CHESS SCOTLAND GRADING DATA

CHESS SCOTLAND GRADING DATA 2015-16 All the Castlehill grading data for season 2015-16 has been submitted to Chess Scotland. (Deadline 1st July). Please check all the results on the Chess Scotland website and if any errors please contact Ray Noble ASAP! PLEASE REMEMBER: All Castlehill competition matches from now on will be for the new…

CLUB NIGHT REPORT: JUNIOR HIGH!

THURSDAY 23rd JUNE 2016: Club Night It`s summer… The Uni are holding a Garden Party outside for the graduates… The sun was blistering hot… And guess what? It was another busy night at Castlehill Chess Club Dundee as we had 25 people down at the club. Not only that but seven of them were juniors…

The 8th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2016: Update

The 8th Ian McNab Memorial 2016 Well despite Euro 16 being on we had 10 players playing in the Ian McNab opening themed Memorial. The opening was the Danish Gambit accepted and what a fun night we had with it! Declan Shafi was one of the players entered and he has won this title jointly…

The 8th IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2016

The 8th Ian McNab Memorial takes place this THURSDAY 16th JUNE, 7:30pm sign-in. 5 round Swiss 15 minutes each player Opening themed (so you will be playing the opening from both sides!) Games “DO NOT” go for grading Not many votes but the winner by a whisker was: Danish Attack Accepted: 1. e4 e5 2. d4 exd4 3. c3 dxc3 4.…

BOB DUNN SUMMER COMPETITION 2016

BOB DUNN SUMMER COMPETITION 2016 The 2nd round draw is up on the website now. The deadline is Thursday 28th July 2016. Please contact your opponent asap and find a date. Please keep me in the loop and remember to check our website calendar to avoid clashing with other events you might want to play…

IAN McNAB OPENING THEMED MEMORIAL 2016

The 8th Ian McNab Memorial: Thursday 16th June 2016 Here are the opening suggestions so far for the Ian McNab Memorial. Please vote for your choice of opening. Vote closes this Sunday 12th June, 1pm. Then the winner will be posted on Facebook and website. VOTE NOW!   Benko Gambit: 1.d4 Nf6 2.c4 c5 3.d5…

5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX RESULTS (3rd)

5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX The 3rd 5-minute on Wednesday 2nd June was a very busy night with 16 players entered (Sorry for delay in report but had problems with tables!). So busy in fact we had to split it into two groups to make sure everybody got a game and we could finish all the matches!…

IAN McNAB MEMORIAL 2016

The 8th Ian McNab Opening themed memorial takes place on Thursday 16th June, 7:30pm sign-in. This is a 5 round 15 minutes each player format. We have some interesting suggestions this year for an opening, a.k.a. Ian McNab style! Please check them out and let me know which one you would like to see used.…