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November 2016

A Free Beginners Chess Club in Barnsley

St Mary's Church, Church Street, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 2AH is launching a free Beginners Chess Club for five weeks starting on Wednesday 2nd November 2016 to offer you the chance to learn one of the oldest games in the world. Light refreshments will be served.
For further information contact Erricson on O7479862O38

Sheffield Division 1 - 08 November 2016

Barnsley A 4½-3½ Darnall A

Barnsley A win their first game of the season.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 08 November 2016

Barnsley C 3½-2½ Sheffield Deaf

Barnsley C edge out Sheffield Deaf to win again.
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Sheffield Division 2 - 07 November 2016

Worksop A 4½-1½ Barnsley B

Worksop A win the middle boards to take the match.
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October 2016

Sheffield Division 1 - 31 October 2016

Stannington A 4-4 Barnsley A

Barnsley A draw again despite being outgraded on most boards.
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Sheffield Division 2 - 25 October 2016

Nomads B 5-1 Barnsley B

Nomads B prove too strong for Barnsley B .
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Sheffield Division 4 - 25 October 2016

Barnsley C 3½-2½ Chesterfield C

Barnsley C continue their winning ways.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 18 October 2016

Barnsley A 4-4 Chesterfield A

Barnsley A draw despite being outgraded on all boards.
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Sheffield 400 League - 18 October 2016

Nomads 2-2 Barnsley

A draw after Barnsley win the two top boards and Nomads win the bottom two boards.
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Richardson Cup - 12 October 2016

Ecclesall I 4-2 Barnsley I

Ecclesall come out on top with both sides fielding weakened teams.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 04 October 2016

Barnsley A 3-5 Ecclesall A

Barnsley A lost a tense match against Ecclesall A.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 04 October 2016

Barnsley C 3½-2½ Woodseats B

Barnsley C win their first game of the season.
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Sheffield and District Chess Association 2016-17 Season

Fixtures for the Sheffield A, Sheffield B and Sheffield C teams are now available
for the new season

See the menu options on the right for each teams fixtures.
The first fixture is on Tuesday 4th October. Some fixtures will need to be rearranged.
Click here for the full fixture list in pdf format.

Sheffield and District Chess Association 2016-17 Season

The Richardson Cup has been re-drawn

Barnsley now play Ecclesall I away on Wednesday 12th October.

Sheffield and District Chess Association 2016-17 Season

Sheffield 400 League fixtures now available

Click on Barnsley D Menu option .

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Tony Pogson wins the Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Click here for the last round results, final positions and prize winners.

September 2016

Sheffield District Chess Association AGM 2016

Tuesday 6th September at the Red Lion, London Road, S2 4HT, starting 7.30pm.

Sheffield District Chess Association Fixtures Meeting 2016

Tuesday 20th September at the Red Lion, London Road, S2 4HT, starting 7.30pm.

Barnsley Chess Club Summer Events 2016

September Events

06 September - Club Night
13 September - Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League
20 September - Barnsley Club Championship - Rd5
27 September - Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Tony Perry is sole leader after four rounds

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Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

Checkout the leaders in the Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League

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August 2016

Barnsley Chess Club Summer Events 2016

August Events

02 August - 5 Minute Quickplay
09 August - Endings
16 August - 20 Minute Handicap Competition
23 August - Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League
30 August - Barnsley Club Championship - Rd4

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Tony Perry leads after three rounds

Click here for the third round results and the fourth round draw.

Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

Find out the leaders in the Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League

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July 2016

Barnsley Chess Club Annual General Meeting 2016

To be held at Locke Park Working Mens Club on 5th July 2016 at 7.45pm

All club members and any prospective members are welcome to attend

Barnsley Chess Club Summer Events 2016

July Events

05 July - Annual General Meeting
12 July - Best game of the season
19 July - Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League
26 July - Barnsley Club Championship - Rd3

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Tony Perry and Andy Butterworth are joint leaders after two rounds

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Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

Find out the latest results in the Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League

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June 2016

Barnsley Chess Club Summer Events 2016

June Events

07 June - 5 Min Quickplay
14 June - Consultation game for lower graded players
21 June - Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League
28 June - Barnsley Club Championship - Rd2

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

The results for the first round are now available

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Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

Checkout the latest scores in the Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League

This nine round all play all competition is now well under way.
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May 2016

Barnsley Chess Club Summer Events 2016

Find out whats happening at Barnsley Chess Club this summer !!

