THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION: Arena 23: 17/09/20

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Arena 23 tournament – Thurs 17th Sept 20 Time-Control: 5 minutes + 3 seconds   With 17 players battling it out including two new juniors, Josh (U11) & Noah (U9) Dickson (Welcome the both of you!), it was another great Thurs nights chess! The burning question was; “What happened to Subhayu Banerjee?”…

INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE MATCH: Report!

INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE MATCH (Updated with Kenilworth report link) 16/09/20: 21:51 hrs Tues 15th Sept 20: 7:30pm: Lichess. Castlehill CC 8½. Kenilworth CC 15½ Congratulations to Kenilworth Chess Club England on a well deserved victory in the end! Castlehill Chess Club Dundee took part in its first online challenge match against the very strong England outfit,…

ONLINE FRIENDLY: Castlehill v Kenilworth

ONLINE FRIENDLY CHESS MATCH – Tues 15th Sept 20, 7:30pm on Lichess Castlehill Chess Club Dundee v Kenilworth Chess Club   Yes we have a match against a chess club from England which must be another first for us! Kenilworth CC invited us to play them online and we have accepted their kind offer. There…

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE – Match Report – Week 10

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE – Match Report Div 1 – Thurs 10th Sept  20; 7:30pm   Castlehill Armadillo`s 1½, Dundee Brachiosaurus` 2½   Well I think Castlehill Armadillo`s chances of winning the title have gone now after losing to a very strong and experienced Dundee Brachiosaurus`! I must say well played to all the players in…

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION – 10/09/20

THURS NIGNT WEEKLY COMPETITION Arena 22 tournament – Thurs 10th Sept 20 Time-Control: 5 minutes + 3 seconds Eight players took part in this event, with some players entering late on. Subhayu Banerjee is in hot form when it comes to the Thurs night weekly competition. He has been in the top three places for…

CASTLEHILL SUMMER FUN ONLINE 2020

CASTLEHILL SUMMER FUN ONLINE 2020 Congratulations to Master Rishi Vijaykumar J8 on becoming the first ever champion of the Summer Fun Online tournament 2020. What a remarkable achievement from someone so young, yet so experienced now as this win is just another step on his ladder to greater things to come! This follows hot on…

2020 UK Chess Challenge – Terafinals – Rishi does it again!

Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge 2020 UK Chess Challenge – Terafinals 5th Sept to 6th Sept 20 Platform – Lichess.org NEWS UPDATE (11/09/20): Rishi Vijaykumar by finishing runner-up in the Tera-Finals is the highest position a  Scottish player in all age groups has achieved! It just gets better and better! ——————————————————— Congratulations once again to Rishi…

NEW CHESS SCOTLAND GRADES: 2020-21+Achievements!

NEW CHESS SCOTLAND GRADES: 2020-21 The new Chess Scotland grades for season 2020-21 have now been updated on our website. This includes your normal and allegro grades. These grades will be used in all competitions you enter now. The TAFCA League online trial will still be using your 2019-20 grades as they started with them.…