Mike Denison from Wakefield

Mike, Congraulations! Now approaching his 81st birthday, has been a stalwart of Yorkshire Chess for many years.

For the past 50 years, 'Mr D, the Chess Master', as he is known to his pupils, has coached chess at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, one of West Yorkshire's leading chess schools.

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Great Performance by "Storming" Mike Wilford in the Whitby Chess Congress 2017. The table is courtesy of the chessnuts website

Examiner 2017, won by Wakefield. Picturing Mike Wilford (Captain) and Roger Keely (HDCA President)

Team Knockout Handicap 2017, won by Wakefield. Picturing Mike Wilford (Captain) and Roger Keely (HDCA President)

Winners of the Silver Queen (Jonathan) and Silver Rook (Alan)

Photo from the Archives of former Club member Derek Paffley

Mike Wilford receives the Examiner Trophy from Roger Keely (HDCA President)

Alan Hollaway wins Silver Rook

Alan Hollaway won the Silver Rook, a summer tournament held at the club

Club members

Wakefield Chess midweek team who recently won the Examiner (Handicap) League Trophy for the first time in the Huddersfield and District Chess Association midweek Leagues

Simultaneous Chess Challenge

Peter Shaw recently demonstrating his highly rated skills in a Simultaneous match against six other members, winning five and drawing one.

Match Reports

This Page will contain games played by Club members

Until then here are a couple of classic Chess Games

The Polish Immortal (Glucksberg vs Miguel Najdorf)

Warsaw (1929) Dutch Defense: Queen's Knight Variation

Kasparov Immortal (Garry Kasparov vs Veselin Topalov)

Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands) (1999) Pirc Defense

Acknowledgements : PGN Viewer by Chesstempo.com