THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 14th Jan 21: 8:10pm to 9: 40pm A fantastic 16 players took part in this week’s quick-play tournament, including new member Darren Cruickshank! Good to have you on board Darren!   Congratulations to[...]
CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 Report after round 2   Wow, with an influx of new members we are now up to 40 players taking part in our Online Club Championship!   Round two did not go to plan for[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE MATCH REPORTS 2020-21 (A bit late for some matches but made it at last!)   Division One – Thur 7th Jan 21 Castlehill C 2½, Newport Knights A 1½ This was a tough match with our[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT (by Trevor Harley, Captain of “F” team) Tuesday 12th January 2021 – Div 2 – Dundee E v Castlehill F Trevor Harley writes: On Tuesday 12 January 2021 the F team played[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 7th Jan 21: 8:10pm to 9: 45pm (Approx) This was the first Thursday night event of 2021 and the honour of the first 2021 winner goes to Ognan “Oggy” Kolev! Congratulations[...]
TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 2020-21 (Kirkcaldy)   The 3rd TAFCA Allegro Championship night took place on Wed 6th Jan 21 at 7:30pm (Kirkcaldy Club Night). On the night up for grabs was the “TAFCA Kirkcaldy Allegro Championship”![...]
CASTLEHILL JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 Round 2: Mon 4th Jan 21: 6pm Round 2 proved to be a more exciting night in more ways than one! Haoqi Liu and his mum both forgot he was playing tonight![...]
FORTHCOMING EVENTS 2021! Happy New Year to everyone! Monday 4th January 2021 Castlehill Junior Club Championship 2020-21 Round 2: 6pm start: two matches (White & Black) against same player. Time-Control: 15 minutes each player. Link up for watching matches. Junior[...]
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Merry Christmas to past, present and future members of Castlehill Chess Club Dundee Have a great Chessmas![...]
The 2nd TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES (Incorporating Perth Allegro)  The 2nd TAFCA Allegro of the season was held at Perth (virtually!) on Monday 21st December 20. 7:30pm. 35 players took part in a 5 round Swiss, 15[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLI NE MATCH REPORT Thurs 17th Dec 20 – Div 2 – Castlehill E v Dundee D   Well this was the last TAFCA league match of 2020 and it could not have gone better[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 17th Dec 20: 8:10pm to 9: 45pm (Approx) Breaking News – The return of the prodigal son! Congratulations to Declan Shafi on finishing top of the heap! Declan due to TAFCA matches[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT (by Trevor Harley Captain of "F" team) Tues 15th Dec 20 – Div 2 – Dundee C v Castlehill F On Tuesday 15 December 2020 the F team played their final game[...]
The 2nd TAFCA ALLEGRO CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES 2020-21 (Incorporating the Perth Christmas Allegro Championship 20-21) Monday 21st December 2020; 7:30pm (Round One starts immediately when the lichess clock reaches 7:30pm!) Your are all warmly invited to join us on Mon[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT Mon 14th Dec 20 – Div 1 – Castlehill D v Perth A This was the last TAFCA division one match for 2020 and both teams needed the points. It did[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT (by Robert Jackson with help from his team) Thurs 10 December 2020 – Div 1 – Castlehill ‘A’ 1.5 v 2.5 Castlehill ‘C’ This was an exciting match between two sides[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 10th Dec 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx) It looked and felt like any other chess night, but what we witnessed was brutal and at the end, all that was left[...]
JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 Rishi Vijayakumar J9 (1002 - but really 1500++) started the defence of his title off with 2 wins in round 1 against new member, Noah Dickson J8 (UG). Noah put up a[...]
CELTIC NATIONS 2020 Fàilte chridheil don teaghlach Cheilteach againn Sat 5th to Sun 6th Dec 20 - Time control 25 minutes + 5 second increment   Congratulations to the three Scotland teams and players taking part for an out[...]
CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 The round two draw is now up on our website. The match night (and deadline!) is Monday 11th January 2021. All matches take place on Lichess at 7:30pm unless otherwise mutually agreed change of[...]
SCOTTISH CHESS TOUR Scottish Junior Under 11 Allegro Saturday 5th December 2020 – 6:30pm 6 round Swiss – 15 Minutes + 5 seconds   Congratulations to Josh Dickson J10 for finishing runner-up in a field of 38 players in the[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT Thurs 3rd Dec 20 – Div 2 – Castlehill G 1, Castlehill H 3 What a incredible result by Castlehill H to beat the higher graded Castlehill G in this derby[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 3rd Dec 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx)   Congratulations to Andre Babin on winning tonight’s competition. Andre had won on 19/11/20, but missed the following week due to a TAFCA match[...]
CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT TOURNAMENT 2020-21 Thank you all for entering this seasons Random Knockout Competition 2020-21. We had a wonderful 27 entries this year. Please read the following important information. DEADLINE DATES: **Prelim Deadline: Mon 25th Jan 21 **1st[...]
CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 30/11/20: Round 1 report   We got a fantastic 34 entries for the Club Championship Online, more than I expected so thank you all! The official date for the first round took place on Mon[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT Thurs 26th Nov 20 – Div 1 – Castlehill A 1½, Dundee B 2½   Congratulations to Dundee B for a great win against Castlehill A, The Dundee B team did what[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 26th Nov 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx)   Congratulations to Euan Murray for winning last nights “Castlehill Thurs Night “Weekly Competition! Andy Rowe was runner-up, while Ognyan Kolev (Oggy!) was 3rd.[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLI NE MATCH REPORT Tues 24th Nov 20 – Div 1 – Dundee A 2½, Castlehill B 1½ What a fantastic match this turned out to be! Castlehill B were up against the very[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE MATCH REPORT Tues 23rd Nov 20 – Div 1 – Castlehill C 4, Castlehill D 0   Congratulations to Castlehill C with an emphatic win to not only white wash their opponents in this[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE INFORMATION  The TAFCA Winter league started on Monday 2nd Nov 20 with two divisions. Castlehill Chess Club Dundee have an amazing 8 teams entered, 4 teams in each division! No major upsets so[...]
CASTLEHILL RANDOM KNOCKOUT CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 - Entries As you all know by now, due to government guidelines we cannot meet as a chess club on Thursday`s at the Chaplaincy. But we have no intention of lying[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 19th Nov 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx)   Congratulations to Andre Babin for yet again winning the “Castlehill Thurs Night “Weekly Competition! Last week’s winner, Graham Mooney could only manage 2nd[...]
The 1st TAFCA Allegro Championship Series 2020-21 – Newport Knights Wed 18th Nov 20 – 7:30pm – 5 round Swiss – 15 minutes each player.   The first of six TAFCA Allegro Championships this season was a cracker[...]
4NCL – Tues 17th Nov 20 – 7:30pm – Match Report The 4NCL is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. We have 2 teams in the 4NCL and one team[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 - A story report from a Castlehill H perspective! Division Two - Mon 16th Nov 20 Castlehill H 1, Castlehill E 3   The first match for both teams in the TAFCA Winter League on paper,[...]
TAFCA Allegro Championship 2020-21 – Newport Knights (1/6) Wednesday 18th November 2020 – 7:25pm on Lichess   This is a reminder that the first TAFCA Allegro Championship Series starts/takes place this Wed 18th Nov 20, 7:30pm, and Newport Knights[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 Result – Thurs 12th Nov 20 Division One Castlehill B 3, Castlehill C 1 This was the first match for both teams in the TAFCA Winter League online 2020-21, and it all went to[...]
  JUNIOR 4NCL – Tues 12th  Nov 20 – 7:30pm – Match Report: Heartache for Dundee City Juniors The 4NCL is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. We have 2 teams[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 12th Nov 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx)   Another successful night’s chess in our weekly event with 12 players taking part, including new member, Blair Marshall. It was a bit of[...]
TAFCA LEAGUE MATCH REPORT 2020-21 Division Two: Castlehill F 2½,  Castlehill G 1½   1 1396 Colm Hawkins B v.  Innes Ford W 1180 1-0 2 1333 Trevor Harley (C) W v. Norman Waugh B 1-0 3 1312 Gordon Thomas B v.[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 5th Nov 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx)   12 players took part in the 30th Arena quick-play event, some on a part-time basis! Congratulations to Richard Kynoch, a.k.a. DoktorAvalanche, who turned[...]
Celtic Nations Online Junior Team Invitational 2020 Selections Castlehill Chess Club Dundee are super proud that one of our juniors, Rishi Vijayakumar J9 (1002) has been selected to play for Scotland at the upcoming Celtic Nations[...]
4NCL – Tues 3rd Nov 20 – 7:30pm – Match Report The 4NCL is a joint venture between Castlehill Chess Club Dundee and Dundee Chess Club. We have 2 teams in the 4NCL and one team[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21- Match Report 02/11/20: Div 1: Castlehill D v Castlehill A   You'd think our A team would romp home against our D team, wouldn't you? Instead the squeaked by with the narrowest of[...]
All members should have received the club newsletter by email on Sunday (1 November 2020). If you haven't got it, please check your spam folder, and if it's not there email your Club Secretary trevor.harley @[...]
CASTLEHILL CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2020-21 Well this will be a first as we start the 2020-21 Castlehill Club Championship online!  Who will be the first winner of this? Will being online change anything? We will just have to[...]
THURS NIGHT WEEKLY ARENA TOURNAMENT Thurs 29th Oct 20: 8:10pm to 9: 35pm (Approx)   Congratulations to Euan Murray on winning in a strong field! This is Euan`s 2nd time as a winner having won the title way[...]
4JuniorNCL – Thurs 29th Oct 20 – 6pm – Report Division Three (3) – Group A Dundee City Juniors 7, Harrow Juniors F 1   Another convincing victory for Dundee City Juniors in the penultimate round of the qualifying[...]
TAFCA WINTER LEAGUE ONLINE 2020-21 As you should know by now, the TAFCA OTB Winter League will be online for 2020-21 due to the still ongoing COVID pandemic and government guidelines. The fixtures are now out and[...]