126th Scottish Chess Championships 2019: Report

126th Scottish Chess Championships 2019: Sat 6th – 14th July 2019 Church Building Stewart’s Melville College Edinburgh. Castlehill Chess Club Dundee had three players in this years Scottish Championships. Declan Shafi (2146); Alastair Dawson & Ben Volland (1846) represented Castlehill & Dundee Chess Club and the City of Dundee! In a field of 66, Declan…

The Glorney Gilbert International 2019:

The Glorney Gilbert International 2019 Carrickdale Hotel and Spa, Co Louth, Ireland – 21st – 24th July 19   The event will comprise four separate tournaments, each a five-round all-play-all.   The Glorney Cup – 5 player U18 Open (ie born 2001 or later) The Gilbert Cup – 3 player U18 Girls (ie born 2001…

RISHI VIJAYAKUMAR J7 (Giga-sensation!)

2019 UK Chess Challenge Northern Gigafinal Under 7 Boys   Congratulation to Rishi Vijayakumar who finished runner-up in a field of 30 entries in the UK Chess Challenge Northern Gigafinal under 7 boys 2019 with a score of 5 out of 6! Not only that, he was ranked 28th out of 30!   Fantastic performance…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 18th July 19)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 18th July 19) Another night at Castlehill with the place full of juniors and some adults! Not much on with only a Random Knockout tie-break match and then a semi-final match. RANDOM KNOCKOUT Results Q/F Ed Walton 1, G.Atkins 0 This was a 15 minute tie-break match after both drew there…