OPENING NIGHT OF THE NEW YEAR 2016!

Well that`s the festive break over and now back to chess business! Castlehill Chess Club Dundee are open again starting tomorrow Thursday 7th January from the new time of 6:30pm! We are opening from 6:30pm for junior chess coaching (New Junior chess club venture!!). But anybody who wishes to start any of their matches earlier…

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

To all our past, present and future members of Castlehill Chess Club Dundee. To all the chess players in TAFCA, Chess Scotland and the world. To everybody on planet earth May we wish you all a very Happy New Year! Remember today, is the first blank page of a 366 page book Write a good…

J.R.CHALMERS GRAND PRIX 2015-16

The J.R.Chalmers Grand Prix table has been updated with the latest league and TAFCA Allegro results! It`s good reading for Castlehill Chess Club Dundee so far with Declan Shafi top of the pile with 9 points, and Dan Thompson in second place on 8½ points!  Hard on their heels is the defending champion David Findlay…

BENIDORM CHESS INTERNATIONAL 2015

Report by Alastair Dawson On November 27th, nine Scots chess players traveled to Spain to start Round 1 of the Benidorm Chess International U-2000 tournament. On the following day they were joined by myself and our top player representative, Philip Giulian,  who was competing in the much tougher U-2300 event also held in the same…

TAFCA ALLEGRO 2015

The 6th TAFCA Allegro 2015: Sunday 13th December: Alison`s Bar, Camperdown Road, Ardler, Dundee. Congratulations go to St.Andrews Lone Ranger Andrew Ward for winning against all the odds the TAFCA Allegro! The full report is on the TAFCA website “Here” But how did the Castlehill players get on? Well once again Castlehill had the most…

LIVERPOOL QUADRANGULAR: 5-6 DEC 2015

LIVERPOOL QUADRANGULAR: Liverpool Collage: 5-6 Dec 2015: Castlehill Chess Club Dundee had 4 players picked to represent Scotland in the annual Liverpool Quadrangular competition between juniors from North England, Scotland and Wales! Experienced Quadrangular Declan Shafi was not only in the Under 16 team, he was CAPTAIN! Euan Dawson was also in the under 16…

TAFCA LEAGUE REPORT: Mon 7th Dec 2015

TAFCA Div 2: Monday 7th December: Perth C v Castlehill D Castlehill D`s captain Colin Young has had his work cut out getting a full team out so far this campaign and last night was no exception! With only hours to go he still only had three players on board and was awaiting on a…