A New Season Begins – Woodseats A v. Worksop A

Woodseats A          Worksop A Andrew Ledger   1   0   Jonathan Tait Alan Potts   0   1   Jim Burnett Paul Fletcher 0.5   0.5   Ken Morrison John Trafford   0.5   0.5   Chris Chambers Srini Muthukrishnan   1   0 Phil Griffiths Chern Yean Sim   1   0  Phil Beckett Bill Ward   0.5   0.5   Janos Wagenbach Jon Sparkes   0   …

Avison Shield Correspondence Tournament

We currently have a team playing in the Avison Shield Correspondence tournament-Peter Hulse, John Fletcher, Bill Ward, and Srinivasa Muthukrishnan.  Last year we came a creditable third.  There were some very strong teams.  Worksop won it in the end.  This year the teams are even stronger and there are two divisons. …

Chess at Bishops’ House-the outcome

{jcomments on}{besps}bishopshouse{/besps} As Bill has already tweeted, the early afternoon chess session at Bishops House was very pleasant and very successful.  The passing public (and a dog) were very intrigued by our al fresco analysis.  We also managed to lure a number of customers inside who seemed to be pretty strong players …

The continuing story of the Woodseats Variation

Bill has been playing this variation for a long time, since (and before) 1991 infact!  He was, quite rightly, very proud when Gary Lane included it in his new book ‘Prepare to Attack!’ and then wrote about it in one of his articles on Chess Cafe ( http://www.chesscafe.com/text/lane146.pdf – it’s towards …

About Us

Woodseats Chess Club welcomes new players of all ages and strengths. We have three teams in the Sheffield & District Chess League and we have room for players of all standards. We play our home games and hold club nights throughout the season on Monday nights from 7.30. You can find us in the …