CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT Round 8 Update!

THE FIGHT TO PLAY WORLD CHESS CHAMPION MAGNUS CARLSON CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT – June 17th to July 5th July 22 – Madrid Spain Round 8 – Sun 26th June 22 UPDATE What an 8th round in the candidate’s tournament! Leader Nepomniachtchi draws in double quick time, leaving the door open for Caruana to draw level! This…

FIDE WORLD SENIORS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS – Report

FIDE WORLD SENIORS TEAM CHAMPIONSHIPS Acqui Terme, Italy – 19th – 30th June 22 Time-Control: 90 minutes first 40 moves, then 30 minutes + 30 seconds increment from 41st move Tournament 50+ – 9 rounds   Scotland has one team in the 50+ tournament and are seeded 11th in a field of 23 teams with England…

FIDE CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT – Update 25/06/22

THE FIGHT TO PLAY WORLD CHESS CHAMPION MAGNUS CARLSON CANDIDATES TOURNAMENT – June 17th to July 5th July 22 – Madrid Spain UPDATE: 25/06/22 After six rounds Ian Nepomniachtchi (Russia) leads the field on his own by ½ a point (4½) from Fabiano Caruana (USA) on 4 points. There are still eight rounds to go…

IMPORTANT CLUB VENUE NEWS

IMPORTANT CLUB VENUE NEWS This is just a reminder that Castlehill Chess Club is closed tonight, Thurs 16th June 22 due to ongoing venue building work. This is the third week in a row we have been shut which we offer our apologies for but is out of our control. It is very frustrating but…