Hillsborough D vs Woodseats B

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We returned to the New Barrack Tavern to face Hillsborough again in the league. Fortunately for us it was their D team rather than the C team who gave us…

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Online Arena #4

A win for Jamie this week on 10 points, with Daniel and Brendan both finishing on 4 points. Only 5 players though, so we didn't all get the same number…

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Woodseats C vs Sheffield Nomads C

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Wins for Rob and Steve, but losses for both myself and David, resulted in a tied match with Nomad's C team. I was seated next to Rob, and it looked…

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Online Arena #3

Great drama tonight in our online Lichess arena. Some very close and tense games. Some daylight chess robbery. Some of us definitely need to work on our time management skills.…

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Woodseats B vs Rotherham B

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A good result for the team, and well needed given the current league table. Steve was first to finish - unfortunately Phil was a little too Sharp(!) for him, gaining…

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Online Arena #2

Well done to Jamie (me), who won our second online Lichess arena this week. Congratulations also to Daniel who finished second, and Brendan who finished third. (more…)

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Lichess

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Quite a few of us have been playing on popular internet chess website lichess.org. More recently, we've been running an online tournament for club members every Sunday evening from 6:30pm.…

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Online Arena #1

Congratulations to Danny, who just won our second online Arena match, on lichess.org. Second place goes to Bill (impressive, as it's his first encounter with lichess). Third goes to Steve.…

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Barnsley C vs Woodseats C

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A loss for our C team against Barnsley C. Rob Skelton was our only win on board 3. Some lost opportunities for me on board 2 playing Vlad Shaposhnikov. I…

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Woodseats B vs Hillsborough C

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It was a very close affair against the league leaders. On board 1, Danny calmly won his match, as usual, rejecting a draw offer and then winning the rook and…

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