New online rapidplay started: Alwoodley and Friends Rapidplay featuring players from our club, Limewood and Leeds Juniors. First round completed saw maximum points for John Hipshon, Andy Ross, Paul May, Frank Sheldrick and Peter Brennan. Round 2 is Feb 3rd. Download results and standings here.
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.
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).