Welcome to Castlehill Chess Club!

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 around 55 players (35 adults, 20 juniors <17). We have male and female members, the young and the old. Coaching is available.

We are proud that four of our juniors are Chess Scotland Internationalists.

If you want to improve your chess, play casual chess, league chess, or any kind of chess, simply come along to the club or contact us in advance to be greeted at the door. We meet every Thursday throughout the year (Except Christmas) between 7 pm and 10.30 pm.

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CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 10th Jan 19   The first club night of 2019 saw 36 players down, 13 of them juniors! Great start for 2019 and we still had players missing!   CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP It war round 3 of the Club Championship (Part One) with 9 matches on. Ray Flood (1512) 0 – 1 Marten Kats (1114) Biggest shock of the night or even the Championship so far! What a result for Marten beating a player of Ray Flood experience and a grading dif of 398 points! Not only that, Marten is 3 out of 3 so far and tops the standings! Kats purring tonight Lol! Andre[...]
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JUNIOR CHESS COACHING (Adults welcomes as well!) It`s a New Year and we have something new too offer for the juniors (and any adults that may wish to join in!).   We are offering a new coaching course which hopefully will help bring your chess to new heights. The course will take place once or twice a month (depending on how busy the club is on the night) and each lesson will be repeated to make sure everyone understands it before moving onto the next lesson. The lessons will follow a set course intermixed with special coaching lessons from our best adults and[...]
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CHESS NEWS Castlehill CC opens again this Thurs 10th Jan 19 as normal. ALL WELCOME! :) CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Round 3 of the Club Championship takes place over the next two Thursdays (10th & 17th Jan) Check our website and your emails to see who you are playing and what day. RANDOM KNOCKOUT The deadline for the Random Knockout Prelims is Thursday 7th February 2019. Please check draw and emails to see if you are playing and if so make arrangements for a match date with your opponent ASAP. Remember you may also have TAFCA matches on? Speaking of TAFCA we also have the 3rd part of 5 events in the[...]
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CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP - Round 3 The 3rd round of the Club Championship is Thurs 10th Jan & Thurs 17th Jan 19. Please check the website to check who you are paired against. Email them to confirm you can make that night. Any problems please let me know.   Good luck!   Club 3rd round draw & Standings[...]
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To past, present and future members of Castlehill Chess Club Dundee HAPPY NEW YEAR! :)[...]
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CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19   After two rounds (accelerated pairings) we have a seven way tie for first place all on 2 points. Defending champion, Declan Shafi (2114) seen off the tricky Alastair Dawson (1742), and Dariusz Kosznik (1749) got a good result against Euan Dawson (1798). Joining them are Ray Flood (1512), Cameron Wilson (1302), Ed Walton (1242), Marten Kats (1114) and wait for it…John Lynch (1064)! John you will get a nose bleed being that high up the leader board!   The result of the round had to be Tom Constance J17 (1521) win with black against James Anderson (1671). What a fantastic[...]
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TAFCA UPDATE (Christmas edition!) Merry Christmas to all!   There are still a few results (matches played) that have not been added yet to TAFCA website, but below is a summary of how Castlehill are doing in TAFCA based on the TAFCA website info! DIV ONE Dundee A and Perth A are top both unbeaten on six points. Castlehill “A” (played 1) & “C” (played 3) is on two points. The “A” team are always capable of moving up the table if they can produce there top four players at every match! As for our “C” team, they have always punched above their weight and[...]
January 17, 2019
  • Castlehill Club Championship Round 3 (Bottom half)
    Starts: 7:30 pm
January 22, 2019
  • TAFCA Div 2: Dundee C v Castlehill D
    Starts: 7:30 pm
January 24, 2019
  • TAFCA Div 1: Castlehill A v Perth A
    Starts: 7:30 pm
  • TAFCA Div 2: Castlehill F v Dundee D
    Starts: 7:30 pm
January 28, 2019
  • TAFCA Allegro 3/5: Perth CC Sunday, 27 January 2019⋅7:30 – 10:30pm
    Starts: 7:30 pm
February 6, 2019
  • TAFCA Div 2: Newport Knights B v Castlehill F
    Starts: 7:30 pm
February 7, 2019
  • TAFCA Div 1: Castlehill C v Dundee A
    Starts: 7:30 pm
  • TAFCA Div 2: Castlehill E v Dundee C
    Starts: 7:30 pm

Full calendar here.