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Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

Entries are now closed for the Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

This nine round all play all competition run by Alan Taylor is now under way.
Click here for more details on the rules, first results and complete draw of all the rounds

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Entries are now closed for the Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2016

Run by Gary Hinchcliffe the first round draw has now been made.
Click here for the rules, entries and the first round draw.

Sheffield Division 4 - 17 May 2016

Barnsley C 2½-3½ SASCA RJ D

Barnsley C lose their last match of the season.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 03 May 2016

Stannington B 3-3 Barnsley B

Barnsley B draw their last match of the season.
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April 2016

Barnsley Chess Club Summer 100 Chess League 2016

Alan Taylor is hoping to run a summer 100 chess league for individual Barnsley chess players graded 100 or less

Depending on the numbers this will probably be an all play all competition.
Email Alan here to enter or for more details

Sheffield Division 1 - 26 April 2016

Nomads B 3-3 Barnsley A

Played over six boards Barnsley A draw their final match of the season.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 26 April 2016

Nomads C 5½-½ Barnsley C

Nomads C score a comprehensive win.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 25 April 2016

Stannington B 4½-1½ Barnsley B

Stannington B prove too strong for Barnsley B.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 20 April 2016

Ecclesall D 4-2 Barnsley C

Ecclesall D edge out Barnsley C to take the points.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 19 April 2016

Barnsley A 3½-4½ Nomads A

Nomads A win to keep their title chances alive.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 12 April 2016

Barnsley B 5-1 Ecclesall C

Barnsley B gain a good win .
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Sheffield Division 4 - 11 April 2016

Darnall B 4-2 Barnsley C

Darnall B win a close match.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 05 April 2016

Ecclesall B 3½-2½ Barnsley B

A default on board five costs Barnsley B the match.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 05 April 2016

Clay Cross B 2½-2½ Barnsley C

Various defaults by both teams draw the match.
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March 2016

Sheffield Division 1 - 29 March 2016

Barnsley A 5-3 Stannington A

Barnsley A win a weakened Stannington A team.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 22 March 2016

Barnsley A 8-0 Nomads B (Default)

Nomads B already relegated conceed this league fixture.

Sheffield 400 League - 22 March 2015

Nomads 3-1 Barnsley

Barnsley end their Sheffield 400 League matches with a defeat.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 16 March 2016

Rotherham B 3-3 Barnsley C

Both teams share the points.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 15 March 2016

Barnsley B 3-3 Stannington B

A close match ends in a draw.
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Sheffield 400 League - 15 March 2015

Barnsley 3-1 Woodeats

Barnsley take the pionts against Woodseats.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 08 March 2016

SASCA RJ A 7-1 Barnsley A

SASCA RJ A win heavily over a weakened Barnsley A side.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 08 March 2016

Barnsley C 1-5 Nomads C

Nomads C prove too strong to win the match on the lower boards .
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Sheffield Division 3 - 01 March 2016

Barnsley B 4½-1½ Aughton B

Barnsley B win the match on the bottom boards .
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February 2016

Sheffield Division 1 - 23 February 2016

Barnsley A 5-3 Woodseats A

Barnsley A win this relegation dogfight.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 23 February 2016

Barnsley C ½-5½ Darnall B

Barnsley C are nearly whitewashed.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 16 February 2016

Ecclesall A 5½-2½ Barnsley A

Ecclesall A gain the victory over Barnsley A.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 15 February 2016

Stannington C 3½-2½ Barnsley C

Stannington C edge out Barnsley C.
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Sheffield 400 League - 09 February 2016

Barnsley 1-3 Ecclesall

Ecclesall take out Barnsley.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 08 February 2016

SASCA RJ D 1½-4½ Barnsley C

Barnsley C gain a victory over SASCA RJ D.
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January 2016

