GLORNEY GILBERT JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL 2020

GLORNEY GILBERT JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL 2020 (Mon 27th July – Fri 31st July 20)  The Glorney Junior Festival starts tonight (Mon 27th July 20) at 6:30pm when Scotland takes on the Netherlands.   The festival runs from Monday 27th July to Friday 31st July on Lichess, all matches start at 6:30pm. This involves 6 countries;…

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE (Match Report)

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE – Match Report   Castlehill Dragons 2nd match of their campaign for league dominance was an away match against St.Andrews Bee Movie on Thurs 23rd July 20, 7:30pm. Now this was St.Andrews first match as they had a free week the last time. They are a bit of an unknown team as…

CASTLEHILL SUMMER FUN ONLINE!

CASTLEHILL SUMMER FUN SWISS – Report   10 players entered for this first ever Castlehill Online Summer Fun tournament.  This is a four round Swiss with the time-control of 90 minutes each player. The first round (Mon 13th July) as normal pitted the top half of the draw against the bottom half of the draw,…

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE (Match Report!)

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE – Match Report (16/07/20) Castlehill Chess Club`s top two teams kicked off their  TAFCA League online division one campaign on Thursday 16th July with a derby match against each other! Castlehill Armadillo`s (Avg grade 1861) & Castlehill Bandicoot`s (Avg grade 1496)! Armadillo`s (“A” team) were heavy favourites with plenty armour, but the Bandicoot`s (“B” team) showed…

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE – Match Report (9/07/20)

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE – Match Report Castlehill Chess Club kicked off it`s TAFCA League online campaign on Thursday 9th July with the division two derby between; Castlehill Dragons (Avg grade 1047) & Castlehill Cobra`s (Avg grade 1367)! Cobra`s (“C” team) were heavy favourites with a lot of bite, but did not get it all their…

Castlehill CC Summer Fun Online 2020

Castlehill CC Summer Fun Online The round one draw is now up on our website and the matches take place this Monday 13th July 20, 7:30pm   All matches take place on lichess and the time-control is 90 minutes both players, just like the OTB Summer.   It`s still not to late to enter. but…

Rishi Vijayakumar J8 Double trouble!

CASTLEHILL NEWS – Rishi Vijayakumar J8 – Double trouble! As a club we have a good and proud tradition of bringing through some good juniors over the years, and this season we have the emerging junior talent of Rishi Vijayakumar J8! Rishi is a very keen and eager chess player who is always looking to…

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE 2020

TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE 2020 The time is coming up fast as the new “TAFCA LEAGUE ONLINE” starts on Tues 7th July with the division two derby; Dundee Centrosaurus` v Dundee Datousaurus` Castlehill start their campaign off on Thurs 9th July 20, 7:30pm with division two match: Castlehill Dragons v Castlehill Cobra`s Captains please have your…

Castlehill Summer Fun Online!

CASTLEHILL SUMMER FUN ONLINE TOURNAMENT 2020 Lets try again with this tournament and see what entries we can muster up! Would have been in touch sooner, but been very busy with setting up TAFCA League Online! Closing date for entries is Thurs 9th July. After that I will do the draw and upload to website.…

TAFCA CHAMPIONS 2019-20 season!

TAFCA TROPHY WINNERS 2019-20 TAFCA held their AGM (25/05/20) by Zoom (video conference software) and ended the 2019-20 season and declared all the champions/winners for all it`s competitions apart from the TAFCA Knockout which is still in limbo (more later). The COVID-19 pandemic spoilt the season but TAFCA were lucky compared to some sports as…