CLUB NIGHT REPORT: 27/07/17

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: 27th July 2017 At this time of year 9 players down is not bad, especially as a good few are on holiday now! The 4th 5-Minute Grand Prix took place with 5 players in it. The old man of the club, Graham Atkins, turned back the hands of time and blew the…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 20th July

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 20th July 2017 Well what a turnout at our club tonight with over 16 people down. This despite the fact there is two big tournaments on the go in Dundee this week. The 150th  Anniversary GM Tournament and the 124th Scottish Championships in which we have players either playing or organising.…

BOB DUNN SUMMER 2017

THE BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIP 2017 The 4th and last round draw is now up on our website. Only two players on full points and they meet each other other to decide who will be the 2017 Summer champion! Yes Ray Noble and Roy Morris both won their 3rd round matches, just, after both being…

150 & SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS: STV FILMING

NEWS…IMPORTANT NEWS…Mon 17th July 2017 150th Anniversary Dundee GM Tournament & Scottish Championships STV have been at the Bonar Hall filming a report on the 150 & Scottish today Monday 17th July 2017. The news article will be shown on STV tonight (Mon 17th July) at 18:10hrs (6:10pm). This is good news for Dundee and…

Scottish Championships, Dundee

Scottish Championships update: International Open round 1 (Sat) IM Mark Orr (2140) 1 – 0 Ben Volland (1723) Tom Constance (1639) ½ – ½ Andrew Green (2065) Declan Shafi (2013) 1 – 0 Rachel Lorna Smith (1529) Alastair Dawson (1793) 0 – 1 FM Tim Wall (2242) FM Charles Storey (2214) 1 – 0 Euan…

DUNDEE 150 ANNIVERSARY & SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017

DUNDEE 150 ANNIVERSARY EVENT & SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS 2017 The Dundee 150 Anniversary Event kicks off on Friday at 1 pm in the Hampton by Hilton Hotel. It then moves to the Bonar Hall from Saturday until Sunday 23rd, these games starting at 2 pm. Spectators are welcome, indeed, encouraged. On Saturday the Scottish Championships begin…

CLUB NIGHT UPDATE: 6/07/17

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: Thurs 6th July 2017 Another eventful night at Castlehill with 12 players down. Two matches were on in the Summer due to some players being unable to play on the 13th July. As it happens, it was also the top four players on full points (6)! Both the top players started badly…

CLUB REPORT PLUS!

CLUB REPORT: Thurs 22nd June 2017. Well another busy summer night with 18 players down, with 9 of them juniors! RANDOM KNOCKOUT Semi-Final Result Agnijo Banerjee 0, Ben Volland 1 Ben’s higher grade and experience told in the end, but Agnijo gave a good account of himself and showed once he starts playing on a…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT

RANDOM KNOCKOUT COMPETITION 2016-17 Congratulations to all 4 semi-finalist, Ben Volland (J); Agnijo Banerjee (J); Roy Morris & Ray Noble. It seems we have an equal share of juniors and seniors in the Knockout semi`s. Also there will be a new name on the trophy this year! But will it be a “wet behind the…

BEN VOLLAND: AYR CONGRESS

AYR OPEN CONGRESS (FIDE rated) Sometimes things pass the radar and you only notice it later by accident. Indeed this is what happened concerning Ben Volland who only scored 2 points in the Ayr Congress. But if you look closer you get a fantastic performance from the young man! Castlehill junior, Ben Volland J13 (1626):…