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.

All ages, genders, heights, weights, nationalities, hairstyles, and abilities welcome.

Contact Nomads

General Enquires: 077 72 54 74 96

FIDE one day Rapidplay in Sheffield

Darnall & Handsworth host their third FIDE 6 round rapidplay on Saturday 1st September 2018.  Having taken part last year I can definitely recommend it, a very well run event and on our doorstep! http://www.dhchessclub.co.uk/index.php/rapidplay/rapidplay-info  

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British Chess Championships

The British Chess Championships take part in Hull this year, 27th July – 5th August.  Jon Nelson is so far the only Nomad in the entries but it’s not to late for anyone who wishes to take part.  There are classes for all abilities. Detail can be found here – https://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/ Also, check out the events and … Continue reading “British Chess Championships”

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Club Championship put back one week

Due to England progressing through to the next round of the world cup, which takes place on Tuesday 3rd July, the club championship has been put back a week.  In a swiss format, it shall now be:- Tuesday 10th July (rounds 1-3)  7.30pm Tuesday 17th July (rounds 4 & 5)  7.45pm Please come along if you can … Continue reading “Club Championship put back one week”

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Yorkshire chess (and beyond) information site

For those who haven’t come across it, Steve Mann runs a very informative site on Yorkshire chess and beyond at the following link. http://mannchess.org.uk/YCA.htm

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400 league success

The 400 league season ended with Hillsborough and Nomads on the same points, both managing seven wins and one loss.  Hillsborough had the higher game points but they didn’t count, it was play off time! We reconvened at The New Barrack Tavern On Monday 11th June.   We had an early blow when Sam had to pull out … Continue reading “400 league success”

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