CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 22nd Mar 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 22nd March 18 Oh what a night! Middle of March and three teams come a calling at Castlehill! We had 38+ down at the club tonight. 3 TAFCA matches and one Random Knockout match. We also had a Dundee Club Championship match at our club. There was meant to be a…

The 10th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2018

The 10th IAN McNAB OPENING THEMED MEMORIAL 2018. The Ian McNab Memorial will take place on Thursday 26th April 2018. FORMAT 5 round Swiss 15 minutes each player Opening themed tournament Matches “DO NOT” go for grading   OPENING USED IN LAST NINE YEARS   # Opening 2016-17 The Monkey`s Bum 2015-16 Danish Attack Accepted:…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2017-18: Rd 5 (Last!)

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND 5 (Last) The last round (5th) of our Club Championship is here. This will take place on Thursday 19th April. If you can`t make that date, then you need to contact your opponent to find an alternative date, if possible before the deadline. But as it`s the last round you have more…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th March 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th March 18 On a rainy and cold night we managed 34 plus tonight! It was also busy regards matches on. 2 TAFCA, 3 Club Championship and 1 Junior Club Championship. TAFCA Div 1 Castlehill A 3½, Perth B ½ Perth B could only manage 3 players tonight which is always…

BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT Entries are now being taken for this tournament. Closing date for entries is 12th April. The first round night is Thursday 10th May. This is a 4 round Swiss event; 90 minutes both players for all moves; Win=3pts; Draw=1pt; Lose=0pts; Defending champion is Roy Morris.   Please support this Club Competition…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th March 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th March 18 Well tonight saw the 4th round of the Club Championship on and boy did we get a turnout or what! Not all the matches have been played due to one thing or another, and some had been played in advance but with an amazing 46 (Forty-Six!) players down…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 1st March 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 1st March 2018 Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow, but you will never close Castlehill Chess Club! As you would except with the weather conditions, our chess club was not so busy as normal. We had 14 hardy players down for a game of chess, some snow boarding…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 22nd Feb 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 22nd Feb 2018 What was promising to be a very, very busy night, was made easier by Kirkcaldy A having to postpone there match against Castlehill A. Despite that we still had 29 players down for a game of chess! TAFCA Results Div 2 Castlehill F 0, Dundee C 4 Castlehill…

SNCL: Round 5 & 6: Sun 18th Feb 18

SNCL (Scottish National Chess League): Rd 5 & 6: Sun 18th Feb 18 In division One Dundee City A keep top spot. Dundee City B hold their own in division 2 and Dundee City C perform above their grade in division Four! For a full report by Alastair Dawson, go to our SNCL page “here“…