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Woodseats Chess Club, which is actually in Heeley and easily accessible on the 24/25/43 bus routes out of the town centre, is one of the oldest chess clubs in Sheffield and welcomes players of all...

Local hero in the European Chess Club Cup

Long standing Woodseats CC member, Andrew Ledger is about to participate in the European Club Cup! You can follow Andrew’s progress here: http://eurochess2018.com/participants/ Looks like Andrew is playing for Blackthorne Russia, and may be playing St Petersburg in the first round. They’re not bad. Good luck Andrew!

Red Lion Pub in Heeley, Sheffield stages World Chess Championship!

It doesn’t really . . . but in November (9-28 November 2018) for the first time for eighteen years (Kasparov v. Kramnik) it will be staged in London. Another significant anniversary is that it is twenty-five years since British born (Leigh in Lancashire) Nigel Short challenged Kasparov for his crown …