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Tynemouth Chess Club


Weekly Lichess Tournament

Weekly tournament on lichess - typically 7.3-9.30 every wednesday. Open to all - intended for any players in or linked to Northumberland Please join the Tynemouth lichess team online to receive…

New Year Update

All four teams have now played this year with varying degrees of success. The A team after our disapointing defeat to a strong Jesmond team managed to get a very credible draw against Leam Lane that…

A team update

Happy New Year everyone! The A team played their first game of the year on the 11th January against Jesmond. Unfortunately we succumbed to a 3.5 - 0.5 defeat with David Henderson picking up our lone…

Tynemouth B top of Division 3!

Tynemouth B have had an excellent first half of the season currently sitting top of Division 3. They have played 5, won 4, drawn 1 and lost none. Their only draw was against Gosforth Centurians who…

Excellent win by Tynemouth D!

Tynemouth D put in a superb performance against Leam Lane Comets to win 3 and a 1/2 to a half. We had wins by Chris Smith, Joel Tofield-Brown and Andrew Perella. Kazam Khosravi-Nik achieved a credible…

Lovely attacking game from Antonio!

Excellent game from Antonio Moneva-Jordan played in the final round of the Major in the Durham Congress! Notes are by Antonio himself. Antonio says "I love the final position. In Spain we call it 'el…

Tynemouth C top of Division 4!

Tynemouth C have got off to a great start this year with a win and a draw leaving them top of Division 4. Well done everyone! Tynemouth B have also got off to a winning start against Alnwick A in…

New Chess Season Begins

Tonight is the start of the New Chess Season for Tynemouth. Tynemouth C are in action against Forest Hall in Division 3. The A team and the D team play on the 17th October whilst the B team entertain…

Match Report Tynemouth C 10/10/23 by David Henderson

On Tuesday our C team consisting of Dave Hair, Dennis white, Phil Jackson and Ray Garside opened the league season with a home match against Forest Hall Squirrels. Dave Hair quickly went a couple of…

Join our friendly chess club! All abilities catered for

Welcome to Tynemouth Chess Club's website The website is run by Andrew Perella and Gary Cornwall. Do you love chess? Then why not join our friendly chess club? Players of all standards welcome, from…

Northumberland Chess Congress by David Henderson

The Northumberland Chess Congress was held over the weekend of the 29/09 to 01/10 at the Parks Sports Centre North Shields. A number of members from Tynemouth took part in the different sections. Open…

Tynemouth gallant effort in Plate Cup

Tynemouth succumbed to a very strong Gosforth team played on 29th August. We lost 4-0 but were heavily outgraded so well done everyone!

History of Tynemouth Chess Club

Tynemouth Chess Club History 1 Early origins Chess Clubs come and go. Not surprising really since chess has been played for hundreds of years. The earliest reference I have found, to a Tynemouth Club…

Tynemouth B top of Division 3!

We are coming to the end of the season. Pride of place goes to the B team in Division 3 who are having an excellent season.They are top of Division 3 with only 2 games remaining. They play their…

The worst game I ever won : BlunderVille

25 vs 22 Blunders! e4 e6 2. d4 b6 3. Nc3 Bb7 4. Nf3 d6 5. Bd3 Nd7 6. Bg5 Be7 7. Bxe7 Qxe7 8. Qd2 Ngf6 9. O-O-O O-O-O 10. Nb5 Kb8 11. a4 e5 12. d5 Nc5 13. b3 Nxd3+ 14. Qxd3 c6 15. Na3 cxd5 16. exd5 Nxd…

Puzzle of the day

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Online Club

We have set up a club/team on lichess at https://lichess.org/team/tynemouth Please create an account on lichess and then request membership at the above link. See also Weekly Northumberland Lichess…

League Champions 2019-2020

TYNEMOUTH LEAGUE CHAMPIONS Incredibly, against all the odds, Tynemouth A team have won Division 1 of the Northumberland Chess League and are League Champions for 2019/20. Congratulations, also, to…

John Marsh - John Clarke



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Great Game : Kasparov - Topalov

e4 d6 2. d4 Nf6 3. Nc3 g6 4. Be3 Bg7 5. Qd2 c6 6. f3 b5 Nge2 Nbd7 8. Bh6 Bxh6 9. Qxh6 Bb7 10. a3 e5 11. O-O-O Qe7 Kb1 a6 13. Nc1 O-O-O 14. Nb3 exd4 15. Rxd4 c5 16. Rd1 Nb6 g3 Kb8 18. Na5 Ba8 19. Bh3 d…

Great Game : Capablanca - Tartakower

d4 e6 2. Nf3 f5 3. c4 Nf6 4. Bg5 Be7 5. Nc3 O-O 6. e3 b6 7. Bd3 Bb7 8. O-O Qe8 9. Qe2 Ne4 10. Bxe7 Nxc3 11. bxc3 Qxe7 12. a4 Bxf3 13. Qxf3 Nc6 14. Rfb1 Rae8 15. Qh3 Rf6 16. f4 Na5 17. Qf3 d6 18. Re…

Great Game : Spassky - Fischer

d4 Nf6 2. c4 e6 3. Nf3 c5 4. d5 exd5 5. cxd5 d6 6. Nc3 g6 Nd2 Nbd7 8. e4 Bg7 9. Be2 O-O 10. O-O Re8 11. Qc2 Nh5 Bxh5 gxh5 13. Nc4 Ne5 14. Ne3 Qh4 15. Bd2 Ng4 16. Nxg4 hxg4 17. Bf4 Qf6 18. g3 Bd7 19. a…
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