AGM 2019

Chairman (Martyn), Secretary (Hywel) and Treasurer (John) were all re-elected. Dylan, Anthony, Stephen and Andrew were elected as Committee Members. Anthony continues as web-manager and Mrs Jill Thomas as Honarary Auditor. Presentations were made as [...]

Problem Solving 2017

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP There were a few strange results in the second round played last week. In the Championship section Louis beat Michael. Apparentlly Michael touched a piece and was obliged to move it. This is [...]

Netsima Chess Tournament 2017

The annual Netsima Junior Championships run by Hywel were disappointing this year with only 11 turning up. The small Under 9 section was won by Muhamed Muscahiber of St. Michael's.  The Under 11s was [...]

“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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