Club News

Team B Win Play-offs
Congratulations to Team B for winning the play-offs against Ecclesall (D), 3½ - 2½. After a very close, tense and cruelling match we managed to secure our place in division 4 next season.

Sheffield Summer League
The Summer League has started. Our first match is on 13 June 2016, against Chesterfield (B), home.

FIDE Rapidplay
We are organising an ECF Tradewise Insurance sponsored Grand Prix event, 6-round Swiss tournament on 3rd September 2016. There will be four sections for you to enter, all FIDE rated and ECF graded — Open (strongest section), Major (under 170), Intermediate (under 145), Minor (under 120). The time control will be 25 minutes per game plus an increment of 5 seconds per move throughout. Read more »»»

Team A Promoted
Congratulations to Team A on becoming division two champions and promoted to division one next season.

Jubilee Celebrations
Darnall and Handsworth celebrated its 30th anniversary by holding two events.…Read more »»»

Change of Venue
We now play our home games at Stradbroke Community Centre, Richmond Road, Stradbroke, Sheffield, S13 8LT

Chess Magazine

October 2017 Edition
Chris Ross has written an article for Chess Magazine on the rapidplay tournament that we held last month. Click image to open PDF of the article.

British Chess

'Many have become Chess Masters, no one has become the Master of Chess.' -- Siegbert Tarrasch