Oct 202019
 
Hebden Bridge 6½ Huddersfield 3½

We’ve two weeks’ worth of action to catch up on in this post and, coincidentally, two matches featuring Hebden Bridge against Huddersfield teams. The aggregate score is proudly displayed in our title but that masks the fact that we won one by a huge margin and lost one by fractions. First of all, a week […]

Oct 042019
 
'Chess or extinction?'

On Monday night patrons of the Golden Lion in Todmorden were greeted with this seemingly stark ultimatum as they entered the premises. The occasion was the first local derby match of the Calderdale Evening Chess League season between Hebden Bridge ‘A’ and Hebden Bridge ‘B’ and the alternative on offer was an ‘Extinction Rebellion’ group […]

Sep 202019
 
A very warm welcome for Brighouse

The Calderdale Evening Chess League saw its opening round of fixtures for the 2019-20 season played on Monday night as League 1 teams gathered to test their metal and shake off any rustiness that may have accumulated over the summer break. This season there are only seven teams in the League after the decision was […]

Sep 152019
 
Lightning strikes for Cook and Pantazopoulos

After a long break for the summer (I really needed it!) this website will be coming back from it’s metaphorical vacation at an all-inclusive Caribbean paradise to report on the new Calderdale Evening League season which begins again tomorrow night. There have been some changes to the league structure for the 2019-20 season. This year […]

Apr 012019
 
Moment of truth

We continue our catch up of League reports today with an overview of the eleventh round of Calderdale League fixtures which were played on the 25th of February. The big clash of this round was between league leaders, Belgrave ‘A’ and the second placed team, Hebden Bridge ‘B’, who were just one point behind their […]