancouver Chess League in the 1950's - link

Vancouver Island Chess League

- League existed at least in 1961 - mentioned in this article about Alfred Schulz (page 2)
Vancouver Island Chess League in 1962 - article (pp. 7-8) BCCF Bulletin №327 (pp. 7-8)

Victoria Challenge Matches

- Victoria vs. "Rest of the World" (2016) - report
- Three matches: BC vs. Washington State and Victoria vs. Vancouver (2017) - website


Fraser Valley Chess Club Team Championship (1994-2002)

- Picture of the plaque for winner - picture
- Some results of the season 2000-01 and contacts published here
- One game and results of the match PoCo vs Surrey (season 2001-2002) here


Lower Mainland Chess Club Team Championship (2002-2008)

- Season 2002-03 - results
- Season 2003-04 - results
- Article about one match Little Mountain vs. PoCo CC (December 11, 2003)
- Season 2004-05 - results
- Season 2005-06 - results
- Season 2006-07 - results, photos
- One game Jon Byl vs. Nick Beqo (March 1st, 2007) page 2
- Season 2007-08 - results, photos
- New Plaque - picture


Pre-league exhibition friendly matches (2010-2012)

Chigorin CC vs. Balkan CC (October 24, 2010) Score 11.5-20.5 - photos
Chigorin CC vs. PoCo CC (January 30, 2011) Score 7-25 - photos
Chigorin CC vs. SFU CC (March 12, 2012) Score 5.5-10.5 - photos
- Langley CC vs. Chigorin CC (July 23, 2012) Score 3-13 - photos
Chigorin CC vs. UBC CC (August 26, 2012) Score 2.5-13.5 - photos


Vancouver Rapid Chess League (2012-present)

- Season 2012-13 - results
- Season 2013-14 - results
- Season 2014-15 - results
- Season 2015-16 - results