CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 21st Nov 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 21st Nov 19 As usual another busy night’s chess at Castlehill Chess Club, Dundee with two TAFCA matches on as well as our own club stuff! TAFCA Div 3: Castlehill F 1½, Dundee E 2½ Congratulations to Dundee E on a fine win on the night. Lisa`s team put up a…

TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP (part two!)

TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP 2019-20  (Part Two: Dundee Chess Club) The 2nd of 5 events takes place at Dundee Chess Club on Tuesday 26th November 2019, 7:30pm. This is also part of the J.R.Chalmers Grand Prix events so points are up for grabs! Dundee Championship Holders 2018: Declan Shafi (Castlehill) & David Findlay (Dundee). FORMAT: 5…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP: Round 2 draw + dates!

CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2019-20 The 2nd round draw is now up on our website and is split over two club nights to easy pressure on the club.   Round Two (Part 1): Thurs 19th Dec 19; 7:30pm sign-in. Round Two (part 2): Thurs 9th Jan 20; 7:30pm sign-in.   Time-Control: 90 minutes both players all…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 7th Nov 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT + more: Thurs 7th Nov 19 Another busy night at Castlehill with some new possible members down checking out the club. Junior coaching and skittle games played, plus the last of the Club Championship 1st round matches.   CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP No big surprises in the first round as all the big guns…

TAFCA: Newport Knights A v Castlehill B

TAFCA: Newport Knights A v Castlehill B Twas the night after all the fireworks that Castlehill B travelled to Newport to face the Newport Knights A team. Would this be a damp squib? Or would someone produce some fireworks of their own! Castlehill B like the rest of the Castlehill teams are grading wise a…

SNCL – Rounds 1 & 2 Report: Sun 3

SNCL 2019-20, Sunday November 3rd: Report of rounds 1 and 2. And so that new 2019-20 Scottish National Chess League started at the Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline, yesterday. The SNCL is one of the premier chess events in Scotland and this year no less than 40+ teams and over 200 players competed across five Divisions.…

Club Night: 31/10/19

Well it may have been Halloween, but the club was still open and what a night it was with 39 people down at the club! We had 3 TAFCA matches in full swing, with the club playing host to teams from Dundee, University of St Andrews and Kirkcaldy! Doing Castlehill proud were three juniors on…

TAFCA NEWS! updated 30/10/19

TAFCA NEWS – updated: 30/10/19   TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP Tonight (Wed 30th Oct 19) see`s the TAFCA Allegro Championship series kicks off in Kirkcaldy (St.Clair Tavern, 2 St Clair Street Kirkcaldy, KY1 2AV)!   Yes the first of 5 events takes place at Kirkcaldy Chess Club, 7:30pm sign-in. It`s a great nights chess so if…

TAFCA MATCHES – CASTLEHILL TEAMS

TAFCA RESULTS – CASTLEHILL Well a busy couple of days for Castlehill!   On Monday 28th Oct Castlehill A played Perth A in Perth. It was an eventful night to say the least and our “A” team did have chances to take something from the match! But alas it was congratulations to Perth A as…

CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (Round 1 draw)

CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2019-20 Well here we go again for another season with our premier club event, the Castlehill Club Championship 2019-20. Thank you all for entering this year and so far we have an amazing 46 players entered! There is still time for stragglers to enter, but for now the full 1st round draw is up on our…