Sheffield Nomads meet most Tuesday nights at the Trades & Labour Club, 200 Duke Street, Sheffield, S2 5QQ from 7.30pm onwards. We have four teams spread across the five divisions of the Sheffield league, with players of all abilities, and are always on the look out for new members. So, if you’ve not played for a while, or are facing your opponents online instead, why not get in touch so we can arrange for you to come down to the club one evening for some over the board games. If you find you like it, there are plenty of opportunities to take part in competitive league matches. Alternatively casual games can be played.
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Nomads won the toss, and chose white on odd boards. Playing against the French Defence, Robert lost two rooks in quick succession to knight forks, ending up with a decisive material disadvantage, and resigned. Gordon and Glen both castled king-side, exchanging minor pieces, but after Glen’s queen captured Gordon’s a8 rook he too was faced … Continue reading “Stannington vs Nomads 400”
Eric traded minor pieces with his opponent, maintaining material parity, but eventually deadlocked. While one of them might have had a theoretical advantage, they’d have probably run afoul of the fifty move rule trying to exploit it, so a draw was agreed. Dave’s opponent castled first, kingside. After some tense manoeuvring they ended up with … Continue reading “Ecclesall vs Nomads 400”
There was a time, not that long ago, when this would be a clash of the Titans – but neither side is as strong as it once was and Woodseats’ issues were exacerbated by someone dropping out at around 7pm. All of which meant that Steve and Keith tossed a coin to see who would … Continue reading “Woodseats A vs Nomads A, The Red Lion 10/04/2017”