CHESS SCOTLAND: SPENS CUP: 23/01/16

CHESS SCOTLAND: SPENS CUP: 23/01/16 Castlehill Chess Club traveled to Cumbernauld to face Troon Chess Club in the Spens Cup. The teams were made up of five players from each club, with a time-control of 40 moves in 2 hours, plus 30 minutes quick-play. The match started at 11am. Castlehill were out graded on “ALL”…

TAFCA LEAGUE: CASTLEHILL C v KIRKCALDY A

TAFCA Division One: Castlehill C v Kirkcaldy A A bit of a crunch match for both teams! Castlehill C looking to avoid relegation, while Kirkcaldy A looking to pull themselves up the table and avoid relegation as well! Kirkcaldy A have been having problems fielding their strongest side, but tonight they managed to do just…

CLUB NIGHT 21/01/16

Well another busy night at Castlehill with 28 players down for some chess! It did not go to plan in the TAFCA division one match between Castlehill C and Kirkcaldy A! Kirkcaldy won the match 3-1, but it should have been 4-0 but for a last minute mistake by Scott Deas on board four to…

COME ON CASTLEHILL!

We have a busy and important week from a Castlehill perspective! On Thursday 21st January Castlehill C play Kirkcaldy A in a TAFCA division one relegation battle! Castlehill C have been defying the odds over the years by staying up while “A” & “B” teams go down. Lets hope it continues this season with the…

TAFCA LEAGUE Div 2 MATCH REPORT: 14/01/16

First game to finish was board 4 which never got started as Castlehill D only had 3 players. Needing a replacement player the D team usually plunder the E team for a suitable substitute. However as it was the E team they were playing there was no one left to call upon.  Castlehill E  1 …

TAFCA LEAGUE DIVISION ONE REPORT: 11/01/16

TAFCA League Division One: Monday 11th January 2016 Perth B v Castlehill C A bit of a relegation battle this I think for both teams! Castlehill “C” are equal 2nd bottom with Perth B on 1 point each! Castlehill C have played three matches, while Perth B have only played two but got a point…

TAFCA MATCHES REPORTS: WEEK ONE 2016!

Castlehill Chess Club managed to bag all three types of results in three matches in the first week in January 2016! First off on Tuesday 5th Jan, was Castlehill E in a division two clash against Dundee C. Unfortunately for Castlehill E, they went with only three players due to the time of year, holidays…

OPENING NIGHT OF THE NEW YEAR 2016!

Well that`s the festive break over and now back to chess business! Castlehill Chess Club Dundee are open again starting tomorrow Thursday 7th January from the new time of 6:30pm! We are opening from 6:30pm for junior chess coaching (New Junior chess club venture!!). But anybody who wishes to start any of their matches earlier…