We gave them a fight! (Sheffield Chess Association Richardson Cup Quarter Final)

I said to Bill, just before George finally caved in cementing a 6-0 scoreline, that I felt this had been our best performance of the whole cup run.  Even Shane who was a piece down quite early made them battle while Bob, George and I had very competitive positions which, …

Cobra Meeting on New Year’s Eve – How can we be the best of Sheffield Chess Clubs?

We had a meeting of the Woodseats ‘Cobra’ on the morning of New Year’s Eve.  It took place in Bill’s front parlour.  Present were Bill, Shane Frith, Peter Hulse and at least one of Bill’s cats.  There were apologies for absence from Andy Lee and Jon Sparkes.  Everybody else was …