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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Despite being a division 5 team, Ravenfield fielded a player graded 169 on top board. However, Nomads had a grade advantage on the remaining boards and this proved enough for a clear win, although as ever most games were hard fought. Thanks to all the players who turned out and we look forward to the … Continue reading “Nomads 2 vs Ravenfield”
The first thing to note is that we comfortably outgraded Ecclesall on all boards. The second thing is to note that was by and large irrelevant! Having won the toss there was a long debate between all 6 of us about choice of colours. Jon eventually took black and Paul white. And so we set … Continue reading “Nomads 1 v Ecclesall 1”
Unfortunately, I didn’t get a good look at Pete’s game but Eric’s opponent opened aggressively, pushing a pawn to his seventh rank by move 13. After Eric rebuffed this attack, gaining a queen and rook, his opponent resigned. Dave ended up with a queen, rook, and three pawns against a queen, bishop and six pawns, … Continue reading “Worksop C vs Nomads D”
Robert won a rook for a knight, but then lost a rook to an attack on the long diagonal. Unable to recover, he eventually resigned. Eric and John exchanged bishops early on, producing an open position which soon deadlocked, leading to an agreed draw. Reggie, in his first game for the club, smoothly won a … Continue reading “Nomads 400 vs Ecclesall”