Congratulations Daniel

News reaches us of a Fantastic result by Woodseats' newest and youngest member, Daniel Clayton. Playing in the Advanced group at the Yorkshire Junior Chess Day held at The Archbishop…

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Hillsborough C vs Woodseats B

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A tough opening to the season for the B team, although congratulations to new player Danny who won our only points on the night. I lost a pawn early on…

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Sheffield Nomads C vs Woodseats C

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We played our first game of the 2019-2020 season last night, against the Sheffield Nomads (who finished in a very respectable second place last season). As you can see from…

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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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Crabb Shield 2019

Today was the day. Of the world famous Crabb Shield chess tournament. Which, I am told on good authority, dates back to the mists of time (though the earliest date…

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Woodseats Chess Festival

Friday 12th of July to Monday 15th of July. The Woodseats Chess Festival at The Abbey on Chesterfield Road (find us) does what it says on the tin. It's a…

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Hope Valley 5 Minute Tournament

Monday the 20th of May. The Hope Valley 5 Minute Tournament will take place at The Abbey on Chesterfield Road (find us). The Iconic tournament, dating back since earlier any…

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