CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP: Round 2 draw

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2016-17 The first round is completed and the new format seems to be working okay, bar a tweak or two!  In round one we had two shock results, with the rest going to the form book. Robbie McLeod (1005) won a fantastic game against Colin Young (1329). If only he played like that…

CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP 2016

CHESS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Carlsen v Karjakin The World Chess Championship Match 2016, held from 11 to 30 November, will be contested by 25 year old reigning champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway and his challenger, 26 year old Sergey Karjakin of Russia — and this is the first time that two players who have come of…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2016-17

RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2016-17 23 players in this years competition. The draw is now up on our website. 7 prelims to be played by Thurs 2nd Feb 2017. The 1st round draw is also up and the deadline for that is Thurs 30th March 2017. Please contact your opponents asap to arrange a date. Remember we…

LADDER UPDATE: 12/11/16

LADDER UPDATE: 12/11/16

All the ladder tables have been updated. If you see any errors or have any questions please let me know.

 

Table One early leader is Colin Young: Table Two early leaders are Euan Dawson & Keith Rose & Table Three leader is Wei Bin Chan!

 

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CLUB NIGHT UPDATE: 10/11/16

Thurs 10th Nov: Club Update. The Club Championship night was an outstanding success with 8 matches on. In all in round one we have 12 matches with 5 rearranged for another night. Including juniors we had an astonishing 33 players down! The atmosphere was electric and I think all players involved enjoyed the format. CLUB…

CLUB NIGHT UPDATE: 3/11/16

Thurs 3rd Nov: Club Night update What a night we had at Castlehill! Over 32 people down at the chess club including 7 juniors! TAFCA Div 1 Results Castlehill A 3, Dundee C 1 This result does not tell the story, but in the end it was a win! Castlehill C 1, Dundee A 3…

SNCL: Sunday 30th Oct 2016

Dundee City: Scottish National Chess League – Report Rounds 1 and 2, Sunday October 30th 2016 A joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. The three Dundee City teams had an excellent first day at the SNCL in Dunfermline. The A team embarked again for that elusive quest of a Championship…

Thurs 27th Oct: Club Update Another bust night at Castlehill with 23 players down tonight, including 7 juniors!   TAFCA LEAGUE Unfortunately it has not been a good week for Castlehill teams in TAFCA. Wed 26th Oct Div 1 Kirkcaldy A 3, Castlehill C 1   Tonight (Thurs 27th Oct) Div 2 Castlehill E 1,…

BOB DUNN SUMMER 2016

BOB DUNN SUMMER 2016 Its been a long time coming, but we are near the end of the Summer competition at last. Congratulations go to Pawel Kosior for reaching the magic 12 points after winning against Keith Rose in round 4. This means he has won the Summer as he cannot be overtaken now, but…

GRADING INFO

GRADING INFO: 27/10/16 All grading data has been submitted for the remaining competitions from last year with the exception of round four and five of the summer (still on going!). Club Championship Round 5 (main) Summer Rounds 2 & 3 (Main) Ladder final 2015-16 (Allegro) Random Knockout Semi & Final (Main) Please check it out…