Update 1: New Exciting things! Making Woodseats Chess Club strong again!

I’ve been away for five weeks and a lot of exciting things have happened in connection with the club. One of the most exciting is that our website has been improved still further due to the labours of Jamie Woodhouse. Jamie has spent hours of his own time moving our …

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 …