League seasons underway at last!
Leeds League defeat for the A team 3.5-1.5 away to a highly graded Moortown team. B team draw 2.5-2.5 away to Harrogate B. C team lose at home to University 4-1.
Yorkshire League - 4-4 draw away for our A team to Hull. B team beat C team 5-1.
Summer Fuddle - 15 took part! Winner - John Hipshon.
Results download here.
First chess match since March 2019 over the board! Friendly v Louth ends in a 3.5-1.5 win for Alwoodley. Well done everyone who played and thanks to John for bringing the Louth team to play us.
Summer Fuddle is Wednesday 25th August. 6 rounds of 10 minutes per player. There will be a £1 charge to cover refreshments.
The Yorkshire league returns and you can download the fixtures here.
Leeds League is meeting September 1st to discuss the restart so hopefully will be up and running soon.
We will also restart our own internal leagues in September.
We are so sad to announce the passing of much loved member Peter Braham. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time.
Chairman's quotes in the New Statesman!
Club closed during lockdown - but we are still active online! You are welcome to join us - we can't make you as good as Beth Harmon sadly.
Winter Fuddle - well done Paul May who takes the trophy. Results here.
Summer Fuddle (online) Results. Great win for Jael with 6/6!
Download full results here.
David Pedro beat GM Lalic online! Go to games page to see the game - scroll to the bottom.
The club is now meeting online! To join us please click this link and request to join. You will need a lichess account which is free.
Christmas Fuddle - Paul May wins!
Download all results here including cross tables.
Our trophy winners 2018-19 season
From left to right: Frank Sheldrick Runner up Div 1, Chris Wright Winner Div 1, Paul Gelder Seniors, Robert Dennington Division 2, David Pedro Summer Fuddle, Mark Harris Knockout
Summer Fuddle has a new name on the trophy: Well done David Pedro.
To download the results click here.
To see more images click here.
Challenge match between Seniors and the Rest (pictures below) ends in senior win by 8½-5½. For full results download click here.
To see games - click here
Christmas Fuddle Results:
1st Chris Wright
2nd Paul May
3rd Firas Almazedi
U130 John Hipshon
U100 Richard Gration
We have a library situated in the council room, packed with chess books on all your favourite openings - or more importantly your opponents' favourite openings. It will be unlocked and available most club nights if you want to borrow a book.
Alwoodley D win the third division!!
Congratulations to all who played for the D team on your promotion and winning the league.
Many thanks to Hugh Thornton who is stepping down as treasurer this year. Hugh has done an amazing job and was deservedly presented with gifts at the AGM - Southampton FC themed of course!
(pictured right below).