News Archive August 2012 - August 2013

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August 2013

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2013

Latest Results

Click here for the latest results and last round pairings.

July 2013

Barnsley Chess Club Annual General Meeting 2013

To be held at the Polish Club, Blackburn Lane on Tuesday 9th July at 7.45 pm.

New and old members welcome.

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2013

Latest Results

Click here for round three results and the fourth round draw

June 2013

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2013

Latest Results

Click here for round two results and the third round draw

May 2013

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2013

Is now up and running

Click here for round one results and the second round draw

Summer Events for 2013

Now Out - Summer Events for 2013 list

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Sheffield Division 3 - 13 May 2013

Chesterfield B 4½-1½ Barnsley B

Barnsley B lose their last match of the saeson.
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April 2013

Sheffield Division 1 - 30 April 2013

Barnsley A 8-0 Worksop A (default)

Worksop A decide not to make the trip to Barnsley.

Sheffield Division 1 - 29 April 2013

Stannington B 3-3 Barnsley B

Both sides share the points.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 23 April 2013

Barnsley B 4-2 Nomads D

Barnsley B win to ease their relegation fears
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Sheffield Division 4 - 22 April 2013

Woodseats 6-0 Barnsley C (default)

Barnsley C default their last game of the season.

Sheffield Division 1 - 16 April 2013

Barnsley A 4½-3½ SASCA A

Barnsley A make six wins on the trot to edge out SASCA A
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Sheffield Division 4 - 16 April 2013

Barnsley C 3-3 Clay Cross B

Barnsley C and Clay Cross B share the points
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Sheffield Division 3 - 15 April 2013

SASCA B 4½-1½ Barnsley B

SASCA win the lower boards to gain victory
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Sheffield Division 1 - 10 April 2013

Nomads B 3½-4½ Barnsley A

Barnsley A continue their winning ways in a close match with Nomads B.
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Click here for the game K Hunter - S Crossthwaite

Sheffield Division 4 - 09 April 2013

Barnsley C 2½-3½ Aughton B

Aughton B take the bottom boards to win the match
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Sheffield Division 3 - 02 April 2013

Barnsley B 3½-2½ Sheffield Deaf

Barnsley B win a close match
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Sheffield Division 4 - 02 April 2013

Barnsley C 1-5 Darnall

Darnall take the bottom boards to win the match
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March 2013

Sheffield Division 1 - 26 March 2013

Barnsley A 5½-2½ Phoenix A

Barnsley A win to ease their relegation battle.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 13 March 2013

Woodseats C 3½-2½ Barnsley B

Woodseats C win a close match
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Sheffield Division 1 - 19 March 2013

Phoenix A 3-5 Barnsley A

Barnsley A win a crucial relegation battle.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 19 March 2013

Phoenix C 3-2 Barnsley C

Phoenix C edge out Barnsley C.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 13 March 2013

Nomads D 1½-4½ Barnsley B

Barnsley B overpower Nomads D
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Sheffield Division 4 - 12 March 2013

Barnsley C 3½-2½ Phoenix C

Barnsley C edge out Phoenix C
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Sheffield Division 1 - 12 March 2013

Barnsley A 8-0 Nomads B (default)

Barnsley A win by default against Nomads B

Sheffield Division 1 - 05 March 2013

Barnsley A 4½-3½ Woodseats A

Barnsley A win against the league leaders
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February 2013

Sheffield Division 4 - 28 February 2013

Darnall 2½-3½ Barnsley C

Barnsley C shade the match over Darnall
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Sheffield Division 3 - 26 February 2013

Barnsley B 2-4 Woodseats C

Woodseats C take the points against Barnsley B
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Click here for the game G Fletcher - N Todd

Sheffield Division 4 - 19 February 2013

Barnsley C 3-3 Worksop C

Both teams share the points
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Sheffield Division 1 - 18 February 2013

Chesterfield A 6-2 Barnsley A

Chesterfield A do the double within a week over Barnsley A
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Sheffield Division 1 - 12 February 2013

Barnsley A 3½-4½ Chesterfield A

Chesterfield A win a close encounter
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Sheffield Division 3 - 06 February 2013

Ecclesall B 3½-2½ Barnsley B

Ecclesall B edge out Barnsley B
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Sheffield Division 1 - 05 February 2013

Barnsley A 3-5 Ecclesall A

Ecclesall A edge out Barnsley A
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January 2013

