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Rapid Play Sunday 19 January A Rapid Play event has been arranged at the Grosvenor Casino in Leeds. It is just behind the Merrion Centre and has lots of grading prizes. Although it ... Continue Reading →
Andrew Bak

Yorkshire League – Round 5

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 →
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YCA League 2013/14 Round 4

Woodhouse Cup There were no surprises as the top three all won by convincing margins to keep their 100% records. Sheffield A did best, dropping only a solitary draw against Bradford ... Continue Reading →
The tournament winner, Grand Master Nigel Davies (right) and second place player, Alan Walton (left) battled it out in round 6. Davies was the winner

Nigel Davies takes the Haiyan Blitz by storm

Grand Master Nigel Davies was a very welcome surprise entrant to Halifax Chess Club’s Blitz tournament to raise money for victims of the typhoon Haiyan. GM Davies was the strongest amongst ... Continue Reading →
Black to play from Burke vs. Kerrane, Calderdale Individual Championship, Round 1.  If John Kerrane had applied Blackburne's bon mot in this position he'd have secured himself a well deserved and famous win against the competition's top seed

Calderdale Individual Championship: Round 1 report

“Never miss a check, it might be mate” – Joseph. H. Blackburne The chess players of Calderdale gathered for the first round of this season’s Calderdale Individual ... Continue Reading →