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Summer Events 2024

Richard Hall is running a number of events throughout the summer. These can be found on the Events page.

Barnsley Chess Club Annual General Meeting 2024

The Annual General Meeting will take place in Locke Park WMC on the 9th of July 2024  at 7.45 pm.

All existing and new members are welcome to attend.

Latest Fixtures and Results

Some Fixtures may be re-arranged.
Click on the result for the match card.
Scroll to the right for the match blog.

DateEventHome TeamResultAway Team
Tue 14 May 24Summer League Div 3Barnsley B2-2SASCA B
Tue 28 May 24Summer League Div 1Barnsley A2-2Woodseats A
Tue 28 May 24Summer League Div 3Barnsley B2-3Sheffield Nomads B
Thu 6 Jun 24Summer League Div 1Chesterfield A0-0Barnsley A
Tue 11 Jun 24Summer League Div 1Barnsley A0-0Sheffield Nomads A
Thu 13 Jun 24Summer League Div 3Chesterfield C0-0Barnsley B
Tue 18 Jun 24Summer League Div 1Barnsley A0-0SASCA A
Tue 18 Jun 24Summer League Div 3Barnsley B0-0Sheffield Deaf
Mon 24 Jun 24Summer League Div 3Darnall B0-0Barnsley B
Mon 8 Jul 24Summer League Div 1Woodseats A0-0Barnsley A
Tue 16 Jul 24Summer League Div 1Barnsley A0-0Chesterfield A
Tue 23 Jul 24Summer League Div 1Sheffield Nomads A0-0Barnsley A
Mon 5 Aug 24Summer League Div 3Woodseats B0-0Barnsley B
Tue 6 Aug 24Summer League Div 1SASCA A0-0Barnsley A

Doncaster League - Double Winners 2023-2024

Barnsley became Doncaster League double winners for 2023/2024  winning their last two matches of the season.

They both won the Doncaster League (classical play) using 14 different players and the Maurice Kent Rapidplay trophy  using 17 different players.

Barnsley Chess Club would like to congratulate team captain Richard Hall and all the players who took part to making this double possible.

More information can be found in the 2023-2024 summary section above. 

The 2023 Doncaster League AGM voted to have five boards in both the Doncaster League and Bell Trophy this season.

All the teams are only fielding one team this season.

Barnsley is captained by Richard Hall.

Click to see Barnsley Doncaster 2023/24 fixtures in a new tab. 

All fixtures, stats and league tables can be viewed on the Teams page.

Sheffield League - Summer League

Barnsley have entered two teams to play in the Sheffield Summer  League 2024.

These teams are playing in divisions one and three.

Barnsley A are playing in division one with five teams over four to six boards.

Click to see Barnsley A 2024 summer league fixtures in a new tab. 

Barnsley B are playing in division three with seven teams over four to six boards playing each other once.

Click to see Barnsley B 2024 summer league fixtures in a new tab. 

All fixtures, stats and league tables can be viewed on the Teams page. Note any fixtures may be re-arranged.

Barnsley 2024 Chess Club Championship

The 2024 Barnsley Chess Club Championship is being run by Gary Hinchcliffe and is a five round swiss competition taking place between June and September.

There is no fee and no prizes.

In round one most of the game results went as expected with the exceptions being Konstantin and Ben respectively winning and drawing against stronger opposition. Currently there are six people sharing the lead after winning their first game.

For more details and the latest pairings, scores and results click the link below.

Click here to go to the Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2024 page.

Barnsley Chess Club Ladder

The first Barnsley Chess Club ladder took place from 1st January 2024 to 1st May 2024.

The ladder positions were drawn at the club on Tuesday 19 December, any players joining the ladder after this date were be added to the bottom of the ladder.

The winner of the ladder was Richard Hall who was top of the ladder on the first of May 2024

Click here for the final standings.

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Why not use the Blog page to comment on anything interesting to Barnsley Chess Club members. You could write about club nights, news, club events, match summaries, match results or about chess in general. The blog submission page is easy to use and no data other than your name, categories chosen and blog message are shown online.