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 […]

Jan 162019
Halifax rein in the leaders

In today’s post we finish our catch up on the month of December with an article outlining the results of the final round of fixtures from before Christmas when both divisions of the Calderdale League met on December 17th. Calderdale League 1 The juiciest match up in League 1’s final round of the first half […]

Jan 082019
League leaders are unrelenting

Happy New Year to everyone! Today we continue with our catch up on the first half of the Calderdale Evening Chess League season as we cover the matches played in Round 6 of League 1. These matches were played on the week commencing 10th of December. Readers will recall that we left the League Champions, […]

Dec 302018
Champions go from bad to worse

I trust that readers have enjoyed the festive period and possibly also a little break from chess. Your editor has been enjoying the coverage from the World Rapid and Blitz Championships in St Petersburg which has proved to be rather more exciting than the recent World Championship Match… We still have quite a bit of […]

Nov 132018
Calderdale Individual Championship: Round 1 report

Last Monday night Hebden Bridge Chess Club hosted round 1 of the 2018-19 Calderdale Individual Championship  at the Trades Club. Coverage of this year’s event will be somewhat diminished in stature given that your editor is not participating in this year’s competition. Nevertheless we still intend to bring you a brief summary of the round […]