CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Nov 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Nov 18 Another one of those busy nights with over 35 players, including juniors down for a game of chess and some coaching! It was Club Championship night, top half of the draw, with the bottom half next week! CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Results Andy Rowe (1545) 0, (2114) Declan Shafi 1…

SNCL (Scottish National Chess League) Report Rd 1 & 2

Scottish National Chess League: 2018-19 – Rounds 1 and 2, November 4th, 2018, Dunfermline Report by Alastair Dawson   The new 2018-19 SNCL chess season kicked off in Dunfermline yesterday. Dundee City ( a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club & Dundee Chess Club) have 4 teams registered this year. The A team start as reigning…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT…plus! Thurs 1st Nov 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT PLUS!: Thurs 1st Nov 18 Busy, busy, busy with over 34 players down for a game of chess, 11 of them juniors! JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Results (Only 2 matches played?) Krish 1, Tom 0 Ramit 1, Max 0 Ramit is closing the gap between himself in 2nd place and our current leader…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 25th Oct 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 25th Oct 18 Sorry for late post but have been dealing with the Dundee Congress, TAFCA Allegro and J.R.Chalmers website info. Better late than never! A less hectic night at the club with only 20 players down, 9 of them juniors! With the Dundee Congress and the TAFCA Allegro, I am…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19 Entries are now being taken for this seasons Random Knockout competition. Closing date for entries is Thursday 8th November 2018. Time-Control: 75 minutes each player. All matches go for normal grading. Draw done after each round is completed. The defending champion is Ray Noble!   For more info and round deadline dates…

CASTLEHILL DUNDEE CHESS CONGRESS REPORT

DUNDEE CHESS CONGRESS (Castlehill player reports)   The Dundee Chess Congress was a great successes in it’s new venue in the center of Dundee. Indeed it is Castlehill`s own venue at the Chaplaincy at Dundee University Campus! The Congress took place Friday 19th to Sunday 21st Oct 2018. Castlehill Chess Club Dundee had a fantastic…

TAFCA ALLEGRO: KNIGHTS of NEWPORT

TAFCA ALLEGRO (Part One): KNIGHTS of NEWPORT Wed 24th Oct 18A reminder that the 1st TAFCA Allegro is tomorrow (Wednesday 24th Oct) at Knights of Newport Chess Club, 7:30pm sign-in. Please can we have a good turn out from Castlehill Chess Club  for Knights of Newport. This event is part of 5 events and also…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 18th Oct 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 18th Oct 18: With over 35 players down it was guaranteed to be a busy night at Castlehill “AGAIN!”. TAFCA Results Div 1: Castlehill C 1, Castlehill A 3 Castlehill A start their TAFCA league campaign off with a win but boy it did not all go to plan! The “A”…

TAFCA INDIVIDUAL ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018-19

TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19 (A message from Marcus Wylie of Knight`s of Newport Chess Club) Upcoming event An Allegro event will held at the Knights of Newport-on-Tay club and is open to all members of TAFCA clubs across Tayside and Fife. Event registration:      7:30pm, Wednesday 24th October Event location:            The Newport Club, 4 Cupar Road,…