The largest and most active chess club in Dundee. For beginners to Masters, Juniors to adults. We’re always looking for new members – our membership is rapidly expanding!. We have male and female members, the young and the old. Coaching is available.
We also have our own dedicated “World Wide Online Chess Club” so no matter where in the world you are, you can become a member and play in our online competitions!
If you want to improve your chess, play casual chess, league chess, or any kind of chess, our club normally meets every Thursday throughout the year (Except Christmas) from 7:30pm. We also play online as another string to our bow! If you are local to the Dundee area, or a student at Dundee or Abertay Universities, and you are interested in playing online, please contact us. We welcome players of all ages and level of ability.
Castlehill Club Championship online Round 1 deadline.Starts: 11:00 am
TAFCA Online Allegro Championship Grand Prix Round 2Starts: 7:30 pm
Dundee City - Junior 4NCL Round 7Starts: 6:00 pm
Club OTB Championship Round 1 Deadline/Match night!Starts: 7:30 pm
World Chess League Online Rd 3Starts: 10:00 am
TAFCA Online Singles Round 1 Deadline!Starts: 11:00 am
Dundee City - 4NCL Round 7Starts: 7:30 pm
4NCL Semi-FinalsStarts: 7:30 pm
Full calendar here.
CASTLEHILL COMPETITION & TROPHY WINNERS 2022-23
Congratulations to all winners & runners-up!
Club Champion: Rishi Vijayakumar J11
Club Runner-Up: Helge Magnussen, Alastair Dawson, Euan Murray, Andy Rowe & Subhayu Banerjee.
Club U1600 Winner: Euan Murray, Andy Rowe & Subhayu Banerjee.
Random Knockout Champion: Alisdair McLeod
Random Knockout Runner-Up: Rishi Vijayakumar J11
Bob Dunn Summer Champion: Ray Noble
Bob Dunn Summer Runner-Up: Alisdair McLeod & Jan Barron-Majerik
Quick-Play Champion: Andy Rowe
Ian McNab Memorial Champions: Cosmo Bobak
Club Champion: Richard Kynoch
Club Runners-Up: Graham Mooney & Andre Babin
Summer Champion: Graham Mooney, Rishi Vijatakumar J11 & Ray Noble
Junior Champion: Rishi Vijayakumar J10 (8½pts)
TAFCA (Tayside & Fife Chess Association)
TAFCA Team Battle: Castlehill A
TAFCA Team Individual: IM Richard Polaczek, Rishi, Vijayakumar (Castlehill) & Ed Spencer (Dundee)
J.R.Chalmers Grand Prix Memorial: Alastair Dawson (Dundee)
TAFCA Most Improved Junior: Rishi Vijayakumar J11
TAFCA Allegro Online Newport Champion: Not held
TAFCA Allegro Online Castlehill Champion: Ed Spencer (Dundee)
TAFCA Allegro Online Dundee Champion: Ed Spencer, David Findlay & Jacque Ophoff CM (Dundee)
TAFCA Allegro Online Kirkcaldy Champion: Ed Spencer (Dundee) & Rishi Vijayakumar J11 (Castlehill)
TAFCA Allegro Online Perth Champion: Alisdair McLeod (Castlehill) & James Anderson (Dundee)
4NCL (A joint venture between Castlehill CC & Dundee CC)
Division One Champions: Dundee City A
Checkout our website for all the details!
On our website we have a searchable database of games by Castlehill Members.
You can go through the games or download them.
To go to our database you click “Club Info” in main menu and then “View Club Games“.
Or alternatively click “HERE” to take you to the database.
Ray Noble v Andy Rowe
Castlehill Arena Lichess Tournament -5 minutes+ 3 seconds
We are always looking for new games, so players please submit your games
and if possible with some analysis or thoughts.
It does not matter your level, the games are part of the clubs history!