2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Round 9 report

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 6th June 21 – 19:04 hrs (7.04 pm) Round 9 Dundee City A 13, Bloemfontein Wild Knights Club A 9 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black & white): Time-Control – 10…

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 – Round 9 match

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 6th June 21 – 19:00hrs (7.00pm) Round 9 Dundee City A v Bloemfontein Wild Knights Club A   Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black & white): Time-Control – 10 minutes+5 seconds…

CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT – Arena 55

CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 3rd June 21 – Arena 55 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm   Congratulations to Richard Kynoch who takes his 1st place tally to 5 after running away with this event on 24 points! Runner-up, Euan Murray was way behind on 17 points, but this is the 4th time he has finished…

CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT Q/Final report & S/F draw

CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT Report – Q/Finals – 30/05/21   All four Q/Finals produced a “blackwash” as all players with the black side won! The only surprise win grading wise was Marten Kats beating Keith Rose. Having said that being played online, Marten is having the better results than Keith who is not so keen on…

CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX – Round 2

CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX Thurs 27th May 21 – Round 2 – 7 round Swiss Congratulations to Richard Polaczek IM on finishing in top spot on 6 points in the 2nd Castlehill Quick-Play event. There are 5 in total and the player with the most points after the 5 events will be crowned champion. In…

TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE 20-21 (Online): Season`s report

TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE 2020-21 (Online) 2020-21 Season`s report   Well that`s the TAFCA Winter league 2020-21 officially over and what a season it was! Held online due to the current pandemic, it was a season with a difference. Chess can count itself lucky in comparison to our sports due to the fact we could transfer…

THURSDAY NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION: Arena 54

THURSDAY NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 20th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control – 5 Minutes + 3 seconds Arena 53 Congratulations to Euan Murray on his 8th first place finish in this competition! He was up against stiff competition but proved too strong in the closing straight ending up on 17 points! He is…

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 – Round 9

2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black & white): Time-Control – 10 minutes+5 seconds increments Sunday 16th May 21 – 1704hrs (5.04pm) Round 9 Dundee City B (5 – 5) Novorossiysk (Russian) Dundee…

BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 Report Rd1

BOB DUNN SUMMER CHAMPIONSHIPS 2021 Four round Swiss: 60 minutes + 30 seconds   Well despite the pandemic or maybe because of it, we had a fantastic response to the summer tournament with 26 players taking part in round one. The match night was Mon 10th May, 21, with a few matches played on other…

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION: Ba-ba-Babin!

THURS NIGHT WEEKLY COMPETITION Thurs 13th May 21 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Arena 53 – 5 Minutes plus 3 seconds increments   Congratulations to Andre Babin taking first place on 22 points. This is his 8th top podium place, his last win on Thurs 1st April 21. He is a regular on the chess circuit…