WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2018: reports by Ichess.net

WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 – LONDON Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana (Ichess.net  & Guardian reports) DAY 8 ASAP DAY 7 World Championship 2018 Game 7: No Wins In Sight (Ichess.net) Game seven of the World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana again ended in a draw. It’s was the seventh draw out of…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT DRAW 2018-19

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19   The draw for the Random Knockout is now up on our website. We had 28 entries and the first round of matches are the prelims (13 of them). Four players get a bye into the next round.   The prelims “MUST” be played by or on Thursday 7th Feb 2019. The…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19 All entries (28 so far!) are now up on our website. The draw will be done at the weekend (Sunday 18th Nov). So if you have not entered yet but wish to do so “PLEASE” contact me ASAP! If you find yourself entered for some reason but do not wish to play,…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th Nov 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 15th Nov 18 Just a normal night at Castlehill with 36 players down! CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP (Round 1-part 2) 11 matches played tonight which made it a busy nights competitive chess! Results G.Thomas ½ – ½ Colin Young (Great draw in the end Colin) R.Akula 0 – 1 C.Wilson E.Walton 1 –…

WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 – Carlsen v Caruana

WORLD CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 – LONDON Magnus Carlsen v Fabiano Caruana (Ichess.net  & Guardian reports)   DAY 8 ASAP DAY 7 World Championship 2018 Game 7: No Wins In Sight (Ichess.net) Game seven of the World Chess Championship Match between Magnus Carlsen and Fabiano Caruana again ended in a draw. It’s was the seventh draw out…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Nov 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 8th Nov 18 Another one of those busy nights with over 35 players, including juniors down for a game of chess and some coaching! It was Club Championship night, top half of the draw, with the bottom half next week! CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Results Andy Rowe (1545) 0, (2114) Declan Shafi 1…

SNCL (Scottish National Chess League) Report Rd 1 & 2

Scottish National Chess League: 2018-19 – Rounds 1 and 2, November 4th, 2018, Dunfermline Report by Alastair Dawson   The new 2018-19 SNCL chess season kicked off in Dunfermline yesterday. Dundee City ( a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club & Dundee Chess Club) have 4 teams registered this year. The A team start as reigning…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT…plus! Thurs 1st Nov 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT PLUS!: Thurs 1st Nov 18 Busy, busy, busy with over 34 players down for a game of chess, 11 of them juniors! JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Results (Only 2 matches played?) Krish 1, Tom 0 Ramit 1, Max 0 Ramit is closing the gap between himself in 2nd place and our current leader…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 25th Oct 18

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 25th Oct 18 Sorry for late post but have been dealing with the Dundee Congress, TAFCA Allegro and J.R.Chalmers website info. Better late than never! A less hectic night at the club with only 20 players down, 9 of them juniors! With the Dundee Congress and the TAFCA Allegro, I am…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2018-19 Entries are now being taken for this seasons Random Knockout competition. Closing date for entries is Thursday 8th November 2018. Time-Control: 75 minutes each player. All matches go for normal grading. Draw done after each round is completed. The defending champion is Ray Noble!   For more info and round deadline dates…