Junior Pizza Night

A brilliant night last night that I'll post an article about but in the mean time I wanted to put up a quick thanks for everyone that helped!

High Sheriff Awards

At the High Sheriff Awards, Stephen Rodgers handed out certificates to many groups and individuals who have given up their time and effort to the local people. For the the two members who [...]

Mayor’s Parlour

In October a group of us went to the Mayor's Parlour at the Civic Centre in Port Talbot.  The mayor this year is Councillor Robert Wood who joined our club when he was about 8 [...]

Dennis 90th Birthday

Dennis Thomas has just celebrated his 90th birthday (2nd October). Dennis came to the club when it was first formed in 1978 intending only to introduce his two sons to the game. He stayed [...]

“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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