4NCL (Nations Chess League) Semi-Final report!

4NCL (Nations Chess League) Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. SEASON 5 – Division Four – Semi-Finals Tuesday 3rd May 22 – 7:30pm Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 seconds increments Congratulations to Dundee City C & D teams on reaching the semi-final stages of the…

CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ONLINE Rd5 DRAW

CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ONLINE 2021-22 Round 4 results and round 5 draw Apologies for lateness of post but round 4 proved a challenge to get all the matches played (preferred) and in the end despite the extra time given, we could not get them all played (gutted!). Indeed it is very disappointing to have 6…

The 13th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL TROPHY 2021-22

The 13th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL TROPHY 2021-22 Thursday 28th April 2022 – 7:40pm It was good to be playing a full face to face competition which was completed on the night. Boy did we miss this type of chess. You can feel the tension in the air, which all the faces go through all the…

SCOTTISH TEAM CHALLENGE 2021-21

SCOTTISH TEAM CHALLENGE 2021-21 Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. Congratulations to Dundee City A on winning the first ever Scottish Team Challenge League! What a performance by all the players involved! Dundee City B finished a more than respectable 4th in a 9 team…

AYR CHESS CONGRESS 2022: Rishi Open delight!

AYR CHESS CONGRESS 2022 Friday 22nd April to Sunday 24th April 2022 It`s been two years since the Ayr Congress was held and boy is it good to have it back! Castlehill had one representative there (Would have been two but for a prior event already booked. Ray was gutted not to be there!) Rishi…

SCOTTISH TEAM CHALLENGE 2021-22 Report

SCOTTISH TEAM CHALLENGE 2021-22 Report Both Dundee City teams were in action on Wednesday 20th April 22, 7:30pm. Pentland Hill B 0 – 8 Dundee City A  Aberdeen Uni B 0 – 8 Dundee City B Both are outstanding results and leave both teams in a good place. For more info, standings and report, please…

4NCL (Four Nation League) Round 7 report

4NCL (Nations Chess League) Dundee City teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.   SEASON 5 – ROUND 7 (7 rounds in total) Tuesday 19th April 22 – 7:30pm Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 seconds increments   Div 1 – Group D Shropshire and Friends 2 (1869) 1½ –…

TAFCA TEAM BATTLE 2021-22 Report!

TAFCA TEAM BATTLE 2021-22 Tuesday 12th April 2022, 7:30pm to 9pm Online with Lichess.org   Oh what a night! April shower’s no! April fireworks yes! This was an unbelievable night’s chess with some absolute beauties and some spectacular howlers! It was fast and furious but full of true grit! My night did not start well,…

Scottish Team Challenge 2021-22 (NEW EVENT!)

SCOTTISH TEAM CHALLENGE 2021-22 (NEW EVENT!) This new team event is organised by SOCO (Scottish Online Chess Organisation) and started in Feb 22. There is one division (hopefully more next season if all goes well!) with teams from all over Scotland taking part. Castlehill Chess Club Dundee along with their City partners, Dundee Chess Club…