BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT 2018

BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT 2018 IT`s Summertime and you know what that means? Yes the Summer Championship is here at last! Can`t guarantee the weather, but I can guarantee some crackers of matches with a lot of twists and turns over the four rounds! Now due to the venue only having the common room available…

IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2018: Date & Rules!

The 10th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2018 The 10th Ian McNab Memorial takes place on Thursday 26th April 2018, 7:30pm sign-in. In an overwhelming response the clear winner is the 960 Chess (Fischer Random). I have now closed the vote early to give players a chance to find out/get used to the format/rules of this chess…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT DRAW

RANDOM KNOCKOUT: Round 2 draw The draw for the 2nd round of the Random Knockout is now up on our website. The deadline is Thurs 24th May. Please contact your opponent asap (Keep me in the loop please!) and set a date. Remember check the website for whats on at our club because we are…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 12th April 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 12th April Another busy night again at Castlehill with 32 players down. TAFCA Div 1 result Castlehill B 2½, Perth A 1½ this was the last TAFCA match of the year and what a way to finish it off by upsetting the odds and beating Perth A! Euan Dawson (1727) on…

EDINBURGH CONGRESS 2018 REPORT:

EDINBURGH CHESS CONGRESS: Fri 6th -Sun 8th April 2018 Results for the Edinburgh Congress were slow in coming but here are the outcomes for our members: In the Premier Tournament Declan’s fine result is probably well-known by now – 4/5, second equal, tournament rating 2380, East of Scotland Champ and the Junior prize. Great performance.…

TAFCA KNOCKOUT FINAL: Mon 9th April

TAFCA TIME HANDI-CAP KNOCKOUT FINAL 2017-18 Castlehill C v Perth (at Castlehill CC) Monday 9th April 2018 Finding a date was proving difficult so Castlehill rolled back the years and arranged for the chess club to be open on Monday to get the final played. Monday was always a popular night when we were a…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 5th April 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 5th April 2018 We had another good turnout with 31 players down for 5 minutes. Well a 5-Minute tournament that lasted 1½ to 2 hours! Yes it was the first of 5 5-Minute Grand Prix nights over 5 months. But first we had 3 Random Knockout matches and one Junior Club…

5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX

5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX – Thurs 5th April 2018 Yes at last the first 5-Minute Grand Prix is here! The 1st one of 5 takes place this THURSDAY 5th April, 7:30pm sign-in. Andy Rowe is the defending champion. If you wish to play in it, just turn up on the night. For all the rules, etc…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP REPORT: Thurs 29th March 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 29th March 18 Another busy night, but not as busy as it should have been. TAFCA Kirkcaldy A could not make tonight against our “A” team. Perth B were down to play our “B” team but did not show up? We shall need to investigate this matter! CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Rd5 Roy…

SNCL: DUNDEE CITY A CHAMPIONS 2017-18

SNCL (Scottish National Chess League); Round 7(last): Sunday 25th March 2018 Dundee City A are SNCL Division One Champions 2017-18 after beating Edinburgh 1 in the final match! We only needed a draw but why settle for that!     From left to right as you look at it: David Findlay; Declan Shafi; Edwin Spencer;…