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.
We have chess tutors available to help you learn and improve your chess game and eventually help you to become more competitive in tournaments.
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.
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.
Please don’t hesitate to give the club a try, we don’t charge for this at all.
“Tactics flow from a superior position.”
“Even the laziest king flees wildly in the face of a double check.”
“Chess is a fairy tale of 1,001 blunders.”
“The winner of the game is the player who makes the next-to-last mistake.”
“When you see a good move, look for a better one.”
“The pawns are the soul of chess.”
“The hardest game to win is a won game.”
“A sacrifice is best refuted by accepting it.”
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.