Saturday, 7 January 2012

Final Puzzle

Here is the answer to the final puzzle of the Autumn term.
Sorry it's late!

The question was:

A game begins with 1. p-e4 and ends on the fifth move with a black knight taking a white rook, checkmate. What are the moves?

The position after the first move:

Your Generated Chess Board


1. e4 | Nf6
2. f3 | Nxe4
3. Qe2 | Ng3
4. Qxe7+ | Qxe7+
5. Kf2 | NxF1#

Saturday, 17 December 2011

Photos from the Christmas Finale

Chesscuits


Final puzzles of the season


Jack wins Hillsborough Chess Champion


Hillsborough Chess Club 2011

Hillsborough Chess Club 2011  - say "check"

Final League Table

The final league table:


Attendance Played Win Draw Points
Jack 9 10 9 0 27
Philip 8 10 8 0 24
Paul 8 10 6 0 20
Alfie 8 9 3 1 15
Andrea 8 9 1 1 11
Hayden 8 10 0 2 10


Jack is Hillsborough Chess Champion Christmas 2011
Philip is runner-up.
Alfie wins the prize for best junior.

Friday, 16 December 2011

Extra Christmas Puzzle

A game begins with 1. p-e4 and ends on the fifth move with a black knight taking a white rook, checkmate. What are the moves?

The position after the first move:

Your Generated Chess Board

Clues:
The black knight on g8 moves four times.
On black's second move the knight takes a pawn.
On the fourth move the white queen checks the black king, then the black queen checks the white king.
Answer on Christmas Day!

Monday, 18 July 2011

Hillsborough Chess Club will restart on 17th September 2011, every Saturday at Hillsborough Village Centre.

The Junior Chess Club will resume as usual from 10-11 a.m.
In addition, there will be a Senior Chess Club meeting from 11-12 noon.

For more information, please take a look at the leaflet here.

Sunday, 29 May 2011



Final League Table

Attendance Played Win Draw Points
Jack 10 13 11 0 32
Paul 9 12 7 3 26
Philip 9 12 7 1 24
Hayden 9 11 3 3 18
Alfie 9 12 1 4 15
Dillon 9 9 2 0 13
Hope 8 11 1 3 13
Joshua 2 4 3 0 8