AYR CHESS CONGRESS 2018 REPORT:

AYR CHESS CONGRESS – Fri-Sun; 25th to 27th May 2018 Mercure Hotel, Ayr. The Ayr Congress is a very good congress, in a nice venue and it was disappointing to note there were fewer entries this year than before. I would not like to see it fall of the Chess Calendar. Hopefully this will not…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 24th May 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 24th May 2018 Good night’s chess with 27 players down. We had one Random Knockout match on, but the night belonged to the 5-Minute Grand Prix. RANDOM KNOCKOUT Roy Morris (1531) ½, Innes Ford (ug) ½ Great result for Innes grading wise. Roy is a very experienced player so Innes can…

BOB DUNN SUMMER 2018

BOB DUNN SUMMER Round 2 Draw The 2nd round of the Bob Dunn Summer draw is now up on our website. The Summer night is Thursday 7th June 2018 (3 weeks from now). Please contact your opponent ASAP to either confirm you can play that night, or need to find an alternative date.   To…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 17th May 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 17th May 2018 Another busy night with 28 players down for a game of chess. We had 7 summer round one matches down to play, plus a ladder. BOB DUNN SUMMER Paul Shafi (1584) & (1377) Ray Flood drew Alan Woodcock (1380)1, (1170) Marten Kats 0 Ramit Kanodia (J) (725)1, (1129)…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 10th May 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 10th May 2018 Like last week we only had use of the common room and library, etc. It was less busy this week which to be honest helped under the circumstances. Anyway we still packed a lot in with some summer 1st round matches, a simul and some junior coaching using…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 3rd May 2018

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 3rd May 2018 Due to a prior booking we only had use of the common room and library which limited our space and options. A big thank you to Jill Webster, who runs the Chaplaincy and is a member of our chess club as well Jill organised extra tables so we…

CASTLEHILL TAFCA SUMMARY 2017-18:

TAFCA SEASON 2017- 18 Castlehill Report While we would have liked to win everything going in TAFCA, that was always going to be a hard ask! Was our season as a club good or bad? I will leave that up to you to decide! Castlehill had 6 teams entered this season, the most by any…

ABERDEEN CHESS CONGRESS Report 2018

ABERDEEN CHESS CONGRESS BW Summerhill Hotel Fri 20th to Sun 23rd April 2018 Once again it has to be said the Congress Director, organisers, helpers and Arbiters pulled it off again and produced a great chess congress. Very well organised, attentive, accommodating and friendly. Great job everyone, a pat on the back from all at…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 19th April 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 19th April 2018 40 players down on a busy internal club competition night. We had Club Championship; Random Knockout, Ladder and Junior matches, plus coaching! Phew I am tired already! CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Round 5 We had ten Club Championship matches on tonight. There were no major shocks and all the results…