Tuesday, 9 January 2018

Club nights in January and February 2018

Happy New Year. Here are the home matches at The Bell for the next couple of months: 

Weds 24 Jan,
Weds 31 Jan, 
Weds 14 Feb,
Fri 23 Feb, 

All matches are listed at http://necl.org.uk/?year=2017&club=MALDON

Tuesday, 7 November 2017

Wednesday club nights in November and December

The club will be meeting at The Bell on the following Wednesday evenings this year: 

8 Nov, 
22 Nov, 
29 Nov, 
13 Dec.

There is a home league game on Friday 17th November.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

New new venue! We now meet Wednesdays at The Bell pub, Purleigh

The club has now moved from Maldon library and has a new club night.  Wednesday evenings at the Purleigh Bell.

The Bell, The Street, Purleigh, Essex,  CM3 6QJ

Some A team home matches will be played on Friday evenings check http://necl.org.uk/?year=2017&club=MALDON&team_id=24 for an up to date list.

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

Club Nights

The club aims to be open every Friday, but due to the availability of members this is not always possible.  The club will always be opening for home matches - a list of which can be found here List of Maldon matches.

The home matches over the next two months are: Friday 6th Jan, 20th Jan, 3rd Feb, 10th Feb, and 24th Feb

Thursday, 2 June 2016

New Venue!! We now meet at Maldon Library from 17th June

After being homeless for the past six months Maldon Chess Club now has a new venue.  We will continue to meet on Friday evenings at Maldon Library.

Maldon Library, White Horse Lane, Maldon, CM9 5FW

The next club meetings will be the 17th June,  24th June and 1st July.  After which we take our summer break reopening Friday 2nd September.

Friday, 3 July 2015

We are now on our summer 2015 break

The club is now closed for the summer. The first club night back will be on Friday 4th September, which is also our AGM.

Don't forget there are some great tournaments that can be followed online - for example:

The British Chess Championships http://www.britishchesschampionships.co.uk/2015/   25th July to 8th August 

The 3rd Sinquefield Cup at Saint Louis,USA from 21st August  to 3rd September http://www.uschesschamps.com/

Live games and commentary from many GM and IM tournaments can also be followed at https://chess24.com/en/watch/live-tournaments/ and http://www.chessdom.com/category/live/

Have a great summer

Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Three Check Chess

For an interesting tactical variant of chess. Have you tried three check, where the person to check their opponent's king thrice wins. Former world champion Karpov was an expert at this variant. Here is a game played by a club member.