People wanting to play in either or both of the club tournaments: please check your email. One final action is required.  [...]
Please check your email for the details of the Castlehill club tournaments 2021-22. If you haven't got an email (as of Monday 29th, 10 am) from me, I don't have your current email address, so please[...]
We are planning to run both online and over-the-board club tournaments this season. If you are interested in playing in either or both please email the Club Secretary, Trevor Harley, at trevor.harley@mac.com by Monday 29[...]
A season in Division 1 was always going to be difficult for the newly promoted Castlehill F team; I know how Norwich must feel. We have played three games in the TAFCA Online Winter League[...]
Another Thursday, another night on the Marie Celeste. Or so it nearly seemed. Six of us. Three old-stagers, one young-stager and two new lads. Still, some worthy tough games were played. Away from the club our[...]
Recent club results are a little late but here they are: Thursday 11th In Division 1 our B team hosted our A team. As is often the case the so-called ‘stronger’ team was held to a drawn[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 2nd November 21 – 7:30pm – Round Six Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.) REPORT RESULTS – Round[...]
Thursday Night Weekly Competition Arena 72 Thurs 28th Oct 21 8:10pm (20:10 hrs) to 9:40pm (21:40 hrs) Time-Control: 5 minutes + 3 seconds increments With TAFCA online league matches on and the OTB Chess Club back open again, this competition[...]
JUNIOR 4 NCL Thurs 28th Oct 21 Division Two – Group C – Round 6 East Kilbride Bishops (701) 4- 4 (576)Dundee City Juniors A good fighting draw for our juniors with Rishi Vijayakumar J10, leading by example on[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2021-22 Well here we go again as the TAFCA Winter League started off on Monday 18th October 21, 7:30pm. For this year it will stay online, but hopefully next season we will[...]
OXFORD v CAMBRIDGE VARSITY CHESS MATCH 2021 Saturday 23rd October 2021  RESULT Oxford 5½ - 2½ Cambridge   Our very own Decan Shafi was playing on board five for Cambridge in this years fixture and faced Akshaya Kalaiyalaham FM[...]
CASTLEHILL CHESS CLUB OPENS IT DOORS AGAIN AT LAST! Thurs 21st Oct 21 – 7:30pm – Chaplaincy Centre, Dundee Uni Campus   Oh boy it was good to have the chess club open again for OTB, face[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ONLINE COMP 21/10/21 – Arena 71 Time-Control – 2 minutes Bullet.  This was not only a tough night time control wise but also the start of the TAFCA league online and more importantly, it was[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 19th October 21 – 7:30pm – Round Five Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   RESULTS – Round[...]
OVER THE MOON NEWS Castlehill Chess Club Dundee Open it’s doors again tonight for OTB (Face to face) chess! It’s been a long time coming and I know everybody is looking forward to it, I know[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY 14/10/21 – Arena 70 Time-Control – 3 minutes Blitz.   Well another new time control of 3 minutes blitz with 8 players taking part. It was a very competitive night and we ended up with[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Thursday 14th October 21 – 6:00pm – Round Five Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 seconds increments (two matches each) (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee[...]
2020 CHESS LEAGUE – SEASON 2021-22 10 Rounds in total played – Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 second increments Two matches against the same opponent (black & white) Matches take place on “CHESS.COM”.   Dundee City teams are a joint[...]
CASTLEHILL CHESS CLUB DUNDEE – GRAND RE-OPENING At last our chess club will be opening again for OTB, Face to face chess! It’s been a long time coming and will unfortunately come with some restrictions due[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 06/10/21 – Arena 69 Time-Control – 4 minutes Blitz.   This is the first ever 4 minute blitz we have held and it seemed to go very well indeed. In all 10 players took part with[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 5th October 21 – 7:30pm – Round Four Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.) Division One –[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 30/09/21 – Arena 68 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds   For the second week in a row, Richard Kynoch takes top spot! Richard finished on 14 points and this makes it the 10th time[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Thursday 30th September 21 – 6:00pm – Round Four Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 seconds increments (two matches each) (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 21st September 21 – 7:30pm – Round Three Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   It was another[...]
2020 CHESS LEAGUE – SEASON 2021-22 10 Rounds in total played – Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 second increments Two matches against the same opponent (black & white) Matches take place on “CHESS.COM”.   Dundee City teams are a joint[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 16/09/21 – Arena 66 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds   Congratulations to Euan Murray who once again was in scintillating form crushing all before him to win this week with 8 wins out of[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Thursday 16th September 21 – 6:00pm – Round Three Time-Control: 10 minutes + 5 seconds increments (two matches each) (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 7th September 21 – 7:30pm – Round Two Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   What a night[...]
