CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th Feb 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th February 2018 For Castlehill this was a quiet night with only 30 players down, including 7 juniors! TAFCA Div 1: Castlehill C ½. Perth A 3½ It was always going to be a tough ask against a strong Perth A and so it proved. Subhayu Banerjee (1359) playing up got…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Feb:

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Feb 18 (A long read!) Tonight we reached 40 players down at the club. Just amazing! As usual we had the juniors in first. The Junior Club Championship has now spilt into 3 groups. The top group and Club Championship hopefuls are made up of the top six players from…

Caslehill B away to Kirkcaldy A

A report from Alastair Dawson on last night’s Kirkcaldy A-Castlehill B match: “Your boys [Castlehill B] put in a super performance last night 4-0 [against Kirkcaldy A]. First to finish Robert J after winning a Rook then simplifying. Second Ben against Stuart Blythe – After 1 hour of play Ben asked me what the time…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP: Round 4 draw

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP: Round 4 draw – Thurs 8th March 18 After 3 rounds we have 5 joint leaders, including the current champion, Declan Shafi (J), going for his 4th championship in a row! Joining him are; D. Kosznik; A.Dawson; Ramit Kanodia (J10) & Josh Cargill (J16). It is fantastic to see so many juniors in…

CHESS SCOTLAND: Spens Cup S/F

CHESS SCOTLAND – SPENS CUP S/F Sunday 4th February 2018: 12:30pm – Castlehill Chess Club Dundee Castlehill v Edinburgh Civil Service Castlehill just lost this one 3-2. We were evenly matched, but had players missing that could have changed the dynamics of the match. Mind you we got away with murder in the last round…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: “Oh woe is me!”

CLUB REPORT: Thursday 1st February 2018 Once again Castlehill Chess Club Dundee was bursting at the seams with people. We had over 38 players down from newbie’s, to old hands, oldies, to youngsters, etc, etc. The night unfortunately was not a good competitive night for Castlehill TAFCA teams. It was more like scenes from a…

TAFCA MATCH REPORT: Mon 29th Jan 18

TAFCA MATCH REPORT – Monday 29th January 2018: Div 2: Perth B v Castlehill C Well Castlehill C rocked into Perth Chess Club as big favourites to win against Perth B. Grading wise on all boards we out graded them with the team average grades being: Perth 1290; Castlehill 1508. Of course things do not…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT or BURNS NIGHT!

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT: Thurs 25th Jan 18 Burns Night Special! Another busy one at Castlehill with 37+ down at the club. Most players were taking part in round 3 of our Club Championship. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Round 3: “The best laid schemes o’ mice and men” There were some outstanding matches played and some of the…

CS SPENS CUP: What a match! Board Count?

CHESS SCOTLAND: SPENS CUP Saturday 20th January 2018: 1pm; Castlehill v Glorney Juniors Report by Keith Rose We met Glorney Juniors from Aberdeen in the Spens Cup on Sat 20th Jan. On paper we could have expected to win comfortably. We got off to a bad start when Lloyd dropped a piece for pawn very…