The etching of Lenin and Hitler playing chess in Vienna, 1909

Travail Pursuit #1: Lenin vs. Hitler

After far too long languishing in the archives of our website I’m dusting down and re-shaping “Travail Pursuit” which was always intended to be something of a blog about the more ... Continue Reading →
daventrycourthotel

4NCL 2013/14 Weekend 4 – Division 3

4NCL 2013/14 Weekend 4 – Division 3 Links: Official 4NCL Website Latest Standings All 4NCL Posts John Carleton’s (Spirit of Atticus) Weekend 4 Report Stephen Kee’s ... Continue Reading →
Child Genius

Chess in Schools and Communities

Chess in Schools and Communities Chess in Schools and Communities aim to expand from 300 to 450 schools by September 2015. Consequently, we will be hosting a great many training courses ... Continue Reading →
Matty Webb

Player of the month

My player of the month for March is Matthew Webb. Yes this is the very same Matty who is the technical editor of the Yorkshire website but I’m sure you will agree he is a great ... Continue Reading →
Yorkshire won the top four boards led by Gawain Ako (back right) on board 1 and Pete Leonard (front right) on board 2.

NCCU 2013-14 U160s: Cumbria vs. Yorkshire

Cumbria only win the toss against niggardly Yorkshiremen Ear all, see all, say nowt; Eyt all, sup all, pay nowt; And if ivver tha does owt fer nowt – Allus do it fer thissen. – ... Continue Reading →
Fischer Med

Chess artistry, both on and off the board

Nette Robinson Leeds Chess Club have recently ran an article about Nette Robinson who produces excellent sketches of chess players past and present. Check out the Leeds Chess Club website ... Continue Reading →
Rachel Riley Scrabble

Mind Sports International in Leeds on 5th/6th April

What are you doing next weekend? If you are free on 5 or 6 April, and within commuting distance of Leeds City Museum, then you are in for a treat if you are a fan of chess, Scrabble ... Continue Reading →
Ihor Lewyk

Yorkshire League – Round 10

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2013-14 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Zigmond (Custom)

YCA League 2013/14 Round 9

Woodhouse Cup I think everybody will have heard the headline news but for those who live in caves (or rely solely on my write ups) defending champions York RI A were beaten 5-3 by Bradford ... Continue Reading →
MatthewDWebb

Yorkshire League – Round 9

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2013-14 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →