25.01.2021 - Whats on This Week

• Monday 25th January o 5:30pm Beginner Class for Junior Members Juniors Onlyo 7:30pm Beginner Class for Adults – Level to suit attendees Adults Onlyo No need to Book just join the Zoom Meeting 5 minutes before start us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 • Tuesday 26th Januaryo 6:30pm Return by request of Variant Chess – King of the Hill Adults & Juniors Welcomeo lichess.org/tournament/I4mWM0um o Or if not to your taste join in with our neighbourso 6:30pm lichess.org/team/east-grinstead-bookshop-chess-club • Wednesday 27th January o 7:30pm Beginner Class for Adults – Level to suit attendees Adults Onlyo No need to Book just join Zoom Meeting 5 minutes before start us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 • Thursday 28th Januaryo 5:30pm ‘How To’ Series of classes with Dave Grahamo Including the Worthing Invitational tournament Adults & Juniorso 7:00pm Sussex Team Battle Adults & Juniorso lichess.org/tournament/7oH7EyQs • ...

14.01.2021 - Newsletter

Crowborough Chess Club Whats On Wednesday 13th January start 7:30pm First Round of the 2021 MidSussex Chess League Online League Crowborough 1 vs Horsham 1 Crowborough 2 vs Horsham2 Collyers vs Crowborough Juniors Teamsheets with Lichess Usernames will be available from 6:30pm on LMS so if you wish to follow the games you can https://ecflms.org.uk/lms/node/36512/home Thursday 14th January start at 5:30pm Dave Graham Training on Zoom is ‘How To Get Out of Check’ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 Then at 6:00pm or if not attending training from 5:15pm a Worthing Invitational Tournament https://lichess.org/tournament/aUTBEeKa Password = Knights for clarity that is with a capital K and a ‘s’ at the end Friday 15th January at 6:30pm ...

06.01.2021 - Newsletter

What’s On This Week • Wednesday 6th January at 7:30pm Adult Beginner 3 Class Simple Tactics - Forks, Pins, Skewers and Discovered Checks• bookwhen.com/crowboroughchessclub discount code for members FAMILY21• Thursday 7th January at 5:30pm Dave Graham’s How To series with ‘How To avoid a catastrophe in the Opening’• us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 aimed at our Under 1600 rated members though all are welcome• Thursday 7th January at 6:00pm Worthing Invitational tournament or if not attending the training you can play from 5:15pm• lichess.org/tournament/dPkhfrvG Adults & Juniors Welcome • Friday 8th January at 6:30pm we return to our regular and very popular Club Night Arena for Adults and Juniors• lichess.org/tournament/ndLoTa2s everyone welcome and I will promise to try to keep Zoom chat quieter if can curtail all the players’ enthusiasm• Saturday 9th January at 3:00pm it is time for the juniors to defend thei...

23.12.2020 - Beginner Classes for Adults

Sponsored by Wealden District Council and Crowborough Chess Club. David Fryer is a chess coach with International playing experience. You may have been watching TheQueen's Gambit on NetFlix and would like to know more about the game of chess or wish to play online and require advice or your children play and you wish to help them. Classes are of 90 minutes duration on Zoom with a maximum of 4 attendees in each class. FREE for Parents of Junior Members look out for the Discount Code in the next Newsletter. Cost just £5 per lesson and will be personalised and fun. Multiple days and times to choose from with classes repeated regularly. 4 Jan Mon 7:30pm - 9pm Adult Chess Classes Online - Beginner 1 5 Jan Tue 7:30pm - 9pm Adu...

21.12.2020 - World Champions

CONGRATULATIONS To the Nineteen under 16s who played for Crowborough in Division A of the XIX Worldwide Junior Team Battle on Saturday and ended the year on a real high with a dramatic victory. Crowborough Chess Club can claim to be the World Champions !! In addition ArchiePawn won the individual Gold Medal with 38 points having Won 12 Drawn 1 Lost 2 The detailed results and games can be found on lichess.org/tournament/A8dWcRUc Headline Results  Team Country  Points  1 Crowborough Chess Club  ENGLAND  179  2 Team Krasyliv       UKRAINE  178  3 Sharp 16 Diamonds  PHILIPPINES  172  4 FDCH   ECUADOR  156  ...

