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Aims and Objectives:

  1. Dedicated to encouraging as many people as possible to play the great game of chess.
  2. Welcome all levels of players; whether you are completely new to the game or a Grandmaster, you'll be welcome here!
  3. Meet regularly where we have both friendly and, for those so inclined, fiercely competitive battles and competitions.
  4. Offer the opportunity for players of all abilities to represent the University in our team, including at the British Universities' Chess Association (BUCA) Championships.

Our society is dedicated to encouraging as many people as we can to play the great game of chess. We welcome all levels of players;  whether you are completely new to the game or a Grand Master, you'll be welcome here! The society meets regularly where we have both friendly and, for those so way inclined, fiercely competitive battles and competitions. For our more experienced players, we offer the chance to represent the university in our team

Chess puzzle!

White to move! This opening trap can arise from a number of openings. Here it has arisen from the Philidor defence after some inaccurate moves by black. White can win a pawn in this position. 

Events

Casual session
28th March 7pm - 9pm
Forum Seminar Room 2
Our casual 'turn-up-and-play' sessions are open to anyone interested in playing a few games of chess, whether it's to wind down after work or to sharpen your skills. All welcome.
Coached session
1st April 7pm - 9pm
Forum Seminar Room 2
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