UK CHESS CHALLENGE 2021 TERAFINAL PRELIMINARY (Under 10) Saturday 4th September 2021 – 10am 7 rounds – 10 minutes + 5 seconds increments Played on Lichess.org   Congratulations again to Rishi Vijayakumar J9 on finishing equal 2nd (3 way tie) on[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 02/09/21 – Arena 65 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 2 seconds Congratulations to Graham Mooney on a very convincing performance to take top spot for the 5th time in this format on 17 points. Graham[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL – Tues 2nd Sept 21 – 6pm – Match Report The 4NCL is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.   Division Two – Group C Result Dundee City Juniors 5½ - 2½[...]
THURS NIGHT QUICK-PLAY 26/08/21 – Arena 64 Time-Control – 5 minutes + 2 seconds Congratulations to Euan Murray who went one better than last week, finishing top of the podium on,13 points! This is Euan`s 8th time standing[...]
4NCL (4 NATIONS CHESS LEAGUE) Tuesday 24th August 21 – 7:30pm – Round One Time-Control: 45 minutes + 15 minutes increments (Dundee City is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club.)   Well here we[...]
JUNIOR 4NCL Thurs 19th Aug 21 – 6pm - Lichess Division 2 – Group C Well here we go again with another 4NCL season and Dundee City has 5 teams in the 4NCL, one in the junior[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 19th Aug 21 – Arena 63 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds  (Apologies for late report but the reasons for this will become know soon.) Congratulations to Andre Babin[...]
CASTLEHILL CHESS CLUB DUNDEE AGM Thurs 9th Sept 21 - 7:30 pm (19:30 hrs) Where has all the time gone since our last AGM? Playing online chess with no OTB club night has make me lose track[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX Thurs 12th Aug 21 – 7:30 pm – Round 5 (last) Time-Control – 3 minutes + 2 seconds 8 round Swiss event Oh what a night as 13 players battled it out in the[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY GRAND PRIX CHAMPIONSHIP Thurs 12th Aug 21, 7:30pm Round 5 (Last)– 7 round Swiss Time-Control – 3 minutes + 2 seconds increments Points: 1st = 5; 2nd = 4; 3rd = 3; 4th = 2; 5th =[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 5th Aug 21 – Arena 62 – 8:10pm to 9:20pm Time-Control – 2 minutes + 5 seconds bullet!   Ten players took part in this weeks competition and it was another bullet event but[...]
THE BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT 2021 Round 3 Report   Another exciting round of chess with a couple of surprises and the expected draw between a couple of old hands!   Alastair Dawson and Robert Jackson lead the way on[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 29th July 21 – Arena 61 – 8:10pm to 9:10pm Time-Control – 2 minutes bullet!   This week back by popular demand by our juniors we had the 3rd 2 minute bullet event which[...]
CASTLEHILL THURS NIGHT COMPETITION The next two Thursdays (see below) we will be running two “BULLET” competitions as requested by some of our juniors!   **Thurs 29th July 21 – 2 minute bullet – Start 8:10 pm –[...]
Final – Mon 26th July 21 – 6pm – Lichess Time=Control: 45 minutes + 15 seconds increments  Miguel Angel Prieto Alvarez (1800) 0 – 1 André Babin (1883)   Congratulations to André Babin on winning his first ever Castlehill[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 22nd July 21 – Arena 60 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm Time-Control – 5 minutes + 3 seconds   This week’s competition had a lot more of the top players losing a few matches which[...]
CASTLEHILL QUICK-PLAY CHAMPIONSHIP Thurs 15th July 21, 7:30pm Round 4 (penultimate)– 7 round Swiss   Before this penultimate event, Andre Babin was leading by 1½ points only from Jan Barron-Majerik so all still to play for with two events[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 8th July 21 – Arena 59 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm (It said 58, but was 59!)   Oh what a night with 11 players taking part including new Castlehill Member Judith Firth! Welcome to[...]
2020 WORLD WIDE CHESS LEAGUE 2020-21 Sunday 4th July 21 – 21:00hrs (9.00pm) All matches on Chess.com   Dundee City Teams are a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club and Dundee Chess Club. FORMAT 2 games against the same opponent (black[...]
THE BOB DUNN SUMMER TOURNAMENT 2021 Round 2 Report Most of the results went to the form book but congratulations to Marten Kats (1203) who beat junior wonder kid, Rishi Vijayakumar J9! That was some result Marten!   Trevor[...]
CASTLEHILL WEEKLY QUICK-PLAY EVENT Thurs 1st July 21 – Arena 58 – 8:10pm to 9:40pm   Congratulations for the second week in a row to Richard Kynoch who finished unbeaten on 21 points. He drew one match but[...]
CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT 2020-21 Semi-Finals – Results   Miguel Alvarez (1650)est 1 – 0 Graham Mooney (1866) Andre Babin (1882) 1 – 0 Marten Kats (1203)   Congratulations to Miguel and Andre in reaching this season’s Random Knockout Final! Commiserations to[...]