You might have thought this was too ridiculous to believe , but some people did .
We placed a story in the Local South Shields Gazette and they very kindly printed it , our aim was simply to raise profile of Chess in South Tyneside and to announce the launch of our 150th Celebration Events this year,
Here is a wonderful image of the Structure we had planned to temporarily move .
This image of THE GROYNE was taken By John Short . He takes many brilliant Images of South Tyneside , you can view them on his facebook site called SEE SOUTH TYNESIDE DIFFERENTLY.
Last year I tried to persuade our club members that Magnus Carlsen was great friends with Joe McElderry and that Magnus was taking style tips from Joe in exchange for teaching him chess , it raised a smile but no takers .