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Barnsley Chess Club Annual General Meeting 2023

Barnsley Chess Club Annual General Meeting 2023 will be held on the 11th July 2023 at Locke Park WMC, Park Road Barnsley at 7.45 pm. Any new and existing members are welcome to attend.

Latest Fixtures and Results

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DateEventHome TeamResultAway Team
Mon 15 May 23Summer League Div 3Worksop B3½-½Barnsley
Tue 23 May 23Summer League Div 3Barnsley 3-1Chesterfield C
Tue 06 Jun 23Summer League Div 3Clay Cross2-2Barnsley
Tue 13 Jun 23Summer League Div 3Barnsley 0-0Sheffield Nomads C
Tue 20 Jun 23Summer League Div 3Barnsley 0-0Woodseats A
Tue 04 Jul 23Summer League Div 3Barnsley 0-0Worksop B
Thu 13 Jul 23Summer League Div 3Chesterfield C0-0Barnsley
Tue 18 Jul 23Summer League Div 3Barnsley 0-0Clay Cross
Tue 25 Jul 23Summer League Div 3Sheffield Nomads C0-0Barnsley
Mon 07 Aug 23Summer League Div 3Woodseats A0-0Barnsley

Final 2022-23 Summary

27 April 2023

Barnsley won the Doncaster League by winning their last match 2.5-1.5 against Dons B to decide the Doncaster League title.

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In the Doncaster Bell Trophy (rapid play) Barnsley lost their last match 3.5-4.5 against Dons A to come third with 9 points having won 4 drawn 1 and lost 5 matches. 

Barnsley won the final of the Sheffield Plate (Sam Haystead Memorial Trophy) by beating Worksop 3.5-2.5 in a close match with five draws and one win.  

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In Sheffield League Division 2 Barnsley A finished third in the table on game points against Hillsborough A after losing to them 1.5-4.5 in our final game of the season. 

We scored 18 points having played 12  won 6,  drawn 2,  Lost 2. Hillsborough A finished second with 18 points like us.

In Sheffield League Division 4 Barnsley B  came third with 20 points having played 16, Won 8 , Drawn 4, Lost 4 finishing one point behind second placed Chesterfield C.

Barnsley Chess Club returns to over the board chess

Barnsley Chess Club returned to over the board chess on the 10th of August 2021 at Locke Park Working Mens Club.

At the 2022 AGM the club agreed 

  • The wearing of masks is optional
  • Members and visitors use the hand sanitiser and wipes available.
  • Members and visitors use the whole room so that the boards are socially distanced.
  • Anyone with covid symptoms must not attend the club unless they have a negative covid test on the same day. 

Doncaster League

The Doncaster and District Chess Association AGM was be held at 19:45 on Wednesday September 2022 at Woodlands Bombardier Club (formerly Rhinos).

The Doncaster League is running a Doncaster League and a Bell Trophy event this season. Barnsley have entered one team

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

Sheffield League

Barnsley have entered a team in the Sheffield 2023 Summer League  to be captained by Tom Edwards.

We have been entered into Division 3.

The Summer League runs from May to September. Teams consist of 4 to 6 boards. 

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The first fixture is on Monday 15th May away to Worksop B. 

Note any fixtures may be re-arranged.

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

Doncaster League Champions 2022-2023

Barnsley became the 2022/2023 Doncaster League champions with a final tough 2.5-1.5 match victory over Dons B.

Barnsley won 9/10 matches losing only one match to league contenders Don A who pushed Barnsley to the last match of the Doncaster League season.

Congratulations to captain Richard Hall and all the players who played to make this possible

Sheffield Plate (Sam Haystead Memorial) Winners 2022-2023

Barnsley won the Sheffield Plate with three tough victories beating Hillsborough 3.5-2.5 in the quarter finals, beating Nomads 2  4-2 in the semi final and beating Worksop 3.5-2.5 in the final with five draws and one win.

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Thanks to team captain Peter Micklethwaite and all the players who played to help Barnsley being winners.

Thanks also to Darnall and Hansworth Chess Club for hosting the final of the event.

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2023

Gary Hinchcliffe is running a 2023 Barnsley Chess Club Championship which is now underway with the third round draw now available.

In round one all the games had decisive results with white winning 5/6 games. 

After round two we have three joint leaders on 2/2. Andrew Butterworth, Richard Hall and Ken Hunter.

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

Click here to go to the Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2023 page.

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