LADDER UPDATE

LADDER FINAL It may be Summer and many chess clubs close their doors, but Castlehill is struggling to fit in all their internal competition matches! With this in mind, the Ladder final will be on our last club night of the 2018-19 season! Ladder Final – Thursday 29th August 2019 Despite 8 weeks left of…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 4th July 19)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 4th July 19) It was Quick-Play night with the 3rd Grand Prix event out of 5 on tonight. It was our biggest turnout so far with 18 players taking part, 7 of them juniors! The big shock of the night happened in round 1 when Rishi Vijayakumar J7 beat the rock,…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 27th June 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 27th June 19) 33 players down, 9 of them juniors! Tonight was the Bob Dunn Summer Championship, round 2 night. Also the penultimate Junior Club Championship qualifying section was well and truly on!   JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP With only 4 places available for the finals night to decide who will be…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 20th June 19)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 20th June 19) 18 players down, 7 of them juniors! Tonight saw two Random Knockout matches, one between the two Ray`s of the chess club! But it did not go well for one of them!   RANDOM KNOCKOUT Results – Q/F`s Robert Jackson (1564) 1, (1064) John Lynch 0 Well it…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 13th June 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 13th June 19) It`s the middle of June and we still had twenty players down at the chess club! With a few juniors missing it was easier on the ears tonight, but we still had a few things on! CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Result Round 5 Alastair Dawson (1742) 1, Marten Kats (1114)…

BOB DUNN SUMMER 2019

The BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT The draw for round 2 is now up on our website. The first round matches sure produced some cracking results! The “Subhayu” master class! Ray`s famous “get out of jail” card! A war of attrition by Colin Young! (Good name for a chess book Colin?) Round two takes place on Thursday…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 30th May 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 30th May 19 Another night to remember with over 30+ down for a game of chess! Not only that we had a visit from a blast from the past, Dave Kleppang! Most of you will not know him, but Dave was a long time member of Castlehill and a very strong…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP REPORT: Thurs 23rd May 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 23rd May 19 It was Club Championship round 5, part two on and boy did we have some great matches on! As usual the juniors filled the room while the rest went off to play in the Club Championship! Speaking of the Club Championship, we had the shock result of the…

TAFCA AGM/TROPHY PRESENTATIONS 2018-19

TAFCA AGM/TROPHY PRESENTATIONS 2018-19 Tues 21st May 2019 – 7:30pm – Dundee Chess Club Well as AGM`s go it was not to bad! Started about 7:45pm, finished by 9pm! No need to bore you with the reports etc, etc, just give the trophy winners! Poor year for Castlehill but could have been better, but that`s…