Rotherham Chess Club

Welcome to the home of Rotherham's chess players. We're currently meeting at the Three Cranes Inn on most Wednesdays from 6:30–9:30pm. ➡ How to find us

We've also been running successful online events throughout the pandemic. ➡ Find out more

S&DCA Online League Season 3

Fixtures have been released for the 3rd season of the Sheffield & District online league. Matches are played every other Thursday on lichess over 4 boards at a time control of 45' + 15" increment.

We start our Division 2 campaign this Thursday 30th September at 7.30pm against Woodseats B. There's also a knockout cup this season, we'll be facing Nomads B in the first round on 21st October.

Our full fixture list can be found here.

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No meeting on the 15th

Due to staff illness, tomorrow's meeting (15th Sep) is cancelled

We will be back next week, see you on the 22nd 👋

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Upcoming events in September


• Wednesday nights at the Cranes have been a great success and will be continuing for the foreseeable future 🎉

• The next event in Geoff Brown's outdoor Kelham Island rapidplay series takes place this Sunday 19th. Usually involves 3-5 games of 15-minute chess with a 5-second increment. Entry is free by email to Geoff (ask me if you don't have it)


• A new season of the Sheffield online league starts soon. Matches are played on lichess every second Thursday at 7.30pm, starting on 30th September. We need more players before the Saturday deadline, so let me know if you would like to participate.

• A new batch of my own award-winning online events will be starting on 22nd September. Join us on Slack and be the first to know when registration opens.



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