The two National League North clubs were taking a break from league action to square off at the Tameside Stadium.
However, 15 minutes into the contest, the referee was forced to bring a halt to proceedings, a consequence of a message on the tannoy.
Having realised that his car needed to be moved on the car park, the official informed a steward and was allowed to take the necessary action.
The game in the North-West quickly restarted with Chester heading into half time with a 1-0 advantage courtesy of Charlie Jolley's 40th-minute goal. body check tags ::