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…

Perth Chess Congress 2019: Report

Perth Chess Congress Report, 8-10th February 2019 Report by Alastair Dawson   Chess players from the two chess clubs in Dundee – Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club – took part in the Perth Chess Congress that was held this weekend, 8-10th February 2019, at the Salutation Hotel, Perth. It was a wonderful event, a great…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 7th Feb 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 7th Feb 19 Another 40+ night at Castlehill again! They all seem to be coming out the woodwork these nights and long may it continue! We had an amazing 3 TAFCA matches on, plus club competitions and junior coaching. TAFCA Div 1 Castlehill A 1½, Perth A 2½ A disappointing night…

CLUB REPORT: Thurs 10th Jan 19

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 10th Jan 19   The first club night of 2019 saw 36 players down, 13 of them juniors! Great start for 2019 and we still had players missing!   CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP It war round 3 of the Club Championship (Part One) with 9 matches on. Ray Flood (1512) 0 – 1…