Castlehill On-Line (Thurs 21st May 20)

CASTLEHILL ONLINE THURS NIGHT TOURNAMENT  Thurs 21st May 2020 – lichess.org Another great nights chess with Castlehill on-line. This week we played Rapid (5 minutes+3 seconds increments), Arena format, with the tournament lasting 1 hour and 30 minutes. A fantastic 19 players took part and we had some cracking matches with some very good finishes…

Castlehill Online Thurs night Tournament

CASTLEHILL ONLINE THURS NIGHT TOURNAMENT  Thurs 14th May 2020 For the first time on “lichess.org” we had a 15 minute, 4 round Swiss event (New to lichess and still in Beta mode!). Nine players took part which meant one player each round had to take a bye and wait for the next round. But then…

CLUB UPDATE: ONLINE CHESS Sun 26th Apr 20:

CLUB UPDATE – Sun 26th Apr 20 I hope you are all keeping well physically and mentally during these unusual times? We might not be able to play club OTB games on club nights at the moment, but that does not mean we are closed entirely now! Due to the sterling efforts of Master Declan…

TAFCA LEAGUE NEWS: You heard it hear first!

TAFCA NEWS (Including who`s won what in all 3 division, plus update on Knockout!) RESULT Played Thurs 12th March 20 Div 1 – St.Andrews Uni A 3, Castlehill A 1 Report on match by Andy Rowe Michael Dugdale (1536)e v Christopher Tranier (UG) on board 3 was the first to finish My view as I…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 12th March 20

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 12th March 2020 Busy night but nothing new there! We had two TAFCA matches at home and one away to St.Andrews Uni! There was also a Random Knockout 1st round match and a lot of skittle games and junior shenanigans! TAFCA Div 1: Castlehill B v Kirkacldy B Kirkcaldy B are…

TAFCA LEAGUE SCENARIO`s

TAFCA POSSIBLE SCENARIO`s The TAFCA league division one just got more interesting after Newport Knights A beat Kirkcaldy A last night (Wed 11th Mar)! This was not the result Castlehill C wanted, but to be honest, it changes nothing. Well it does for Newport Knights A as they are now safe from relegation (well done…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 5th March 20

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 5th March 2020 We had one TAFCA div 2 match on, plus 3 Random Knockout matches and of course the Ladder and Junior Club Championship matches! I guess another busy night at Castlehill Chess Club Dundee! TAFCA Div 2: Castlehill E 1, Castlehill D 3 Now the official TAFCA website has…

SNCL REPORT for Sun 1st March 2020

Scottish National Chess League, March 1st 2020, Rounds 5 and 6: Dundee City teams is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. This has been a very successful union of the big two chess clubs in Dundee and hopefully it will continue for a long time. Well a mixed bag of…