Sheffield Division 1 - 26 January 2016

Nomads A 4-4 Barnsley A

Nomads A and Barnsley A share the points.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 25 January 2016

Chesterfield C 4-2 Barnsley C

Wins on the middle boards give Chesterfield C victory.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 19 January 2016

Barnsley A 4-4 Chesterfield A

A tough match leads to a draw.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 19 January 2016

Barnsley C 3½-2½ Clay Cross B

Barnsley C edge out Clay Cross B.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 18 January 2016

Worksop B 4½-1½ Barnsley B

Worksop B gain the points over Barnsley B.
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Richardson Cup - 13 January 2016

Ecclesall A 4-2 Barnsley I

Despite being outgraded on all boards Barnsley I put up a spirited performance.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 05 January 2016

Barnsley B 2½-3½ SASCA RJ C

SASCA RJ C gain a narrow victory over Barnsley B.
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December 2015

Sheffield Division 3 - 16 December 2015

Ecclesall C 2-4 Barnsley B

Barnsley B win the middle boards to take the match.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 08 December 2015

Barnsley B 3-3 University B

University B draw with Barnsley B.
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Sheffield 400 League - 07 December 2015

Woodseats 0-4 Barnsley

Barnsley overpower Woodseats.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 01 December 2015

Barnsley A 2-6 SASCA RJ A

Top of the table SASCA RJ A beat Barnsley A.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 01 December 2015

Barnsley C 4-2 Ecclesall D

Ecclesall D are defeated by Barnsley C.
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November 2015

Sheffield Division 3 - 17 November 2015

Barnsley B 2½-3½ Ecclesall B

Ecclesall B edge out Barnsley B.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 16 November 2015

Woodseats A 3½-4½ Barnsley A

Barnsley A win their first league match of the season.
Below is a brief summary of the each game by captain Pete.
Bd1 MS - drew after adventurous sac
Bd2 PM - drew a drab King's Indian
Bd3 KH - drew in C/Counter game - too risky for either player to push for victory
Bd4 NT - as above
Bd5 RH - very double edged
Bd6 ES - almost same game as board 2!!! early draw
Bd7 VS - another double edged game neither player deserved to lose
Bd8 AT - played uncharacteristically aggressively
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Sheffield 400 League - 10 November 2015

Barnsley ½-3½ Nomads

Nomads overpower Barnsley.
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Richardson Cup - 09 November 2015

Darnall 2½-3½ Barnsley I

Barnsley I beat Darnall in a close encounter.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 03 November 2015

Barnsley A 2½-5½ Ecclesall A

Ecclesall A prove too strong for Barnsley A.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 03 November 2015

Barnsley C 2½-3½ Stannington C

Stannington C edge out Barnsley C.
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October 2015

Sheffield Division 1 - 26 October 2015

Stannington A 7-1 Barnsley A

Barnsley A suffer a heavy defeat.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 23 October 2015

SASCA/RJ C 1-5 Barnsley B

Barnsley B win their first three games of the season.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 20 October 2015

Barnsley C 3½-2½ Chesterfield C

Barnsley C start the season with a win.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 20 October 2015

Barnsley A - Nomads A - Match Postponed

New date 19th April 2016.

Sheffield 400 League - 14 October 2015

Ecclesall 2-2 Barnsley

Ecclesall and Barnsley draw in their first ever Sheffield 400 League matches.
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Richardson Cup - 13 October 2015

Barnsley I 4-2 Barnsley II

Barnsley I overcome Barnsley II in the club derby to venture to the next round of the cup.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 06 October 2015

Barnsley B 4-2 Worksop B

Barnsley B continue their good start to the season.
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September 2015

Sheffield Division 3 - 30 September 2015

Aughton B 1-5 Barnsley B

Barnsley B get off to a flying start to the season.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 28 September 2015

Chesterfield A 6½-1½ Barnsley A

Chesterfield A win a weakened Barnsley A team.
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Fixtures lists now available for the new season !!

These can be found on the menu option for each team

The first games to be played wc Monday 28th September.

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2015

Andrew Butterworth is the Barnsley Chess Club Champion 2015

Click here for the final round results and positions.

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