Welcome

 

Sheffield Nomads meet most Tuesday nights at the Trades & Labour Club, 200 Duke Street, Sheffield, S2 5QQ from 7.30pm onwards. We have three teams spread across the four 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: Les Day – O7888 745 616

Rotherham Online Chess

The Rotherham online chess tournaments are a wonderful way to continue to play chess during the pandemic. I was late to the party, joining in season 4 which was recently completed. Geoff Frost encouraged me to join and i am thankful to him for his encouragement. Oli Brennan is to be applauded for what he … Continue reading “Rotherham Online Chess”

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A Simple Puzzle

Black to move and win! This is a position from a blitz game I played earlier this evening.  This probably isn’t the most difficult puzzle but should entertain and delight.

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New ECF Ratings

The ECF have gone live with their new four figure ratings, which will be updated on a monthly basis and take the place of the current three figure system.  The link below takes you to the Nomads page. https://www.ecfrating.org.uk/v2/new/list_players.php?club_code=8YSN

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Henry wins Third Arena

Henry Withington (Nietzschescat) took first place losing one game to Jeremy and  being held to a draw in one game by his dad. Jeremy came in second with a 100% win record. In third place was Robert from Wales, winner of the two previous arenas. We had nine players taking part, including new player Matthew … Continue reading “Henry wins Third Arena”

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The Third Arena

Tuesday 8th September 7.30pm till 9.30pm is the date for the Third Nomads Arena. After two very enjoyable events we are doing this one with an eight minute plus five seconds increment played over a period of two hours. To take part you need to be a Lichess member (completely free) and to join the … Continue reading “The Third Arena”

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