The win, and the added goal difference keeps them three points clear of FC United of Manchester who had a narrow 1-0 win at Blyth. Before today's games the top two sides had identical goal difference. Chorley now have an 11 goal swing and the two sides meet at Gigg Lane on Tuesday.
The outcome of Tuesday's game could well decide who wins the title and gains promotion to the Conference North next season.
Chorley's scorers were: Jack Dorney (2) Joshua Hine (5) Ben Heneghan (7 OG) Max Cartwright (8) Gerard Murphy (12 OG) Dale Whitham (36) James Dean (44) Darren Stephenson (49) James Dean (52 PEN) Max Cartwright (69) Jack Dorney (81) James Dean (84) Dale Whitham (86)