WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

2018 World Chess Championship: Magnus Carlsen Beats Fabiano Caruana (Report by Ichess.net) Magnus Carlsen has retained his World Chess Championship title with a crushing 3:0 victory over Fabiano Caruana in rapid tiebreaks. Over the course of almost three weeks, chess fans followed one of the closest World Chess Championship matches in a very long time.…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT – PLUS: Thurs 29th Nov 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 29th Nov 18 What a turnout at the club with 46 players down. This was helped by the 2nd TAFCA Allegro being held at Castlehill tonight. But we also had junior coaching and one Random Knockout match on! RANDOM KNOCKOUT Prelim result Lisa Paton (926) 0, (1371) Graham Atkins 1 TAFCA…

World Championship 2018 Game 10 & 11

World Championship 2018 Game 10: Fabiano Goes For A Fight (Report by Ichess.net) Game ten of the World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana ended in another draw. This does not sound like big news. Yet, it was one of the most exciting games of the match so far. Fabiano Caruana, playing…

SNCL, Rounds 3 & 4, November 25th 2018

Scottish National Chess League, Rounds 3 and 4, November 25th 2018 Dundee City Report by Alastair Dawson   Four Dundee City teams arrived at the Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline, with different objectives. For the A team the intention was to continue to defend their Championship title. For the B and C teams, wins were required to…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (Round two draw)

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP REPORT & DRAW (Round 2) The 2nd round draw is now up on our website. As per 1st round the pairings are split over two nights. Thursday 13th & 20th December. Please see our website for the draw. Please contact your opponent to confirm you can play on the said night. If not…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 22nd Nov)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 22nd Nov 18 Chesstastic night at Castlehill once again with over 27 players down. TAFCA HANDI-CAP KNOCKOUT Tonight saw two 1st round matches played and both matches ended with the same score line! Castlehill B 6 – 2 Castlehill F   Castlehill F had 3 juniors playing plus their captain Lisa…

WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP (Game 9)

World Championship 2018 Game 9: The Drawing Streak Continues… (Report from Ichess.net)   Game nine of the World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana ended in another draw. This time, it was Carlsen who pressed in the middlegame with a huge advantage on the clock and a small edge on the board.…