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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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
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”
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”
We will be meeting at the Trades and Labour club next Tuesday, 1st September at 7.30pm for casual games of chess. Me and Lez are guaranteed to be there. Anyone who fancies coming down please do so for our first club night in months. We will be following the rules of the Trades and Labour … Continue reading “Club Night in the Real World”
The beauty of flawed chess games should never be underestimated. Here is a raw blitzy adventure that illustrates how plain bad moves can sometimes deliver unlikely victories. In this game white strays from the path of righteousness quite early on. However, there are useful themes contained in this little rough gem that could be used … Continue reading “Beautiful Bad Chess”