• The Bill Lumley Trophy – Match Report
    It is so good to have this back in play, especially as Bill was my coach/captain at East Bierley when I first started playing chess around the age of 11. I have let him know the competition is running again. […]
  • Calderdale Vs Kirklees
    Saturday 6th January at the Piece Hall in Halifax, 14 players met over a chess board OUTSIDE the Wine Barrel to engage in battle. Calderdale was Captained by Dave Colledge and Kirklees by myself. A quick check on Yorkshire Chess […]
  • The Keddie Cup 2023
    Wednesday 13th December saw the completion of the David Keddie Cup, at Holmfirth Chess Club. With teams of three and two rapidplay games during an evening, the Cup was held over four nights and finishing as near to David Birthday […]
  • The Keddie Cup
    Wednesday 20th September saw the launch of the Keddie Cup, at Holmfirth Chess Club. This event is in memory of David Keddie, who passed away from cancer in 2022. David was a longstanding teammate and friend to many of us […]
  • Harrogate 1 – 5 Holmfirth Saturday 1st April
    On the extra boards it was 2-2. So, what did we learn? Starting out in competitive chess is tough. You have to train yourself to slow down and to fully look at the game. Our veteran juniors, Jacob and Awen, […]