Happy New Year!

The club will re-open tomorrow, on Thursday 5th 2023.

The 2023 Players Cup and Bill Laar Trophy tournaments will commence from 5th January.

This years competitions will be as follows:

One game played against each opponent.
Game time, 30 mins + 15

Nigel, Mark S, Gareth, Liam, John, Robin, Alex, Andrey, Rio
(and possibly Simon and Nalin. Yet to confirm, Yea or Nay).

The reduced games and increased participants are designed to make the competition more competitive and easier to fulfil ones games.

One game played against each opponent.
Game time, 45 minuets.

Andy, Jeff, Otto, Mark C, Pedro, Jonathan, Dylan, Allan, Steven, Isaac, Alf, James, Steve

The Club’s 2022 Trophy presentations will be held on Thursday 26th January.

Annual club member fees are now due for 2023.

Trophy Night

The Frank Wood Shield, Players Cup and the Bill Laar Trophy
The 2019 Players’ Cup and the 2019 Bill Laar Trophy both completed just before Christmas.

The winners are:

Players’ Cup
1, Eldar
2, Nigel
3, Simon

Bill Laar Trophy
1, Robin
2, Steve
3, Graham

The club will be hosting a Trophy Night on Thursday 16th January from 7pm, the winners will be able to collect their trophies and the Division 2 will be at the club which was won last season by the first team.

Please come along to congratulate the winners and to enjoy our collective success over the 2019 year.

The 2020 competitions will also be starting so this is the chance to take an early lead in the hunt for glory so that you might be taking home a trophy this time next year.

The tables will stay up on the website for a few more weeks until the 2020 competitions get up and running they can be found here.

New members are always welcome to come along to any chess night but the new year is the perfect time to come along to the club and more information can be found on our About page.