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“…

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…