01 Jim Burnett Landscape

Sheffield and Leeds Congress Results

This is the first in a series of posts re-capping events that took place over the Summer. Sheffield Congress The 2015 Sheffield Congress took place on 26th-28th June 2015 at King Edward ... Continue Reading →
James' own illustration of the Squashing Frog

The Squashing Frog

The Squashing Frog, a trivial dispute. James Carpenter shares some of his experiences with the French Defence August, a quiet dry month filled with contemplations of past glories and, ... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Absolute Correspondence Championship of the USCF

The Absolute Correspondence Championship of the United States Chess Federation, 1976-2010. Alex Dunne. McFarland & Company. Softback. 348 Pages. 248 Diagrams. Held on an annual ... Continue Reading →

2015-16 Yorkshire League Preview

So suddenly it’s Autumn and the new Yorkshire League season is upon us. Before we look at the season ahead I’d like to make a few observations on how the Yorkshire Chess ... Continue Reading →