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Another fun Friday down at ‘The Legion’

It’s 5-15pm on Friday night and, as usual, I’m at the chess club. From now till 7pm there will mainly be junior club members present, who range from 6 to 14 years old. I expect the numbers to be lower this week because there is a junior congress tomorrow and […]

Forest Hall Rapidplay

The Need for Speed: Rapidplay Comes to Forest Hall

This Sunday, January 29, the Northumberland Rapidplay Championships come to Forest Hall – with a 9 round tournament open to all players, from newcomer to expert. The tournament kicks off at 10am at the Forest Hall chess club venue, the Forest Hall Ex-Servicemen’s Institute, so there’s also the chance for […]

Danny Gormally

Train with GM Danny Gormally

Forest Hall Chess Club is proud to host its first-ever Grandmaster Training event, with GM Danny Gormally from Alnwick, the North East’s strongest player, on Saturday February 4, from 11:00am to 1:30pm, at the club. Apart from being a highly experienced Grandmaster and England team member, Danny is also an […]