TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE 20-21 (Online): Season`s report

TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE 2020-21 (Online) 2020-21 Season`s report   Well that`s the TAFCA Winter league 2020-21 officially over and what a season it was! Held online due to the current pandemic, it was a season with a difference. Chess can count itself lucky in comparison to our sports due to the fact we could transfer…

THURSDAY NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION: Arena 54

THURSDAY NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 20th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control – 5 Minutes + 3 seconds Arena 53 Congratulations to Euan Murray on his 8th first place finish in this competition! He was up against stiff competition but proved too strong in the closing straight ending up on 17 points! He is…

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 – Round 9

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black & white): Time-Control – 10 minutes+5 seconds increments Sunday 16th May 21 – 1704hrs (5.04pm) Round 9 Dundee City B (5 – 5) Novorossiysk (Russian) Dundee…

BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 Report Rd1

BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 Four round Swiss: 60 minutes + 30 seconds   Well despite the pandemic or maybe because of it, we had a fantastic response to the summer tournament with 26 players taking part in round one. The match night was Mon 10th May, 21, with a few matches played on other…

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION: Ba-ba-Babin!

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 13th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 53 – 5 Minutes plus 3 seconds increments   Congratulations to Andre Babin taking first place on 22 points. This is his 8th top podium place, his last win on Thurs 1st April 21. He is a regular on the chess circuit…

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION: Report – 8/05/21

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 8th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 52 – 5 Minutes plus 3 seconds increments Congratulations to Richard Kynoch on a fantastic performance to finish in top spot on 24 points and a 100% record! That is impressive at this time control! This is Richards 4th win in this…

CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX (Murray Mints it!)

CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX (1) Monday 3rd May 21 – 7:30pm – Lichess – Castlehill The first of five interconnected (Grand Prix) quick-play competitions took place on Mon 3rd May 21 and we had 14 entries (12 players, plus two interlopers!).   It started at 7:31pm and was finished by 8:45pm having played 7 rounds…

FORTHCOMING EVENTS – MAY 21

FORTHCOMING EVENTS – MAY 21 Below is a list of the main events taking place in May 21 Mon 3rd May 21: Castlehill Quick-Play competition (1 of 5) The first of 5 events with the player after the 5 events having the most points will be this years “Quick-Play” Champion! Time-Control: 3 minutes + 2…