Sheffield Division 4 - 31 January 2013

University A 6-0 Barnsley C

University A whitewash Barnsley C.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 30 January 2013

Nomads A 6-2 Barnsley A

Nomads A prove too strong for Barnsley A
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Sheffield Division 3 - 15 January 2013

Barnsley B 2½-3½ Clay Cross A

Barnsley B are defeated in a close match
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Sheffield Division 4 - 15 January 2013

Barnsley C 3-3 Woodseats D

Barnsley C share the points with Woodseats D
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Sheffield Division 3 - 08 January 2013

Barnsley B 4½-1½ Stannington B

Barnsley B record a strong victory over Stannington B
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Sheffield Division 1 - 07 January 2013

Worksop A 8-0 Barnsley A

Worksop A win against a weakened Barnsley A side.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 07 January 2013

Worksop C 5½-½ Barnsley C

Worksop C are victorious against Barnsley C.
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December 2012

Sheffield Division 3 - 04 December 2012

Barnsley B 4½-1½ SASCA B

Barnsley B prove too strong for SASCA B
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Sheffield Division 1 - 03 December 2012

SASCA A 6-2 Barnsley A

SASCA A win against a weakened Barnsley A side.
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November 2012

Sheffield Division 2 - 30 November 2012

Sheffield Deaf 3-3 Barnsley B

Barnsley B draw away to Sheffield Deaf.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 28 November 2012

Aughton B 2½-3½ Barnsley C

Barnsley C win the bottom boards to take victory.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 19 November 2012

Woodseats A 6½-1½ Barnsley A

Woodseats win against a weak Barnsley A team.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 19 November 2012

Clay Cross B 2½-3½ Barnsley C

Despite being outgraded on most boards Barnsley C gain the points.
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Richardson Cup - 13 November 2012

Barnsley I 4½-1½ Aughton I

Barnsley I prove too strong for Aughton I.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 05 November 2012

Clay Cross A 2½-3½ Barnsley B

Barnsley B gain victory in a closely contested match. .
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October 2012

Sheffield Division 3 - 30 October 2012

Barnsley B 2½-3½ Chesterfield B

A strong Barnsley B side narrowly loses to an even stronger Chesterfield team.
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Sheffield Division 1 - 17 October 2012

Ecclesall A 6-2 Barnsley A

Ecclesall prove too strong for a weakened Barnsley A side.
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Sheffield Division 3 - 16 October 2012

Barnsley B 2½-3½ Ecclesall B

Barnsley B start the season with a loss.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 15 October 2012

SASCA C 3-3 Barnsley C

SASCA C and Barnsley C split the honours.
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Rearranged Game - Sheffield Division 1

Barnsley A - Chesterfield A

Has been re-scheduled from the 23 October 2012 to 12 Feb 2013.

Richardson Cup - 10 October 2012

University II ½-5½ Barnsley I

Barnsley I were too strong for University II
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Sheffield Division 1 - 02 October 2012

Barnsley A 4½-3½ Nomads A.

A strong performance from the Barnsley A lower boards help deliver a deserved win against an under strength Nomads A team.
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Sheffield Division 4 - 02 October 2012

Barnsley C 2-4 University A.

University win on the bottom boards to take the match
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September 2012

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2012 is now completed.

Andrew and Gary tie for first place.
Richard and Tony win grading prizes.

Click here for the final results and placings

Sheffield League 2012-2013 Fixtures

The first set of fixtures are out for the Sheffield League prior to the Sheffield League fixtures meeting.

Since this is the first draft some fixtures will need to be changed.
Check out the fixtures using the links to the left of the page.
Will team captains please inform me of any re-arreanged fixtures.

Barnsley Junior Chess Club - Re-starts Monday 17th September 2012

Brian Holdsworth secured funding from South Yorkshire Community Foundation Grassroot Grants to form a Junior Chess Club in Barnsley.

After a successful first year Barnsley Junior Chess Club will re-start on Monday 17th September 2012.

The club will run on Mondays during term time until the end of April between 4.00pm and 5.15pm at Worsbrough Common Primary School, Bruce Avenue, Worsbrough Common, Barnsley, S70 4EB.

Membership is FREE so if you are between 7 and 18 years of age and want to learn how to play chess or improve your chess in an informal, friendly and safe environment please contact Brian Holdsworth here.

August 2012

Barnsley Chess Club Championship 2012 - Round 4

A four way tie going into the last round

Click here for round four results and last round pairings.
Email Gary your results here.

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