THE 12TH BOBBY GOW MEMORIAL 2015

Well a very good turnout overall with 33 people down to play or watch! Castlehill with 24 players easily out numbered their local rivals Dundee ! While 8 players from Dundee does not seem a lot they had three of their big regular players unavailable due to holidays, work and illness. But to be honest…

CASTLEHILL AGM

This is just to remind you that our AGM will take place on Thursday 2nd Spetember at 7.45. I anticipate the business will be complete by about 9 pm. The honourable (:-D ) Treasurer recommends no change to our subs – £15 per adult, £7.50 for a junior attending school, £20 adult/child combo. You can…

LADDER FINAL

Congratulations to Keith Rose for winning in style the Ladder final! He never lost a match and was a deserved winner. This was a strong final line up and Ray was finally dethroned after 3 years of success! Three of the players won a medal in the qualifying sections with one player qualifying in the…

RANDOM KNOCKOUT FINAL

Former Knockout champion Fergus Milne topples the current champion Andy Rowe to take the 2014-15 title! It was a gripping match which looked like going Andy’s way. At one stage Fergus at first thought Andy had a forced checkmate! In the end it was not and as time trouble approached Fergus came into his own…

5-MINUTE GRAND PRIX

Well what a finish on the night! A new guy called Phillip (English version for easy of use!) played only three matches but had to leave before the end. He won all three including one against Declan! He is about 1800 so would be a good edition to our ranks. But alas he is only…

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP

Another great Club Championship with history being made on two fronts! Our smiling assassin, Declan Shafi faced the best we have and wiped them off the face of the earth being undefeated to become the first ever junior and youngest ever Castlehill Club Champion! To add to that his dad Paul Shafi finished runner-up to…

GLORNEY-GILBERT JUNIOR INTERNATIONAL 19-23 JULY 2015

Ireland are the hosts this year for one of the top junior international events in the calendar! Scotland’s squads have been announced and Castlehill are proud to have two representative from our club picked. Declan Shafi (Who else!) is named in the top (Glorney) team, with Euan Dawson in the Robinson team. Good luck to…

122ND SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP 2015

Well now the dust has settled and all the info is in what can we say? Declan Shafi had a wonderful tournament in a very strong field of 104 players. Declan was seeded 43rd and finished on 5½ points out of 9. He finished in equal 16th place which is amazing! He also got a…