Sheffield & District Chess Association

Established 1883







Season 2023-24


Officers and Other Appointees


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Geoff Frost

geofffrost (at)

O17O9 545 685

O7984 181 7O4

Past Presidents

J Roger Hoole, Mike D Smith


J L Coe, B H England, S J Mann, K M Hogan, R S Hughes, A Perry, P G Swanson, P J Beckett, J A Fryer, G Barnes, S Bessell, W Ward, G D Brown, C C Williams, J Hamm, M Brumby, A Hards, A S McIntosh, P Blackman, D Latham


John Mercy

(no e-mail)

O114 2683 8O3


General Secretary

Geoff Brown

gd_brown (at)

O17O9 837 596

O7931 563 787

Tournament Controller

Geoff Brown

(as above)



Bulletin (Newsletter) Secretary

Steve Mann *

sjmann (at)

O17O9 379 209



Steve Mann *

(as above)


League Secretaries:





- Division 1 (Davy)

Daniel Sullivan



- Division 2 (Weston)

Daniel Sullivan

(as above)



- Division 3 (Batley-Meek)

Phillip Beckett

familybeckett2 (at)

O1777 228 36O

O7597 379 658



Brough House, Church Laneham, Retford, Notts, DN22 ONQ

- Division 4 (Athenaeum)

Phillip Beckett

(as above)



- 400 League


(as no competition run in 2022-23 or 2023-24)



- Richardson & Haystead Cups

Daniel Sullivan

(as above)



- Summer League

Phillip Beckett

(as above)




Other Appointees

Match Captains:





- A Team





- B Team

Geoff Brown

(as above)



Executive Members non ex officio

Jonathan Arnott, Oliver Brennan, Alan McIntosh, Jamie Woodhouse


Dave Latham, Nigel Carpino


Steve Mann

sjmann (at)

O17O9 379 2O9






Members of the Executive

Executive Members

per Constitution clause 8a

ex officio: Geoff Frost, John Mercy, Geoff Brown, Daniel Sullivan, Phill Beckett, Steve Mann;

non ex officio: Jonathan Arnott, Oliver Brennan, Alan McIntosh, Jamie Woodhouse.