16.12.2020 - What's On This Week

• Wednesday 16th December at 5:30pm special class for new members and beginners followed by Q&A for parents at 6:30pm• us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 • Thursday 17th December at 5:30pm – Dave Graham continues his HOW TO series on Zoom with “How To Pin” is this a sewing class? Maybe but come along and find out.• us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 aimed at our Under 1600 ratings though all are welcome.• Thursday 17th December Worthing Invitational tournament - join in after the training at about 6:00pm or if not attending the training from 5:15pm.• lichess.org/tournament/UJNAwaYp Adults and Juniors welcome.• Friday 18th December at 6:30pm it is our regular Club Night Arena for Adults and Juniors • lichess.org/tournament/lx9Pp2F8 • Saturday 19th December at 3:00pm the Juniors play in XIX Worldwide Team Battle and attempt to stay in Division A for the end of 2020.• lichess.org/tournament/A8dWcRUc Juniors Only A...

03.12.2020 - What's On This Week

• Thursday 3rd December at 5:30pm – Dave Graham continues his HOW TO series on Zoom with “How to Trap” once again Dave leaves us with a mystery. What are we trapping? Come along and find out.• us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 aimed at our Under 1600 ratings though all are welcome.• Thursday 3rd December Worthing Invitational tournament - join in after the training at about 6:00pm or if not attending the training from 5:15pm.• lichess.org/tournament/GM6BLw0t Adults and Juniors welcome.• Friday 4th December at 6:30pm it is our regular Club Night Arena for Adults and Juniors • lichess.org/tournament/LiY2Z1f2 • Saturday 5th December at 3:00pm the Juniors play in XVIII Worldwide Junior Team Battle in Division A• lichess.org/tournament/lQdIcfl7 Juniors Only All the above events will be supported with a Zoom Meeting. us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 New Members Apologies to some of our newer members who had difficulty joining these...

24.11.2020 - What's On This Week

Thursday 26th November at 5:30pm – Dave Graham continues his HOW TO series on Zoom with “How to Decide when to Capture” so unless you are a paid up member of the “Take Everything” Club there is plenty to learn. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 aimed at our Under 1600 ratings though all are welcome. Thursday 26th November Worthing Invitational tournament - join in after the training at about 6:00pm or if not attending the training from 5:15pm. https://lichess.org/tournament/qHvxL04s Adults and Juniors welcome. Thursday 26th November from 7:00pm it is the Last Thursday Sussex Team Battle – join and play for your Team Adults and Juniors welcome. https://lichess.org/tournament/4JSsuhb0 Friday 27th November at 6:30pm it is our regular Club Night Arena for Adults and Juniors https://lichess.org/tournament/wG092ub6 ...

04.11.2020 - Newsletter

What's on This Week Wednesday 4th November at 6:00pm Variant Chess – Chess960 this week for Adults and Juniors. https://lichess.org/tournament/RHM0y6g6 Thursday 5th November at 5:30pm – Dave Graham continues his HOW TO series on Zoom with the Part Two of ‘How To Beat the World Champion’ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 aimed at our Under 1600 ratings though all are welcome. Thursday 5th November Worthing Invitational tournament - join in after the training at about 6:00pm or if not attending the training from 5:15pm. https://lichess.org/tournament/tSj3bdnG Adult and Juniors welcome. Friday 6th November at 6:30pm it is our regular Club Night Arena for Adults and Juniors. https://lichess.org/tournament/Y0mNE4gd Saturday 7th November at 3:00pm it is the big one XVI Worldwide Junior Team Event for Under 16s. Also please note you must also hav...

28.10.2020 - What's On This Week

First of all Welcome to all our new members who have joined in the past few weeks from Worthing. New members if they have not already done so should login to their Lichess Account, goto our team page https://lichess.org/team/crowborough-chess-club Click the Join button, and most importantly answer the mate in one question. We will then admit you into the team. As well as permitting you to play in our Lichess tournaments this will also allow us to message the Lichess usernames directly with reminders on forthcoming events. WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK Wednesday 28th October at 6:00pm Variant Chess – Racing Kings this week for Adults and Juniors. https://lichess.org/tournament/1xAJSg2o Thursday 29th October at 5:30pm – Dave Graham continues his HOW TO series on Zoom with the ambitious title of ‘How To Beat the World Champion’ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9798343402 aimed at our Under 1600 ratings though a...

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