Nomads

Due to ambitious/reckless expansion plans new players needed. All ages, genders, heights, weights, nationalities, hairstyles, and abilities welcome (and bring a friend).

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General Enquires: 077 72 54 74 96

A Team Captains report

Firstly I want to say a massive THANK YOU to everyone who played for me this season. The help & support I received from everyone was fantastic & very much appreciated. Players agreeing to play weeks in advance of the next match made my job so much easier to organise teams. Looking at the season … Continue reading “A Team Captains report”

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Online Players

Any players who would like their online chess profile(s) listed on this site please email your details (username, platform, and link to profile if possible) to Steve Withingon. The list will appear here: Online Chess Players

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Any one fancy Chessboxing?!?

Do you think it could catch on in Sheffield? Welcome to chessboxing, the ultimate battle of physical and mental prowess  

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How to Play Chess like a Baboon…. And Win! (Part 2)

Once again Norbury plays over a dozen consecutive pawn moves, before bothering to touch a piece. His sloppy style of play delivers the results in a decidedly imperfect game, that is instructive nonetheless.

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The Turk

https://performancevenues.group.shef.ac.uk/events/the-turk/ The Turk is supported by The Arts Council of England and is a piece of dark mystery, philosophical adventure and dramatic showmanship. Here’s a quick introduction… The History: In 1770 an incredible ‘thinking machine’ was presented to Empress Maria Theresa of Austria that was to influence and bamboozle the world for over 80 years. … Continue reading “The Turk”

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