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Yorkshire League Round 1

Well the starting gun is fired, the teams are off and the race to the three trophies in the Yorkshire league has begun. The opening feint in the Woodhouse Cup belongs to Sheffield A ... Continue Reading →
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Is it time to do your little bit for chess?

Around 15 years ago, in my first stint as Yorkshire CA President, I pointed to chess clubs average ages getting older and I suggested that clubs tried to adopt a school in order to ... Continue Reading →
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Yorkshire Chess Association AGM minutes

Below I post the AGM minutes held last weekend. Very disappointed that votes could not be taken on any of the rule proposals and amendments due to lack of numbers.   2017 Yorkshire ... Continue Reading →
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Upcoming Yorkshire AGM – 17th June 2017

The date for the AGM has been agreed and agenda details are below. West Riding Pub, Leeds, Saturday 17th June 1pm Agenda Yorkshire Chess Association AGM 1) Apologies for absence: 2) ... Continue Reading →
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2016/17 Yorkshire League Round 11

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2016-17 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
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2016/17 Yorkshire League Round 10

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2016-17 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Deighton’s Funeral

Simon’s funeral will be taking place on 3rd April 10:15 at St Matthews, Wood Lane, Chapel Allerton LS7 3QF. After funeral there is a gathering at the The Mustard Pot, Stainbeck ... Continue Reading →
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2016/17 Yorkshire League Round 9

Yorkshire League Reports Enter your report & results here! Welcome to the Yorkshire League 2016-17 season, below you will find match reports and results at they are submitted today ... Continue Reading →
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Simon Deighton (1954-2017)

Mark Birkin has been kind enough to send us this reflection on his friend, team mate and club colleague Simon Deighton who passed away recently. Simon was born in the North East of ... Continue Reading →
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Leeds League Attraction

Over the years I have noticed that the Leeds evening league has grown in strength, especially on the top few boards. After looking at some comparison figures I am amazed how significant ... Continue Reading →