CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 22nd Aug 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: (Thurs 22nd Aug 19) Another belter of a chess night at Castlehill Chess Club! Over 34 players down, including juniors. It was the last night of the Summer, the 2nd part of the Junior Club Championship and the Random Knockout final. As I say a lot still going on! BOB DUNN SUMMER…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th Aug 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th Aug 19) Its chess night and that can mean only one thing…Castlehill Chess Club Dundee is open as usual! 26 players made it down and what a night of chess we had in store! QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX 14 players took part in the 5th (last) quick-play tournament of the season.…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Aug 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 8th Aug 19) By our standards a less busy night, but oh what a night indeed! We had 8 juniors down and Tom (J) kept them entertained all night with his mad cap sense of humour and his fog horn voice! LADDER This was the last night of the ladder qualifying…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 1st Aug 19)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 1st Aug 19) Another busy Summer night at Castlehill CC Dundee! Summer Rd 3 Result Keith Rose (1529) ½, (1383) Alan Woodcock ½ Great fighting result for Alan against an opponent graded higher then him! 4th Quick-Play Event GP We had 13 players (6 juniors!) in the penultimate Quick-Play of the…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 25th July 19)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 25th July 19) Another busy night at Castlehill with the 3rd round of the Bob Dunn Summer on. BOB DUNN SUMMER Not all matches were played tonight, but some top players got a scare, while others just suffered all night long! For all the results and standings so far, please visit…

126th Scottish Chess Championships 2019: Report

126th Scottish Chess Championships 2019: Sat 6th – 14th July 2019 Church Building Stewart’s Melville College Edinburgh. Castlehill Chess Club Dundee had three players in this years Scottish Championships. Declan Shafi (2146); Alastair Dawson & Ben Volland (1846) represented Castlehill & Dundee Chess Club and the City of Dundee! In a field of 66, Declan…

The Glorney Gilbert International 2019:

The Glorney Gilbert International 2019 Carrickdale Hotel and Spa, Co Louth, Ireland – 21st – 24th July 19   The event will comprise four separate tournaments, each a five-round all-play-all.   The Glorney Cup – 5 player U18 Open (ie born 2001 or later) The Gilbert Cup – 3 player U18 Girls (ie born 2001…

RISHI VIJAYAKUMAR J7 (Giga-sensation!)

2019 UK Chess Challenge Northern Gigafinal Under 7 Boys   Congratulation to Rishi Vijayakumar who finished runner-up in a field of 30 entries in the UK Chess Challenge Northern Gigafinal under 7 boys 2019 with a score of 5 out of 6! Not only that, he was ranked 28th out of 30!   Fantastic performance…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 18th July 19)

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 18th July 19) Another night at Castlehill with the place full of juniors and some adults! Not much on with only a Random Knockout tie-break match and then a semi-final match. RANDOM KNOCKOUT Results Q/F Ed Walton 1, G.Atkins 0 This was a 15 minute tie-break match after both drew there…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 11th July 19)

 CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Thurs 11th July 19) About 16 players down tonight, 5 of them juniors! The ladder was on tonight and we also had two new players down for a game of chess, one of them a very strong junior who played about 4 matches against our juniors, including, Rishabh and Krish and won…