Do you offer draws?

Rob raised the question of 'draws' and the vital statistics of same: Here's an interesting article that I've just pinched off the Internet that gives a lot information and comparisons:…

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A tiger writes . . .

A member of the club, who is a bit of a literary gent on the quiet, recently sent me an email that started off "Dear Tiger . . .", an…

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The London System

Last Monday at Woodseats Chess Club, the talk was about openings again. Of course, the above mentioned came up in the conversation. It's a very 'marmite' topic. You're either for…

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The Black Lion

There are no Chess matches at the moment for Woodseats Chess Club. We're still meeting though, and there has been a goodly assembly. If you want to join in and…

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An Alternative to Chess?
A wonderful backgammon board, with its junior friend and interesting acoutrements!

An Alternative to Chess?

Perhaps you'll say that there isn't one but, if you're a chess player (or anybody else for that matter) who is seeking a challenging alternative to the 64 squares, why…

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Chess at Woodseats Library

Another rousing Chess session in the library this afternoon. Bushira Karim and Azhara Miller brought their enthusiastic band of young players again, two of whom had distinguished themselves in a…

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Chess in Woodseats Library
Trojans v. Greeks with Zeus as an umpire

Chess in Woodseats Library

WANT TO LEARN HOW TO PLAY CHESS? Or maybe you can play already and just fancy a social game here in the library? Instruction and opponents available in Woodseats library;…

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