Defences dominated at the Deva Stadium as Chester and Chesterfield played out a goalless draw.
Chester's Mark Hughes came close with a long-range drive in the early stages, but chances were limited in an uneventful first-half.
Jamie Ward missed a chance for the Spireites, but screwed his shot wide from 12 yards.
Simon Yeo came close to snatching a winner for Chester late on but could not steer his shot inside the post.
Chester: Danby, Vaughan, Butler, Linwood, Wilson, Partridge, Hughes, Grant (Hand 88), Ellison, Murphy (Holroyd 81), Lowndes (Yeo 75).
Subs Not Used: Roberts, Ward.
Chesterfield: Roche, Picken, Downes, Kovacs, Robertson, Niven, Winter, Leven (Smith 59), Ward, Fletcher, Lester (Lowry 81).Subs Not Used: Allison, Gray, O'Hare.
Ref: A Haines (Tyne & Wear).