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Membership 2017-07-12T21:30:27+00:00

Wealth of Experience

We have a fantastic bunch of members that have been playing and attending the chess club for decades. Their knowledge of the game is something you cannot buy.

Chess Tutors

We have chess tutors available to help you learn and improve your chess game and eventually help you to become more competitive in tournaments.

West Wales Chess League

As a member of Castell Nedd Chess Club you are able to enter the West Wales Chess League and compete in many divisions and tournaments. A great way to enhance your learning.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Contact us play chess

Please don’t let this put you off, we have a fantastic team here to help you learn the rules of chess and improve your game.

It is always a good idea to have some knowledge of a few openings that you enjoy playing for black and for white. We can show you the most popular opening lines.

This is not a problem at all, we are very flexible with attendance and you can come when possible. If you are involved in club games, these can be rearranged by you and your opponent.

The club is open to all juniors and the first year is always free, so feel free to come along and try it out. It won’t hurt to try and I am sure they will enjoy it!

Yes, we have a fantastic car park at the rear of Tonna Rugby Club.

Yes, Tonna Rugby Club is fully accessible and there are many different entries and fire exits with ramps.

MEMBERSHIP

Please don’t hesitate to give the club a try, we don’t charge for this at all.

First Year Juniors

FREE
  • We don’t charge for the first year for Juniors
  • Join us every Tuesday
  • Compete in club games
  • Learn from our tutors

Juniors

ONLY £8/YEAR *
  • * plus league registration fees where applicable.
  • Join us every Tuesday
  • Compete in club games
  • Learn from our tutors
  • Get your friends involved!
  • Get your school involved!

Adults

ONLY £ 15/YEAR *
  • * plus league registration fees where applicable.
  • Join us every Tuesday
  • Compete in club games
  • Learn from our tutors
  • Get your friends involved!
  • Get you family involved!
“Tactics flow from a superior position.”

 

Bobby Fisher
“Even the laziest king flees wildly in the face of a double check.”
Aron Nimzowitsch
“Chess is a fairy tale of 1,001 blunders.”

 

Savielly Tartakower
“The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.”
Savielly Tartakower
“When you see a good move, look for a better one.”
Emanuel Lasker
“The pawns are the soul of chess.”

 

Francois Andre Danican Philidor
“The hardest game to win is a won game.”

 

Emanuel Lasker
“A sacrifice is best refuted by accepting it.”

 

Wilhelm Steinitz

Play in the West Wales Chess League

Castell Nedd Chess Club is a proud member of the West Wales Chess League, competing at the highest level. We are always looking for players so please get in touch.

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