We are now looking for entries for our first ever on-line Summer tournament. Closing date for entries is Sunday 17th May 2020. This will be like a dummy run to see how it goes and work on the finer details, but you could become our first ever on-line Summer champion!

Updated: 02/05/20

ENTRIES (so far)

1.Ray Noble


  1. The round draws will be displayed on the Castlehill web site ASAP.
  2. The closing date for entries is Sun 17th May 20. No entries will be taken after the second round draw has been made.
  3. The Summer on-line will be a 4 round Swiss event using the CHESS SCOTLAND Swiss pairings program, or a CS/Committee approved computer-pairing software.
  4. When the draw is made please contact your opponent to arrange a date (any day!) and time (any time!) to play. Always CC me (Ray) in all emails.( lichess.org is the default website but if you both agree, chess.com.)
  5. The scoring shall be; Win=3 point: Draw=1 point; Loss=0 points.
  6. Any player may request a 1 point bye in the first 3 rounds.
  7. Time-controlOne time control of 60 minutes each player. No minimum number of required moves, no quick-Play finish and no increments. (2 hours play)
  8. The result of the match should be sent by email by both players to the controller (Ray). If possible also send me the link to the game (Copy & paste).
  9. Fair Play: The use of computer software, or any other aid is strictly forbidden.
    Castlehill will conduct fair play checks along with lichess.org. Anyone deemed to be using computer assistance will be barred.
  10. You must have put your full name and on-line handle in the online spread sheet provided (see guides).
  11. The competition organiser and/or committee may make amendments deemed appropriate to ensure the smooth running of the tournament.