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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THE 16th BOBBY GOW MEMORIAL 2019   What a fantastic turnout from both chess clubs tonight at the Bobby Gow Memorial Cup held at Castlehill Chess Club Dundee last night (Thurs 19th Sept 19).   Dundee Chess Club had 15 players, while the home team Castlehill Chess Club Dundee had 23 players. In all 19 matches took place with some Castlehill players moving over to Dundee to give everybody a match on the night! This is the best turnout out in a number of years and a big boost for everyone and chess in the city of Dundee. Congratulations to Castlehill Chess Club Dundee on[...]
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CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 12th Sept 19 Not a lot to report as it was our AGM night and everything went smoothly as usual! The one major change was Daniel Coleman taking over from Subhayu Banerjee as treasurer this season. All membership fees are now due and Daniel and Keith will be in touch soon!   All the trophies were presented last night to the players that were at the meeting. The rest we shall catch up with ASAP! WINNERS 2018-19 Club Champion: Declan Shafi J19 This is the 5th time in a row that Declan has won the Club Championship which is a Castlehill record! Club Championship[...]
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The 16th Bobby Gow Memorial 2019 This annual Bobby Gow Memorial takes place on Thursday 19th September 2019, 7:30pm at Castlehill Chess Club Dundee! This is between Castlehill and Dundee Chess Clubs in memory of the late Bobby Gow who was a member of both chess clubs! All players from both chess clubs welcome. Time-control: all moves in 90 minutes, both players. All matches go for grading.     Bobby Gow Memorial[...]
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CASTLEHILL AGM & TROPHY PRESENTATIONS 2019.   Our AGM and trophy presentations are this Thursday 12th September 2019, 7:45pm in our club rooms in the Chaplaincy. This is the boring, but necessary part of the club which will decide what we are doing for this year and what the future holds for Castlehill Chess Club Dundee. Everybody welcome to attend, indeed, encouraged to do so!   The trophy presentations will also take place and if you are a winner, or runner-up for seasons 2017-18 & 2018-19, could you please attend to collect your trophy or trophies! If you wish to put any proposals forward in advance, it[...]
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CLUB NIGHT REPORT: (Thurs 5th Sept 19) This was the last night of the 2018-19 chess season for Castlehill so it was more of a fun night! We still had over 20 players with 8 of them juniors! Nothing to report apart from saying all players had a good night! A reminder that our AGM & Trophy Presentations is next Thursday 12th September 2019, 7:30pm in our club rooms.   All members welcome and especially the trophy winners for 2018-19 and if possible the winners of 2017-18! See Keith Rose if you have anything you would like to bring up, or any proposals for AGM. See you[...]
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CLUB NIGHT REPORT: (Thurs 29th Aug 19) This was the last night of the 2018-19 season and we finished it off with a bang! The Ladder final & the finish of the Junior Club Championship was on the cards tonight! JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Congratulations to Ramit Kanodia J12 (882) on winning and defending his Castlehill Junior Club Championship 2018-19! It was well deserved and once again, Ramit proves he is the strongest junior (below 14) in the club. He did not get it all his own way as Rishabh Akula J14 (683) did beat him once and Alexander Barron-Majerik J8 (216) did have[...]
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CLUB NIGHT REPORT: (Thurs 22nd Aug 19) Another belter of a chess night at Castlehill Chess Club! Over 34 players down, including juniors. It was the last night of the Summer, the 2nd part of the Junior Club Championship and the Random Knockout final. As I say a lot still going on! BOB DUNN SUMMER Round 4 (Last) It`s congratulations to Master Tom Constance  for becoming the Castlehill Bob Dunn Summer Champion 2018-19! He beat Cameron Wilson in his last match to finish on 12 points. A fantastic achievement for Tom and may I say, a well deserved one after all the hard work[...]

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