Fun Palaces

Barnsley chess club joined in the Fun Palaces event at the Lightbox. Thanks to Vlad, John, Tony and Shane who all came to help out. We had some interest from adults who had played in the past and quite a few youngsters who were fascinated by the sets and clocks. Perhaps they will be the …

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5 Minute Tournaments

As the new season approaches, in an attempt to get ‘match fit’ Barnsley Chess club held an all play all 5 minute tournament o the 27th of September. 9 players took part and the result was in doubt going into the final round. A win for Richard D and Gary and a loss for Richard …

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5 minute tournament 8thFeb

A GREAT NIGHT ! In contrast to last weeks large turnout only 6 members contested this double round all play all 5 minute tournament. It’s true that Barnsley F.C. were on the tele but surely that result was predictable! What was not predictable were the results of the early rounds of this competition. Who would …

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5 minute tournament

Six players competed in a five round five minute tournament at the club on Tuesday 18th Jan. There were many mistakes, dropped pieces, losses on time when equal or better and even some draws! The first round went according to rating with wins for Gary, Martin and Pete over Richard John and Shane. Gary moved …

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game tonight

TUESDAY 23-11-21 As well as social chess, we will have a team competing in the Doncaster league at the club tonight. A 4 board match of 2 – 30 min games each versus Barnby Dun will commence at 7.30 pm. Let’s hope the boys can get that much needed win…………………GOOD LUCK

game tonight

Barnsley’s on-line team will taking on Hillsboro tonight in the sheffield on-line league. These games can viewed in real time. The pairings will shortly be visible on the ECF LMS website, simply click on the tv screen at the side of our player’s name(from 7.30pm) and their game will be shown on lichess. You can …

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