JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19: Update

JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2018-19 Update – 13/03/19 Games have been a bit slow in coming this year, something we will need to address. While we want the kids to have fun, they are here to learn and play chess! Rishabh Akula tops the table on 13 points despite suffering a shock loss to Haoqi Zang…

TAFCA MATCH REPORTS: Tues 12th March 19

TAFCA Div 1 – Wed 6th March 19 Kirkcaldy A 2, Castlehill C 2 Kirkcaldy Chess Club have a temporary new venue due to fire damage at the St.Clair Bowling Club.  The St.Clair Tavern got Ray Noble’s approval as it had a bar! It proved to be a good venue for playing chess as well.…

SPENS CUP REPORT & GAME: Sat 9th March 19

CHESS SCOTLAND – SPENS CUP  Saturday 9th March 2019 – Venue: Castlehill Chess Club Castlehill v Cathcart Castlehill were up against it playing a side that really should be in the Richardson Cup latter stages! Declan,Shafi; Sam Gregory; Andre Babin; Jan Barron-Majerik  and Paul Shafi  put up a great fight but in the end Cathcart…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT (Plus): Thurs 7th March 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 7th March 19 We had 40 players down (12 juniors!) for a game of chess on what was a very busy nights chess! Two TAFCA matches plus one Castlehill Knockout prelim match. We also had Junior Club Championship and a Ladder on! TAFCA Results Div 1 Castlehill A 4, Castlehill B…

TAFCA: ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIPS & J.R.CHALMERS GP

TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP PART FOUR DUNDEE The penultimate (part 4) series of the TAFCA Allegro Championship took place at Dundee Chess Club on Tuesday 26th February 2019. It was a great night’s chess and Dundee Chess Club were fantastic hosts on the night! Dundee pulled out all the stops and the only thing missing was…

SNCL Report: Sun 24th Feb 19

SNCL (Scottish National Chess League) – Rounds 5 & 6, Sunday 24th February 2019 Carnegie Conference Centre, Dunfermline. Dundee City Report (“A” & “B” & “C” & Juniors; A joint venture between Castlehill CC & Dundee CC) After the festive break, battles resumed once again for our 4 teams in the penultimate day at the…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 21st Feb 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 21st Feb 19 It was a special night with over 40 players down at the club tonight. Three TAFCA matches and a special guest, Scottish Champion for the past two years, Murad Abdulla (2256) FM! Murad was here to play Declan Shafi in a rearranged Dundee Club Championship match. Castlehill Chess…

TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP (part 4)

TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP (part 4) Dundee Chess Club Tuesday 26th February 2019   The 4th part of the 5 part series, in the “TAFCA Allegro Championship” takes place on Tuesday 26th February at“DUNDEE CHESS CLUB”, 7:30pm sign-in. Your support of this event so far has been fantastic and we look forward to seeing you all again at Dundee Chess Club on the 26th…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 14th Feb 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 14th Feb 19 A less busy night with 21 players down for a game of chess. Only two club matches on plus a few junior club championship matches, and plenty of coaching. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Round 3 result Krish Akula J11 (488) 0, Alan Woodcock (1401) 1 Alan was just too strong…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 1st round draw

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19 (1st round draw) There are still a couple of matches left to play from the prelim (please arrange asap!), but the draw for the 1st round is now up on our website. The deadline for the 1st round is Thursday 28th March 2019.  Please contact your opponents asap to give you both…